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Coiled birefringent fiber polarizers

M.P.Varnham, D.N.Payne, A.J.Barlow, and E.J.Tarbox

Abstract

Experimental results are presented that illustrate the excellent reproducibility and thermal stability of fiber polarizers made by coiling highly birefringent bow-tie fibers. The effective extinction ratio of the polarizer when used in a fiber-optic gyroscope is shown to be 62 dB.


Optics Letters (1984) Vol.9 pp.306

doi: 10.1364/OL.9.000306

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