The influence of the relative values of mutual modal delay, source coherence time, and signal modulation time on the power fluctuations between the two polarization states of a single-mode optical fiber is investigated.
© 1984 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: March 26, 1984
Manuscript Accepted: May 23, 1984
Published: August 1, 1984
B. Crosignani, P. Di Porto, and S. Wabnitz, "Mode-power fluctuations in optical fibers," Opt. Lett. 9, 371-372 (1984)