Coherent backscattering in multimode optical fibers

Yaron Bromberg, Sebastien M. Popoff M., Brandon Redding, Hui Cao

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We investigate experimentally two counter-propagating beams that travel through multimode fibers with strong mode coupling. The interferences between waves going through time-reversed paths can enhance, and surprisingly sometimes suppress, coherent backscattering to the input mode.

Original languageAmerican English
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationQELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2014
StatePublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes
EventCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2014 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: 8 Jun 201413 Jun 2014

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers


ConferenceCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2014
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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