Increase of Model Birefringence by Al2O3・SiO2 Stress-Applying Parts in Polarization-Maintaining Fibers

Katsusuke TAJIMA  Masaharu OHASHI  Yutaka SASAKI  

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IEICE TRANSACTIONS (1976-1990)   Vol.E73   No.1   pp.135-137
Publication Date: 1990/01/25
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Print ISSN: 0000-0000
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Quantum Electronics
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Summary: 
Polarization-maintaining optical fibers with Al2O3 doped silica glass as stress-applying parts (SAPs) and fluorine doped silica glass as cladding are investigated. A high modal birefringence of 1.210-3 due to both thermally and mechanically induced stress is achived.