Nonlinear polarization effects in optical fibers: Polarization attraction and modulation instability [Invited]
Authors: Millot G., Wabnitz S.
Autors Affiliation: Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire Carnot de Bourgogne (ICB), UMR 6303 CNRS, Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France; Dipartimento di Ingegneria Dell\’Informazione, Università di Brescia, Via Branze 38, Brescia, 25123, Italy
Abstract: We review polarization stabilization techniques based on the polarization attraction effect in low-birefringence fibers. Polarization attraction or pulling may be based on cross-polarization modulation, on parametric amplification, and on Raman or Brillouin scattering. We also review methods for laser frequency conversion based on polarization modulation instabilities in low-and high-birefringence fibers, and photonic crystal fibers. Polarization instabilities in nonlinear fibers may also be exploited for sensing applications.
Journal/Review: JOURNAL OF THE OPTICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA B: OPTICAL PHYSICS
Volume: 31 (11) Pages from: 2754 to: 2768
More Information: This work was carried out with support from the Italian Ministry of University and Research (MIUR) through grant 2008MPSSNX, the Conseil Regional de Bourgogne, the Labex ACTION program (contract ANR-11-LABX-01-01), and the iXCore Foundation.KeyWords: Birefringence; Fibers; Modulation; Nonlinear optics; Optical fibers; Optical parametric amplifiers; Photonic crystal fibers; Single mode fibers, Birefringence fibers; Cross polarization modulation; High-birefringence fibers; Modulation instabilities; Nonlinear polarization effects; Parametric amplification; Polarization modulation; Polarization stabilization, PolarizationDOI: 10.1364/JOSAB.31.002754Citations: 30data from “WEB OF SCIENCE” (of Thomson Reuters) are update at: 2022-11-27References taken from IsiWeb of Knowledge: (subscribers only)Connecting to view paper tab on IsiWeb: Click hereConnecting to view citations from IsiWeb: Click here