A technique to precisely control the cavity length in fiber optic extrinsic Fabry-Perot interferometric structures by CO2 laser is described. The white light monitored laser bonding system can achieve a 3nm cavity control resolution.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(050.2230) Diffraction and gratings : Fabry-Perot
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3470) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, carbon dioxide
J. Xu, G. R. Pickrell, K. L. Cooper, P. Zhang, and A. Wang, "Precise Cavity Length Control in Fiber Optic Extrinsic Fabry-Perot Interferometers," 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 CThL5.