Abstract

We measure the phase shift induced by the optical Kerr effect between the two orthogonally polarized states of a birefringent single-mode fiber. The associated noise, which can arise whenever amplitude fluctuations of the source are present, is discussed.

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1984 (2)

L. F. Mollenauer, R. H. Stolen, Opt. Lett. 9, 13 (1984).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

A. R. Chraplyvy, D. Marcuse, P. S. Henry,IEEE J. Lightwave Technol. LT-2, 6 (1984).
[Crossref]

1983 (1)

1982 (2)

1981 (2)

H. Nakatsuka, D. Grischkowsky, A. C. Balant, Phys. Rev. Lett. 47, 910 (1981).
[Crossref]

J. M. Dziedzic, R. H. Stolen, A. Ashkin, Appl. Opt. 20, 1403 (1981).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

1980 (1)

L. F. Mollenauer, R. H. Stolen, J. P. Gordon, Phys. Rev. Lett. 45, 1095 (1980).
[Crossref]

1978 (2)

R. H. Stolen, V. Ramaswamy, P. Kaiser, W. Pleibel, Appl. Phys. Lett. 33, 699 (1978).
[Crossref]

R. H. Stolen, C. Lin, Phys. Rev. A 17, 1448 (1978).
[Crossref]

1964 (1)

R. Y. Chiao, E. Garmire, C. H. Townes, Phys. Rev. Lett. 13, 479 (1964).
[Crossref]

Ashkin, A.

Balant, A. C.

B. Nikolaus, D. Grischkowsky, A. C. Balant, Opt. Lett. 8, 189 (1983).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

H. Nakatsuka, D. Grischkowsky, A. C. Balant, Phys. Rev. Lett. 47, 910 (1981).
[Crossref]

Botineau, J.

Chiao, R. Y.

R. Y. Chiao, E. Garmire, C. H. Townes, Phys. Rev. Lett. 13, 479 (1964).
[Crossref]

Chraplyvy, A. R.

A. R. Chraplyvy, D. Marcuse, P. S. Henry,IEEE J. Lightwave Technol. LT-2, 6 (1984).
[Crossref]

Crosignani, B.

B. Crosignani, P. Di Porto, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 72, 1553 (1982).
[Crossref]

B. Crosignani, P. Di Porto, S. Piazzolla, P. Spano, in Digest of Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1984), paper FR3.

Di Porto, P.

B. Crosignani, P. Di Porto, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 72, 1553 (1982).
[Crossref]

B. Crosignani, P. Di Porto, S. Piazzolla, P. Spano, in Digest of Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1984), paper FR3.

Dziedzic, J. M.

Garmire, E.

R. Y. Chiao, E. Garmire, C. H. Townes, Phys. Rev. Lett. 13, 479 (1964).
[Crossref]

Gordon, J. P.

L. F. Mollenauer, R. H. Stolen, J. P. Gordon, Phys. Rev. Lett. 45, 1095 (1980).
[Crossref]

Grischkowsky, D.

B. Nikolaus, D. Grischkowsky, A. C. Balant, Opt. Lett. 8, 189 (1983).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

H. Nakatsuka, D. Grischkowsky, A. C. Balant, Phys. Rev. Lett. 47, 910 (1981).
[Crossref]

Henry, P. S.

A. R. Chraplyvy, D. Marcuse, P. S. Henry,IEEE J. Lightwave Technol. LT-2, 6 (1984).
[Crossref]

Kaiser, P.

R. H. Stolen, V. Ramaswamy, P. Kaiser, W. Pleibel, Appl. Phys. Lett. 33, 699 (1978).
[Crossref]

Lin, C.

R. H. Stolen, C. Lin, Phys. Rev. A 17, 1448 (1978).
[Crossref]

Marcuse, D.

A. R. Chraplyvy, D. Marcuse, P. S. Henry,IEEE J. Lightwave Technol. LT-2, 6 (1984).
[Crossref]

Mollenauer, L. F.

L. F. Mollenauer, R. H. Stolen, Opt. Lett. 9, 13 (1984).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

L. F. Mollenauer, R. H. Stolen, J. P. Gordon, Phys. Rev. Lett. 45, 1095 (1980).
[Crossref]

Nakatsuka, H.

H. Nakatsuka, D. Grischkowsky, A. C. Balant, Phys. Rev. Lett. 47, 910 (1981).
[Crossref]

Nikolaus, B.

Piazzolla, S.

B. Crosignani, P. Di Porto, S. Piazzolla, P. Spano, in Digest of Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1984), paper FR3.

