Polarization Properties of Liquid Crystal-Core Optical Fiber Waveguides

Tomasz Woliński , Agnieszka Szymańska , T. Nasiłowski , E Nowinowski-Kruszelnicki , R Dąbrowski

Abstract

Abstract Polarization effects in liquid crystal-core optical fiber waveguides have been investigated based on extremely low-birefringence liquid crystal mixture acting as an optical fiber core characterized by an index ellipsoid. In certain conditions the liquid crystal elliptical-core fiber acts as a single-polarization fiber in which only one polarization mode is guided. The paper presents first experimental results of the liquid crystal fiber in the polarimetric configuration subjected to the influence of hydrostatic pressure and electric field.
Author Tomasz Woliński (FP / OPD)
Tomasz Woliński,,
- Optics and Photonics Division
, Agnieszka Szymańska (FEIT / MO)
Agnieszka Szymańska,,
- The Institute of Microelectronics and Optoelectronics
, T. Nasiłowski - [Warsaw University of Technology (PW)]
T. Nasiłowski,,
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- Politechnika Warszawska
, E Nowinowski-Kruszelnicki - [Politechnika Warszawska]
E Nowinowski-Kruszelnicki,,
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, R Dąbrowski - [Politechnika Warszawska]
R Dąbrowski,,
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Journal seriesMolecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals Science and Technology. Section A. Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals, ISSN 1058-725X
Issue year2000
Vol352
No1
Pages361-370
DOIDOI:10.1080/10587250008023194
URL http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10587250008023194
Score (nominal)0
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Publication indicators Scopus Citations = 19; WoS Citations = 13; GS Citations = 23.0
Citation count*23 (2020-01-07)
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