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Optical Fiber Sensors
Cancun Mexico
October 23, 2006
ISBN: 1-55752-817-9
Electromagnetic Sensors (TuC)

Broad-Pulse Fibre Laser for Incoherent Distance Measurements

Diethelm Schmieder and Pieter L. Swart


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We describe a ‘figure-of-eight’ fibre laser for use in a laser distance measurement device. By varying the length of the NALM loop we produce a variety of long pulses in the nanosecond range.

© 2006 Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers

OCIS Codes
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(060.2370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics sensors
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers

D. Schmieder and P. L. Swart, "Broad-Pulse Fibre Laser for Incoherent Distance Measurements," in Optical Fiber Sensors, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper TuE6.

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