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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 47, Iss. 14 — May. 10, 2008
  • pp: 2655–2659

Performance analysis of intracavity birefringence sensing

Toshihiko Yoshino  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 47, Issue 14, pp. 2655-2659 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.47.002655


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Abstract

The performance of intracavity birefringence sensing by use of a standing-wave laser is theoretically analyzed when the cavity involves internal reflection. On the three-mirror compound cavity model, the condition for converting an optical path length into a laser frequency or a retardation into an optical beat frequency with good linearity and little uncertainty is derived as a function of the cavity parameters and is numerically analyzed.

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OCIS Codes
(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(120.5050) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Phase measurement
(120.5410) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Polarimetry
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.4780) Lasers and laser optics : Optical resonators

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: October 30, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: December 4, 2007
Published: May 7, 2008

Citation
Toshihiko Yoshino, "Performance analysis of intracavity birefringence sensing," Appl. Opt. 47, 2655-2659 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-47-14-2655


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