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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 52, Iss. 23 — Aug. 10, 2013
  • pp: 5773–5780

Carrier-suppressed modulation and self-mixing demodulation for vibration measurement

Kuo-Chen Lang, Hung-Jin Teng, and Hui-Kang Teng  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 52, Issue 23, pp. 5773-5780 (2013)

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We present a double-sideband suppressed-carrier (DSB-SC) technique achieved by an optical balanced detection approach for measuring small vibrations. The baseband signal is recovered by demodulating the DSB-SC signal with a self-mixing approach without local oscillator, which is usually required in coherent detection. The achievement of carrier suppression and vibration measurement is experimentally demonstrated, and the result closely agrees with the theoretical predictions.

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OCIS Codes
(120.3180) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Interferometry
(120.5050) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Phase measurement
(120.7280) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Vibration analysis

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Original Manuscript: May 14, 2013
Revised Manuscript: July 8, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: July 8, 2013
Published: August 8, 2013

Kuo-Chen Lang, Hung-Jin Teng, and Hui-Kang Teng, "Carrier-suppressed modulation and self-mixing demodulation for vibration measurement," Appl. Opt. 52, 5773-5780 (2013)

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