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Twist-induced birefringence in fibers and optical rotation
Author(s): D. Tentori; C. Ayala-Díaz; F. Treviño-Martínez
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Paper Abstract

In this work we present experimental results of the twist-induced birefringence changes for a single-mode erbium-doped fiber with uniform residual birefringence. Two polarimetric methods were used in this study. Both discern evolution of the azimuth and ellipticity angles of the output polarization state. According to these results when the initial residual birefringence is elliptical, the modified optical anisotropy does not enhance its optical activity.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 December 2009
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 7499, Seventh Symposium Optics in Industry, 749910 (4 December 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.843817
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D. Tentori, Ctr. de Investigación Científica y de Educación Superior de Ensenada (Mexico)
C. Ayala-Díaz, Univ. Autónoma de Baja California (Mexico)
F. Treviño-Martínez, Univ. Autónoma de Nuevo León (Mexico)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7499:
Seventh Symposium Optics in Industry

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