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Optical Beating Interferometry For Correlation Processing Of Fluctuating Optical Waves Guided In A Length Of Birefringent Fiber
Author(s): Kazuhiko Oka; Satoshi Tanaka; Yoshihiro Ohtsuka
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Paper Abstract

A fiber-optic heterodyne correlation-processing system is devised to investigate the spectral characteristics of the fluctuating optical waves propagated in a length of externally perturbed birefringent single-mode fiber. The power and cross-power spectra for the complex-amplitude fluctuations of the initially excited and cross-coupled modes guided in the orthogonal axes of the fiber are taken out of a beat-photocurrent spectrum with the help of a computer-aided processing system. The theoretical background and its experimental demonstrations are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 April 1989
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1121, Interferometry '89, (3 April 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.961288
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Kazuhiko Oka, Hokkaido University (Japan)
Satoshi Tanaka, Hokkaido University (Japan)
Yoshihiro Ohtsuka, Hokkaido University (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1121:
Interferometry '89

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