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Mode-coupled artifact standard for polarization-mode dispersion: design, assembly, and implementation

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Author(s)

Paul A. Williams

Abstract

A stack of quasi-randomly oriented quartz plates has been assembled as a calibration artifact for mode-coupled polarization-mode dispersion. The design of the artifact, the reasons for choosing it, the procedure for its assembly, and its implementation are described. Considerable discussion is also devoted to the fact that this mode-coupled artifact is limited in scope to polarimetric measurement techniques (those that directly measure differential group delay as a function of wavelength).
Citation
Optics Letters
Volume
38
Issue
31

Citation

Williams, P. (1999), Mode-coupled artifact standard for polarization-mode dispersion: design, assembly, and implementation, Optics Letters, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=17921 (Accessed July 15, 2024)

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Created November 1, 1999, Updated February 17, 2017