Characterization of wavelength dependent birefringence inside the ring type liber cavity using the polarization dependence of laser Outputs

  • Kim, Ho-Young (Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute) ;
  • Kang, Kwang-Yong (Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute) ;
  • Kim, Kyoung-Hon (Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute)
  • Received : 2001.04.19
  • Published : 2002.06.01


Using the polarization dependence of laser output powers, we measured the characteristics of the birefringence, such as the magnitude of phase retardation, the ellipticity, and the off axis angle to the fiber optical axis, inside the ring type fiber laser cavity.



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