Abstract

A metal-clad fiber-optic cutoff polarizer using a thin film is proposed and fabricated. An extinction ratio of 47 dB with excess loss of 1 dB in the polarizer has been achieved.

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1985 (1)

1983 (1)

1980 (2)

1968 (1)

A. Otto, Z. Phys. 216, 398 (1968).
[CrossRef]

Bergh, R. A.

Digonnet, M. J. F.

Edahiro, T.

Eickhoff, W.

W. Eickhoff, Electron. Lett. 16, 762 (1980).
[CrossRef]

Feth, J. R.

Gruchmann, D.

D. Gruchmann, K. Petermann, L. Staudiget, E. Weidet, in Proceedings of the 9th European Conference on Optical Communications (North-Holland, Amsterdam, 1983), pp. 305–307.

Hosaka, T.

Lefevre, H. C.

Marcuse, D.

D. Marcuse, Theory of Dielectric Optical Waveguides (Academic, New York, 1974).

Okamoto, K.

Otto, A.

A. Otto, Z. Phys. 216, 398 (1968).
[CrossRef]

Petermann, K.

D. Gruchmann, K. Petermann, L. Staudiget, E. Weidet, in Proceedings of the 9th European Conference on Optical Communications (North-Holland, Amsterdam, 1983), pp. 305–307.

Shaw, H. J.

Staudiget, L.

D. Gruchmann, K. Petermann, L. Staudiget, E. Weidet, in Proceedings of the 9th European Conference on Optical Communications (North-Holland, Amsterdam, 1983), pp. 305–307.

Stokes, L. F.

Weidet, E.

D. Gruchmann, K. Petermann, L. Staudiget, E. Weidet, in Proceedings of the 9th European Conference on Optical Communications (North-Holland, Amsterdam, 1983), pp. 305–307.

Electron. Lett. (1)

W. Eickhoff, Electron. Lett. 16, 762 (1980).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Lett. (3)

Z. Phys. (1)

A. Otto, Z. Phys. 216, 398 (1968).
[CrossRef]

Other (2)

D. Marcuse, Theory of Dielectric Optical Waveguides (Academic, New York, 1974).

D. Gruchmann, K. Petermann, L. Staudiget, E. Weidet, in Proceedings of the 9th European Conference on Optical Communications (North-Holland, Amsterdam, 1983), pp. 305–307.

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Figures (3)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Schematic of a metal-clad cutoff fiber-optic polarizer.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Experimental setup for measuring the polarization extinction ratio.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

(a) Polarization extinction ratio versus metal-film thickness. (b) Polarizer insertion loss versus metal-film thickness.

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