Single Polarization Fibers

Optical fibers which transmit only Light with a certain polarization.

Single-polarization fibers are specialty optical fibers which can transmit light with a certain linear Polarization direction, whereas light with the other polarization direction is either not guided or at least experiences strong optical losses. Such fibers should not be confused with polarization maintaining fibers, which guide light with any polarization state but can preserve a linear polarization state when the polarization direction is properly aligned with the Birefringence axis.

Related Terms
Bundle of Fibers,   Coherent Bundle of Fibers,   Dispersion Decreasing Fibers,   Dispersion Flattened Single Mode Fiber,   Double Clad Fibers,   Fused Fibers,   Large Mode Area Fibers,   Photonic Bandgap Fibers,   Photonic Crystal Fibers,   PMD Polarization Mode Dispersion,  

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