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Birefringence-Controlled Phase-Shifter
Author(s): H. Grebel; M. Mezhoudi
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Paper Abstract

A novel fiber phase-shifter is proposed. It is based on the birefringence effect induced when a polarization-maintaining optical fiber is deformed periodically. The relative phase delay between two fiber modes is altered by fiber axis perturbations to produce a light beam deflection of the far-field pattern by 20 degrees.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 February 1990
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1175, Coherent Lightwave Communications: Fourth in a Series, (5 February 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.963265
Show Author Affiliations
H. Grebel, Optical Waveguide Laboratory (United States)
M. Mezhoudi, Stevens Institute of Technology (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1175:
Coherent Lightwave Communications: Fourth in a Series
Roger C. Steele; Harish R. Sunak, Editor(s)

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