17 June 2003 Ultracompact highly reliable all-solid-state photopolarimeter
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Proceedings Volume 4989, Optical Devices for Fiber Communication IV; (2003) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.472898
Event: Integrated Optoelectronics Devices, 2003, San Jose, CA, United States
Abstract
In this paper, an ultra compact highly reliable all solid state photopolarimeter is presented. This innovative polarimeter includes: (1) a set of digital Faraday rotators; (2) a photodetector and corresponding processor; (3) and a novel measurement technique so that the temperature and wavelength dependences of magneto-optic crystals are automatically compensated. The major advantages of this novel polarimeter are (1) highly reliable (no mechanical moving parts); (2) higly accurate; (3) fast speed (< 1 ms); and (4) ultra compact size (e.g., 25 mm x 10 mm x 10 mm). It is anticipated this unique polarimeter can have a variety of applications in the areas of polarization monitoring in optics networks, ellipsometry, non-invasive bio-optic sensors, etc.
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Shizhuo Yin, Shizhuo Yin, Purwadi Purwosumarto, Purwadi Purwosumarto, Wei-Hung Su, Wei-Hung Su, Fang Luo, Fang Luo, } "Ultracompact highly reliable all-solid-state photopolarimeter", Proc. SPIE 4989, Optical Devices for Fiber Communication IV, (17 June 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.472898; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.472898
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