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Pressure and temperature effects on beat length in highly birefringent optical fibers
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Paper Abstract

The Rayleigh scattering method for beat-length measurement of polarization-maintaining highly birefringent bow-tie optical fibers under high hydrostatic pressure in the range up to 100 MPa and under temperature up to 7OC is presented. The results indicate that the beat length increases with temperature and decreases with hydrostatic pressure, and are in a perfect agreement with a semi-phenomenological formula we introduced recently.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1990
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1267, Fiber Optic Sensors IV, (1 August 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.20290
Show Author Affiliations
Wojtek J. Bock, Univ. of Quebec/Hull (Canada)
Andrzej W. Domanski, Univ. of Quebec/Hull (Canada)
Tomasz R. Wolinski, Univ. of Quebec/Hull (Canada)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1267:
Fiber Optic Sensors IV
Ralf Th. Kersten, Editor(s)

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