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.

© 1985 Optical Society of America

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