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Polarization Retaining Single-Mode Fiber With Improved Coil Performance
Author(s): Paul E. Blaszyk; Robert M. Hawk; Michael J. Marrone
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Paper Abstract

High birefringence, polarization retaining single-mode optical waveguides have been developed for applications requiring stable performance when the fiber is coiled. Recent designs employing high-expansion aluminum-doped stress rods have demonstrated polarization holding parameters better than 6.0 x 10-6m-1 with little degradation of h-parameter or attenuation down to 2 cm diameter coil configurations.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 January 1986
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0566, Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors III, (3 January 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.949817
Show Author Affiliations
Paul E. Blaszyk, Corning Glass Works (United States)
Robert M. Hawk, Corning Glass Works (United States)
Michael J. Marrone, Naval Research Laboratory (United States)


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

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