All-Optical Polarization Control for Telecom Applications

Year: 2015

Authors: Bony P.-Y., Guasoni M., Pitois S., Picozzi A., Sugny D., Jauslin H., Millot G., Wabnitz S., Fatome J.

Autors Affiliation: Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire Carnot de Bourgogne, UMR 6303 CNRS, Université de Bourgogne, 9 Av. A. Savary, Dijon, 21078, France; Department of Information Engineering, Università di Brescia, Via Branze 38, Brescia, 25123, Italy

Abstract: We describe a phenomenon of self-organization of the light state-of-polarization in optical fibers based on a nonlinear cross-polarization interaction between an incident signal and its backward replica. Several proof-of-principles for telecom applications are reported.

Conference title: Optical Fiber Communications Conference (OFC) 2015
Place: Los Angeles, USA

KeyWords: Optical fibers; Polarization, Cross polarizations; Incident signals; Proof of principles; Self organizations; State of polarization; Telecom applications, Optical fiber communication