A Fourier transform spectrometer for optical communications is described. The interferometer configuration, the moving stage and its drive, the detection of the signals and the sampling method are discussed. Finally appropriate phase correction and windowing techniques are suggested.
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M. Gibeault, E. Lanoue, and J. Genest, " Construction of a Fourier-Transform Spectrometer for Optical Communication," in Fourier Transform Spectroscopy, A. Sawchuk, ed., Vol. 84 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics (Optical Society of America, 2003), paper FMD1.
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