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Evolution of the fundamental mode polarization state in a weakly guiding elliptic twisted fiber
Author(s): Constantin N. Alexeyev; Maxim A. Yavorsky
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Paper Abstract

We investigate polarization state evolution in the fundamental mode in a weakly guiding highly elliptic twisted optical fiber. On the basis of the scalar wave equation the analytical expression for the fundamental mode is obtained. Twisting-induced polarization corrections to the propagation constant are found. It is demonstrated that in some limiting case the rise of such corrections can be explained as a manifestation of topological Pancharatnam-Berry's phase.

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Date Published: 24 September 2004
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 5582, Advanced Optoelectronics and Lasers, (24 September 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.583475
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Constantin N. Alexeyev, National Taurida V. Vernadsky Univ. (Ukraine)
Maxim A. Yavorsky, National Taurida V. Vernadsky Univ. (Ukraine)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5582:
Advanced Optoelectronics and Lasers
Igor A. Sukhoivanov; Vasily A. Svich; Alexander V. Volyar; Yuriy S. Shmaliy; Sergy A. Kostyukevych, Editor(s)

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