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Increase of the minor field component in stress-induced birefringent fibers, due to nonuniformity of stress

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Vassallo, C. ; Center National d''Etudes des Telecommunications, Lannion, France

Analytical evaluations of the minorx-component of a LPO1 mode polarized alongy-axis in strongly birefringent optical fibers are proposed, for weakly guiding step-index fibers. In the assumption where thebar{bar{epsilon}}-tensor is everywhere diagonalized inx-y-zaxes, it is shown that the anisotropy has little effect on the minor component and that the polarization ratio (Expower/Eypower) remains within a few decibels from its value in an isotropic fiber. A considerably larger change can be predicted from a more realistic analysis of real birefringent fibers, taking into account the nonuniformity of the stress which produces the birefringence; this nonuniformity makes off-diagonal coordinates-dependent terms to appear in thebar{bar{epsilon}}-tensor. A recent experimental report can thus be explained.

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Lightwave Technology, Journal of  (Volume:5 ,  Issue: 1 )

Date of Publication:

Jan 1987

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