Depolarization effect of graded-index plastic optical fiber with strong mode mixing

H. Suzuki, A. Inoue, Y. Koike

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Abstract

We demonstrate that propagating light through graded-index plastic optical fibers is significantly depolarized by intrinsic mode mixing because of microscopic core heterogeneities. This depolarization effect allows for stable optical link through reduction of interference-induced noises.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBragg Gratings, Photosensitivity and Poling in Glass Waveguides and Materials, BGPPM 2018
PublisherOptica Publishing Group (formerly OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781943580439
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018
EventBragg Gratings, Photosensitivity and Poling in Glass Waveguides and Materials, BGPPM 2018 - Zurich, Switzerland
Duration: 2018 Jul 22018 Jul 5

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
VolumePart F98-BGPPM 2018
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherBragg Gratings, Photosensitivity and Poling in Glass Waveguides and Materials, BGPPM 2018
Country/TerritorySwitzerland
CityZurich
Period18/7/218/7/5

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

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