Characterization of a photonic crystal fiber mode converter using low coherence interferometry

Purnananda Nandi, Z Chen, Agata Witkowska, William J Wadsworth, Timothy A Birks, Jonathan C Knight

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Abstract

The relative group delay of the different modes present in an all-fiber LP11 mode converter at a central wavelength of 750 mn is observed using low coherence interferometric imaging. We have simultaneously measured the relative group delay and computed the intensity and the phase distribution of the modes emitted from the mode converter end face using a Fourier technique, providing unequivocal identification of the modes involved.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1123-1125
Number of pages3
JournalOptics Letters
Volume34
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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