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Optical Pulse Distortion and Polarization Coupling due to Random Deformation of Birefringent Optical Fiber
Yoichi FUJII Kuniaki MOTOSHIMA
IEICE TRANSACTIONS (1976-1990)
Publication Date: 1985/04/25
Print ISSN: 0000-0000
Type of Manuscript: PAPER
Category: Optical and Quantum Electronics
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The crosstalk and the distortion of the optical pulse due to the random polarization coupling is calculated for the birefringent optical fiber from the random mechanical bending and twist, by using the generalized expression of the coupling coefficients. A long-tailed" crosstalk pulse is found to appear as a result of the random polarization coupling. The improvement of the polarization instability from the random deformation by increasing the birefringence is discussed.