Ultra-Fast Acoustically Tunable All-Fiber Polarization Controller Based on a Hollow Optical Fiber

J. Yu, J. Lee, M. Han, S. Choi, K. Oh, S. Kim, D. Kim

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Abstract

The effects of traveling acoustic waves on local deformation of circular hollow optical fiber (HOF) was studied. As the flexural acoustic wave propagated along the HOF segment, it produced a periodic microbending where the circular cross section changed to an ellipse. The state of polarization (SOP) was measured using an automated polarization analyzer as the acoustic frequency and radio frequency (RF) voltage applied to the PZT were continuously scanned. The results showed a versatile control of SOP by varying frequency and voltage of RF signal.

Original languageEnglish
Pages573-574
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 2003 Dec 1

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Yu, J., Lee, J., Han, M., Choi, S., Oh, K., Kim, S., & Kim, D. (2003). Ultra-Fast Acoustically Tunable All-Fiber Polarization Controller Based on a Hollow Optical Fiber. 573-574.