1 January 1991 Polarization-diversity fiber networks
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Proceedings Volume 1372, Coherent Lightwave Communications: Fifth in a Series; (1991) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.24918
Event: SPIE Microelectronic Interconnect and Integrated Processing Symposium, 1990, San Jose, United States
Polarisation diversity is an important technique in coherent optical communications. The assembly of cost effective optical networks for realisation of this technique requires low-loss stable and practical polarisation maintaining coupler components. Fused fibre couplers produced from birefringent fibre in which the stressinducing regions have been index matched to the surrounding cladding offers a practical solution. Using this method low-loss polarisation maintaining 3 dB couplers and polarisation beam splitting couplers have been produced and assemblies formed to perform polarisation diversity.
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Thomas John Cullen, Thomas John Cullen, } "Polarization-diversity fiber networks", Proc. SPIE 1372, Coherent Lightwave Communications: Fifth in a Series, (1 January 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.24918; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.24918

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