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Acoustooptic Phase and Frequency Shifters for Single Mode Fibers
Author(s): Henry F. Taylor
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Paper Abstract

The design of in-line phase and frequency shifters for single mode fibers is discussed. The basic configuration consists of a cylindrically symmetric piezoelectric transducer fabricated on the fiber surface. For the phase shifter the fiber core is concentric and no polarization coupling occurs. The frequency shifter utilizes a birefringent fiber with a non-concentric core and transducer pairs driven 90° out of phase. Factors affecting the performance of both devices are discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 March 1987
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0719, Fiber Optic Gyros: 10th Anniversary Conf, (11 March 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.937543
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Henry F. Taylor, Texas A & M University (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0719:
Fiber Optic Gyros: 10th Anniversary Conf
Eric Udd, Editor(s)

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