We report the development of a WDM optical sensor array interrogation system using the radiation modes from a BFBG. We present results indicating 70nm bandwidth, with 0.2um RMS noise and a minimum WDM spacing of 30um. We further show the system to be polarization independent.
© 2003 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics sensors
(060.4230) Fiber optics and optical communications : Multiplexing
A. G. Simpson, K. Zhou, L. Zhang, and I. Bennion, "High accuracy interrogation of a WDM FBG sensor array using radiation modes from a B-FBG," in Bragg Gratings, Photosensitivity, and Poling in Glass Waveguides, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2003), paper MD10.
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