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Birefringent Fibre Polarisation Components For Sensor Applications
Author(s): Arthur J. Barlow; David N. Payne; Malcolm P. Varnham; Robert Mears
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Paper Abstract

Light polarising effects in "bow-tie" birefringent fibre are reviewed. This has led to the development of compact robust polariser devices as well as low-loss fibres which polarise the transmitted light c-Ter long distances. These components find immediate application in fibre sensors such as cn,, fibre gyroscope, where up to 62dB of polarisation extinction with less than 1dB insertion loss is typical for a fibre polariser.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 January 1986
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0566, Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors III, (3 January 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.949816
Show Author Affiliations
Arthur J. Barlow, York V.S.O.P. Ltd. (U.K.)
David N. Payne, University of Southampton (U.K.)
Malcolm P. Varnham, University of Southampton (U.K.)
Robert Mears, University of Southampton (U.K.)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0566:
Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors III
Emery L. Moore; O. Glenn Ramer, Editor(s)

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