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  • Vol. 10, Iss. 2 — Feb. 10, 2012
  • pp: 021201–

Slow light Mach-Zehnder fiber interferometer

Yundong Zhang, Jinfang Wang, Xuenan Zhang, Hao Wu, Yuanxue Cai, Jing Zhang, and Ping Yuan  »View Author Affiliations


Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 10, Issue 2, pp. 021201- (2012)


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Abstract

A slow light structure Mach-Zehnder fiber interferometer is theoretically demonstrated. The sensitivity of the interferometer is significantly enhanced by the dispersion of the slow light structure. The numerical results show that the sensitivity enhancement factor varies with the coupling coefficient and reaches its maximum under critical coupling conditions.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics sensors
(120.3180) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Interferometry
(260.2030) Physical optics : Dispersion

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Yundong Zhang, Jinfang Wang, Xuenan Zhang, Hao Wu, Yuanxue Cai, Jing Zhang, and Ping Yuan, "Slow light Mach-Zehnder fiber interferometer," Chin. Opt. Lett. 10, 021201- (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/col/abstract.cfm?URI=col-10-2-021201


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