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Single- and double-stage acousto-optical Ti:LiNbO3 TE-TM converters used in wavelength-selective polarimeter and polarization-independent depolarizer
Author(s): Michael Rehage; Reinhold Noe; Christiane Harizi; Raimund Ricken
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Paper Abstract

A Ti:LiNbO3 acousto-optical TE-TM converter followed by a 45 degree(s) linear polarizer allows us to measure the Stokes parameters. A wavelength-selective demonstration unit with 9 MHz electrical measurement bandwidth, roughly 0.04 rad accuracy and 250 GHz optical bandwidth has been developed. An acousto-optical TE-TM converter whose transducer is placed at 1/3 of the interaction length forms a polarization-independent optical depolarizer, suitable to suppress polarization hole burning in long haul EDFA links. We present a double- stage depolarizer with

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Date Published: 22 February 1995
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2449, Fiber Optic Network Components, (22 February 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.201990
Show Author Affiliations
Michael Rehage, Univ. of Paderborn (Germany)
Reinhold Noe, Univ. of Paderborn (Germany)
Christiane Harizi, Univ. of Paderborn (Germany)
Raimund Ricken, Univ. of Paderborn (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2449:
Fiber Optic Network Components

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