Experimental Tricks

This page is intended to record "collective know-how" of the lab, including procedures, advice, data, etc.

Fibre Optics

When to choose APC and AFC

How to align the polarization to the mode axes of a PM fibre

Single-mode fibre, cutoff, choosing diameter, etc.

Electronics

Analog to Digital Conversion

Op-Amp design techniques

Characterizing Waveplates

Theory
Setup
Matlab Code

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