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Hollow-core design provides polarization purity

The finding that hollow-core optical fibres can preserve the state of linearly polarized light over hundreds of metres with exceptional purity could benefit applications in sensing, gyroscopes and quantum optics.

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Fig. 1: Polarization properties of nodeless ARF and NANF.


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Gladyshev, A.V., Bufetov, I.A. Hollow-core design provides polarization purity. Nat. Photonics 14, 468–469 (2020).

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