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  • Editor: Xi-Cheng Zhang
  • Vol. 39, Iss. 15 — Aug. 1, 2014
  • pp: 4568–4570

Highly birefringent 98-core fiber

J. M. Stone, F. Yu, and J. C. Knight  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 39, Issue 15, pp. 4568-4570 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.39.004568


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Abstract

We report on the fabrication and characterization of a polarization-maintaining multicore fiber. The fiber has 98 aligned cores, each with a birefringence of 2.3×104. The beat length, polarization extinction ratio, and polarization orientation are characterized.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication
(060.2420) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fibers, polarization-maintaining
(110.2350) Imaging systems : Fiber optics imaging

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: May 22, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: June 12, 2014
Published: July 29, 2014

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September 10, 2014 Spotlight on Optics

Citation
J. M. Stone, F. Yu, and J. C. Knight, "Highly birefringent 98-core fiber," Opt. Lett. 39, 4568-4570 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-39-15-4568


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