An electric-field sensor is specially fabricated with an optical D-fiber that utilizes weak evanescent coupling with a lithium niobate slab waveguide. Resonant modes with a Q-factor of ~13,000 yield high sensitivity for detecting electric fields.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics sensors
(280.0280) Remote sensing and sensors : Remote sensing and sensors
(280.4788) Remote sensing and sensors : Optical sensing and sensors
R. S. Gibson, R. Selfridge, and S. Schultz, "Electro-Optic Sensor from High-Q Resonance between Optical D-Fiber and Slab Waveguide," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper CMJ2.
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