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Polarisation State Control Using Fibre Optic Techniques
Author(s): R. P. Tatam; P. Akhavan Leilabady; J. D. C . Jones; D. A. Jackson
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Paper Abstract

Reported in this paper are novel fibre optic techniques for controlling the azimuth of a linearly polarised optical beam. Polarisation state control is implemented using piezo-electric and acousto-optic phase modulators. A pseudo-heterodyne signal processing scheme for polarimetry is described. Results from demonstration experiments of light scattering from a colloidal dispersion and the measurement of optical activity are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 August 1986
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 0586, Fiber Optic Sensors I, (7 August 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.951143
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R. P. Tatam, University of Kent (UK.)
P. Akhavan Leilabady, University of Kent (UK.)
J. D. C . Jones, University of Kent (UK.)
D. A. Jackson, University of Kent (UK.)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0586:
Fiber Optic Sensors I
Herve J. Arditti; Luc B. Jeunhomme, Editor(s)

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