Compact Electrically tunable Waveplate Based on Liquid Crystal Photonic Bandgap Fibers

Lei Wei, Thomas Tanggaard Alkeskjold, Stephan Urs Keller, Jonas Michael Lindhard, Helle Vendelbo Jensen, Kristian Nielsen, Anja Boisen, Anders Overgaard Bjarklev

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Abstract

A compact tunable waveplate based on negative dielectric liquid crystal photonic bandgap fibers is presented. The birefringence can be tuned electrically to work as a quarter-wave or a half-wave plate in the wavelength range 1520nm-1600nm.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTechnical digest, CLEO/QELS
PublisherIEEE
Publication date2009
ISBN (Print)978-1-55752-869-8
Publication statusPublished - 2009
EventConference on Lasers and Electro‐Optics (CLEO)/International Quantum Electronics Conference (IQEC) - Baltimore, MA, United States
Duration: 1 Jun 20096 Jun 2009

Conference

ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro‐Optics (CLEO)/International Quantum Electronics Conference (IQEC)
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MA
Period01/06/200906/06/2009

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Wei, L., Alkeskjold, T. T., Keller, S. U., Lindhard, J. M., Jensen, H. V., Nielsen, K., ... Bjarklev, A. O. (2009). Compact Electrically tunable Waveplate Based on Liquid Crystal Photonic Bandgap Fibers. In Technical digest, CLEO/QELS IEEE.