Nonlinear polarization dynamics of Kerr beam self-cleaning in a graded-index multimode optical fiber
Authors: Krupa K., Castañeda G.G., Tonello A., Niang A., Kharenko D.S., Fabert M., Couderc V., Millot G., Minoni U., Modotto D., Wabnitz S.
Autors Affiliation: Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell’Informazione, Università di Brescia, via Branze 38, Brescia, 25123, Italy; Université de Limoges, XLIM, UMR CNRS 7252, 123 Avenue A. Thomas, Limoges, 87060, France; Novosibirsk State University, 1 Pirogova street, Novosibirsk, 630090, Russian Federation; Université Bourgogne Franche-Comté, ICB UMR CNRS 6303, 9 Avenue A. Savary, Dijon, 21078, France
Abstract: We experimentally study polarization dynamics of Kerr beam self-cleaning in a graded-index multimode optical fiber. We show that spatial beam cleaning is accompanied by nonlinear polarization rotation and a significant increase of the degree of linear polarization.
Journal/Review: OPTICS LETTERS
Volume: 44 (1) Pages from: 171 to: 174
More Information: We thank G. Brambilla and A. Barthélémy for helpful remarks.KeyWords: Cleaning; Multimode fibers; Optical fibers; Polarization, Degree of linear polarization; Graded index; Multimode optical fibers; Nonlinear polarization rotation; Nonlinear polarizations; Polarization dynamics; Self cleaning; Spatial beams, Nonlinear opticsDOI: 10.1364/OL.44.000171Citations: 11data from “WEB OF SCIENCE” (of Thomson Reuters) are update at: 2022-01-23References taken from IsiWeb of Knowledge: (subscribers only)Connecting to view paper tab on IsiWeb: Click hereConnecting to view citations from IsiWeb: Click here