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The Effect Of Coatings On Polarization Maintaining Elliptical Single Mode Fibers
Author(s): P. E. Sanders; A. S. Kuczma; D. R. Maack; M. S. Maklad
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Paper Abstract

Elliptical polarization maintaining single mode fibers were fabricated with both round and conformal elliptical coating configurations in order to externally identify the fiber axes. These fibers were then level wound onto various diameter coils and tested for polarization holding ability (h parameter). The test results are reported and an analysis is made of the effect of coating configuration and axial alignment on the state of polarization (SOP).

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 January 1986
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0566, Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors III, (3 January 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.949820
Show Author Affiliations
P. E. Sanders, EOTec Corporation (United States)
A. S. Kuczma, EOTec Corporation (United States)
D. R. Maack, EOTec Corporation (United States)
M. S. Maklad, EOTec Corporation (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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