HG-LG Mode Conversion with Stressed 3-Mode Fibers under Polarization


We have coupled an upright HG mode into a fiber-optic waveguide and used the application of stress to generate a Laguerre-Gaussian laser mode. We have generalized previous results by McGloin et al. by using a polarized input beam, a true 3-mode fiber and by applying the stress on a stripped piece of the optical waveguide. These generalizations are necessary in order to perform quantum information experiments and obtain reliable information on the stress imposed on the optical fiber.

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H. Soller, "HG-LG Mode Conversion with Stressed 3-Mode Fibers under Polarization," Open Journal of Applied Sciences, Vol. 2 No. 4, 2012, pp. 224-227. doi: 10.4236/ojapps.2012.24033.

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