Structural polarization-rocking filters in highly birefringent microfibers

Wei Jin, Wa Jin, Haifeng Xuan

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Abstract

We report the first fabrication, to our knowledge, of polarization-rocking filters in highly birefringent elliptical microfibers. A rocking filter was made by periodically heating/twisting a microfiber with an ellipticity of ̃0.7 and a diameter of ̃2.8 μm along its major axis. Strong input polarization suppression of ̃20 dB was achieved at a resonant wavelength of ̃1556.4 nm with a device length of ̃3 mm.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3363-3366
Number of pages4
JournalOptics Letters
Volume39
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15 Jun 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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