Theory of fiber optic Raman polarizers
Authors: Kozlov V.V., Nuño J., Ania-Castañón J.D., Wabnitz S.
Autors Affiliation: Department of Information Engineering, Università di Brescia, Via Branze 38, 25123 Brescia, Italy; Department of Physics, Saint Petersburg State University, Petrodvoretz, Saint Petersburg, 198504, Russian Federation; Instituto de Optica, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas (CSIC), 28006 Madrid, Spain
Abstract: We propose and apply a theoretical description of a Raman amplifier based on the vector model of randomly birefringent fibers to the characterization of Raman polarizers. The Raman polarizer is a special type of Raman amplifier with the property of producing a highly repolarized beam when fed by relatively weak and unpolarized light.
Journal/Review: OPTICS LETTERS
Volume: 35 (23) Pages from: 3970 to: 3972
KeyWords: Birefringent fibers; Raman amplifier; Unpolarized light; Vector models, Light amplifiers; Raman scattering, Optical instrumentsDOI: 10.1364/OL.35.003970Citations: 31data 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