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Phenomenological approach to the analysis of the polarization effects in fiber optic interferometers
Author(s): Jorge L. Arce-Diego; Miguel A. Morante Rabago; Francisco J. Madruga Saavedra; Jose Miguel Lopez-Higuera
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Paper Abstract

Using the scattering matrices and the graph theory, three basic structures of all-fiber interferometers, Mach-Zehnder, Michelson, and Sagnac have been analyzed. The influences that, the couplers with losses and constant coupling polarization dependent, and the birefringent of the optical fibers, both used for making these optical systems, introduce in the performances of the three interferometers, are studied and compared.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 December 1999
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 4016, Photonics, Devices, and Systems, (29 December 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.373628
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Jorge L. Arce-Diego, Univ. of Cantabria (Spain)
Miguel A. Morante Rabago, Univ. of Cantabria (Spain)
Francisco J. Madruga Saavedra, Univ. of Cantabria (Spain)
Jose Miguel Lopez-Higuera, Univ. of Cantabria (Spain)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4016:
Photonics, Devices, and Systems
Miroslav Hrabovsky; Pavel Tomanek; Miroslav Miler, Editor(s)

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