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Distributed measurement of intermodal beat length in an elliptic-core two-mode fiber by Brillouin dynamic grating
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Paper Abstract

Optical time-domain measurement and characterization of intermodal beat length in an elliptic-core two-mode fiber (ecore TMF) is demonstrated using Brillouin dynamic grating. A mode-selective coupler is used for selective launch and retrieval of different modes, and the operations of BDG for four different pairs of pump-probe (LP01 x-LP11 x, LP01 x-LP11 y, LP01 y-LP11 x, LP01 y-LP11 y) are observed, representing a fine structure of modal birefringence in the e-core TMF. Distributed measurement of the BDG spectrum is performed for each pair of pump-probe with 1.5 m spatial resolution mapping the difference of the effective refractive indexes of spatial and polarization modes along a 75 m TMF.

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Date Published: 2 June 2014
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 9157, 23rd International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, 91573S (2 June 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2059454
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Yong Hyun Kim, Chung-Ang Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
Kwang Yong Song, Chung-Ang Univ. (Korea, Republic of)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9157:
23rd International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors
José M. López-Higuera; Julian D. C. Jones; Manuel López-Amo; José Luis Santos, Editor(s)

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