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Coiled birefringent fiber polarizers

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


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

Southampton ePrint id: 78588


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