Pleibel, W.

R. H. Stolen, V. Ramaswamy, P. Kaiser, W. Pleibel, Appl. Phys. Lett. 33, 699 (1978).
[Crossref]

Ramaswamy, V.

R. H. Stolen, V. Ramaswamy, P. Kaiser, W. Pleibel, Appl. Phys. Lett. 33, 699 (1978).
[Crossref]

Spano, P.

B. Crosignani, P. Di Porto, S. Piazzolla, P. Spano, in Digest of Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1984), paper FR3.

Stolen, R. H.

L. F. Mollenauer, R. H. Stolen, Opt. Lett. 9, 13 (1984).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

R. H. Stolen, J. Botineau, A. Ashkin, Opt. Lett. 7, 512 (1982).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

J. M. Dziedzic, R. H. Stolen, A. Ashkin, Appl. Opt. 20, 1403 (1981).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

L. F. Mollenauer, R. H. Stolen, J. P. Gordon, Phys. Rev. Lett. 45, 1095 (1980).
[Crossref]

R. H. Stolen, C. Lin, Phys. Rev. A 17, 1448 (1978).
[Crossref]

R. H. Stolen, V. Ramaswamy, P. Kaiser, W. Pleibel, Appl. Phys. Lett. 33, 699 (1978).
[Crossref]

Townes, C. H.

R. Y. Chiao, E. Garmire, C. H. Townes, Phys. Rev. Lett. 13, 479 (1964).
[Crossref]

Appl. Opt. (1)

Appl. Phys. Lett. (1)

R. H. Stolen, V. Ramaswamy, P. Kaiser, W. Pleibel, Appl. Phys. Lett. 33, 699 (1978).
[Crossref]

IEEE J. Lightwave Technol. (1)

A. R. Chraplyvy, D. Marcuse, P. S. Henry,IEEE J. Lightwave Technol. LT-2, 6 (1984).
[Crossref]

J. Opt. Soc. Am. (1)

Opt. Lett. (3)

Phys. Rev. A (1)

R. H. Stolen, C. Lin, Phys. Rev. A 17, 1448 (1978).
[Crossref]

Phys. Rev. Lett. (3)

L. F. Mollenauer, R. H. Stolen, J. P. Gordon, Phys. Rev. Lett. 45, 1095 (1980).
[Crossref]

H. Nakatsuka, D. Grischkowsky, A. C. Balant, Phys. Rev. Lett. 47, 910 (1981).
[Crossref]

R. Y. Chiao, E. Garmire, C. H. Townes, Phys. Rev. Lett. 13, 479 (1964).
[Crossref]

Other (1)

B. Crosignani, P. Di Porto, S. Piazzolla, P. Spano, in Digest of Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1984), paper FR3.

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Figures (3)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Experimental setup.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Scope display of (left) the maximum and (right) the minimum output intensities: a, at a generic temperature T; b, at T = T.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Nonlinear phase shift Δθ as a function of ΔP = PPm.

Equations (10)

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E 1 ( R , t ) = E 0 ( R ) exp [ i ( ω 0 t + θ 1 L + θ 1 N L ) ] , E 2 ( R , t ) = E 0 ( R ) exp [ i ( ω 0 t + θ 2 L + θ 2 N L ) ] ,
I ( R , T ; P ) = I 0 { 1 + cos [ Δ θ T L + Δ θ NL ( P ) ] } ,
Δ θ Ψ L + Δ θ NL ( P m ) = π
I ( R , Ψ ; P ) = I 0 ( P ) [ 1 cos Δ ϕ ( P ) ] ,
n = n 1 + n 2 | E | 2 ,
E ( r , z , t ) = E 1 ( r ) exp ( i ω 0 t i β 1 ω 0 z ) Φ 1 ( z , t ) x ̂ + E 2 ( r ) exp ( i ω 0 t i β 2 ω 0 z ) Φ 2 ( z , t ) y ̂ ,
{ z + 1 V 1 t } Φ 1 = i { R 11 | Φ 1 | 2 + R 12 | Φ 2 | 2 } Φ 1 , { z + 1 V 2 t } Φ 2 = i { R 22 | Φ 2 | 2 + R 12 | Φ 1 | 2 } Φ 2 ,
R i j = ω 0 n 2 c E i 2 ( r ) E j 2 ( r ) d x d y .
Δ θ NL ( P ) = k ( n 2 / n 1 ) Z 0 P L / A ,
P = P 1 cos 2 α + h P 1 sin 2 α + h 1 / 2 P 1 sin ( 2 α ) cos Γ ,

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