Quarter Wave Plate Fiber

  • Capable of converting linear polarization to circular polarization
  • Designed for optical compatibility with spun HiBi current sensor fibers
  • High splice compatibility with Fibercore sensor fibers

Typical Applications:

  • Current Sensors
  • Polarimetric Systems
  • Quarter Wave Plates

    Comparison
    Model HB1250(7.3/125)QW HB1500(8.9/125)QW
    Operating Wavelength (nm) 1310 1550
    Cut-Off Wavelength (nm) ≤1270 1200 - 1500
    Numerical Aperture 0.13 - 0.17 0.13 - 0.17
    Mode Field Diameter (μm) 6.2 - 8.4 @1310nm 7.9 - 9.9 @1550nm
    Attenuation (dB/km) ≤5 @1310nm ≤5 @1550nm
    Beat-Length (mm) @633 3.0 - 4.3 3.0 - 4.3
    Proof Test (%) 1 (100 kpsi) 1 (100 kpsi)
    Cladding Diameter (μm) 125 ± 1 125 ± 1
    Coating Diameter (μm) 245 ± 15 245 ± 15
    Core Concentricity (μm) ≤1 ≤1
    Operating Wavelength (nm) 1310
    Cut-Off Wavelength (nm) ≤1270
    Numerical Aperture 0.13 - 0.17
    Mode Field Diameter (μm) 6.2 - 8.4 @1310nm
    Attenuation (dB/km) ≤5 @1310nm
    Beat-Length (mm) @633 3.0 - 4.3
    Proof Test (%) 1 (100 kpsi)
    Cladding Diameter (μm) 125 ± 1
    Coating Diameter (μm) 245 ± 15
    Core Concentricity (μm) ≤1