Theoretical study of polarization attraction in high-birefringence and spun fibers
Authors: Kozlov V.V., Wabnitz S.
Autors Affiliation: Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell\’Informazione, Universitá di Brescia, via Branze 38, 25123 Brescia, Italy; St. Petersburg University, Department of Physics, Petrodvoretz, St. Petersburg 198504, Russian Federation
Abstract: Lossless polarizers are conservative nonlinear optical devices that transform unpolarized light into highly polarized light without polarization-dependent losses. The device proposed here consists of an up to 100-m-long segment of nonlinear highly birefringent or unidirectionally spun fiber pumped from the output end by an intense backwardpropagating beam. An initially unpolarized (scrambled) signal beam acquires a degree of polarization close to 100% toward the fiber output.
Journal/Review: OPTICS LETTERS
Volume: 35 (23) Pages from: 3949 to: 3951
KeyWords: Degree of polarization; High birefringence; Lossless; Nonlinear optical devices; Polarization dependent loss; Polarized light; Signal beams; Spun fiber; Theoretical study; Unpolarized light, Birefringence; Optical instruments; Polarization, Spinning (fibers)DOI: 10.1364/OL.35.003949Citations: 24data 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