IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Analytic solution for the birefringence produced by thermal stress in polarization-maintaining optical fibers

Author(s): M. Varnham ; D. Payne ; A. Barlow ; R. Birch
Sponsor(s): IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 June 1983
Volume: 1
Page(s): 332 - 339
ISSN (Paper): 0733-8724
ISSN (Online): 1558-2213
DOI: 10.1109/JLT.1983.1072123
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Polarization-maintaining optical fibers are usually made by inducing a large anisotropic thermal stress in the core so that it appears highly birefringent. A simple analytic solution has... View More

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