Nonlinear polarization dynamics of Kerr beam self-cleaning in a graded-index multimode optical fiber.

  title={Nonlinear polarization dynamics of Kerr beam self-cleaning in a graded-index multimode optical fiber.},
  author={Katarzyna Krupa and Graciela Garmendia Casta{\~n}eda and Alessandro Tonello and Alioune Niang and Denis S. Kharenko and Marc Fabert and Vincent Couderc and Guy Millot and Umberto Minoni and Daniele Modotto and Stefan Wabnitz},
  journal={Optics letters},
  volume={44 1},
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. 

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