High extinction ratio in-fibre polarizer based on a 45º titled fibre Bragg grating

Zhou, Kaiming, Chen, Xianfeng F., Simpson, Alexander G., Zhang, Lin and Bennion, Ian (2005). High extinction ratio in-fibre polarizer based on a 45º titled fibre Bragg grating. IN: Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, Technical Digest (CD). San Francisco, CA, USA: Optical Society of America.

Abstract

We report an in-fiber polarizer implemented using a 45° tilted FBG. Polarization extinction ratio of 28dB at 1550nm and HMFW over 80nm has been demonstrated. When the un-polarized light passes this device, 99.5% of degree of polarization can be achieved.

Additional Information: Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC), 6 March 2005, Anaheim, CA (US).
Uncontrolled Keywords: in-fiber polarizer, 45° tilted, FBG, polarization extinction ratio, 99.5% of degree of polarization
Published Date: 2005-03
Authors: Zhou, Kaiming
Chen, Xianfeng F.
Simpson, Alexander G.
Zhang, Lin
Bennion, Ian

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