A compact all-fiber wavelength monitor with a resolution of 0.01 nm was demonstrated using a fiber acousto-optic tunable filter. The polarization-dependent wavelength shift was eliminated through the use of a fiber Sagnac interferometer.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(120.5790) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Sagnac effect
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.1040) Optical devices : Acousto-optical devices
F. Alhassen, P. Z. Dashti, C. Kim, Q. Li, and H. P. Lee, "A Novel PDL-Free All-Fiber Acousto-Optic Wavelength Monitor," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper CMY6.
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