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Polarization-mode dispersion measurement in a system with polarization-dependent loss or gain
Author(s): Liang Chen; Ou Chen; Saeed Hadjifaradji; Xiaoyi Bao
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Paper Abstract

A new generalized Poincare sphere method is proposed to measure the complex principal states of polarization vector for a system with polarization dependent loss or gain. The spectral resolved measurements with our propsoed test-set agree with the well known Jones eigenvalue analysis method.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 December 2003
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 5260, Applications of Photonic Technology 6, (15 December 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.543454
Show Author Affiliations
Liang Chen, Univ. of Ottawa (Canada)
Ou Chen, Univ. of Ottawa (Canada)
Saeed Hadjifaradji, Univ. of Ottawa (Canada)
Xiaoyi Bao, Univ. of Ottawa (Canada)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5260:
Applications of Photonic Technology 6
Roger A. Lessard; George A. Lampropoulos, Editor(s)

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