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spin polarized optical fiber

Putting something in a big magnetic field spin polarizes it, and spin polarized molecules have different chemistry, could spin polarizing either the melt, the strand, or the cooled strand of optical fiber make it more transparent
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Electrons have a thing called spin, and when you put something in a big magnet it spin polarizes. Spin polarization is durable enough that there is a kind of electronics called spintronics made from durable components.

It is possible to spin polarize fiber optics at the melt or the fiber draw, or after cooling? This could be possible. If it does then the optical fiber has different characteristics some of which might be useful

beanangel, Feb 14 2020

Optical isolator https://en.m.wikipe...ki/Optical_isolator
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       Making stuff in unique conditions or environments is always a good thing to think about. This would be down to molecular material science. How good the optic fibre's abilities, under the unique formation conditions, hold up in normal conditions.
wjt, Feb 16 2020

       Well optical fibers have two jobs: be as clear as possible at their core and bounce the light along the path in such a way as to minimize loss. If it might make the glass clearer that would be an improvement. There are different modes of light signals sent through fiber optic cables that might respond differently to different processes of manufacture I guess.   

       Got any links about this electron spin polarization thing?
doctorremulac3, Feb 16 2020


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