OSA's Digital Library

Journal of Lightwave Technology

Journal of Lightwave Technology

| A JOINT IEEE/OSA PUBLICATION

  • Vol. 28, Iss. 8 — Apr. 15, 2010
  • pp: 1236–1240

All-Fiber Multi-Purpose Gas Cells and Their Applications in Spectroscopy

Patrick Thomas Marty, Jacques Morel, and Thomas Feurer

Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 28, Issue 8, pp. 1236-1240 (2010)


View Full Text Article

Acrobat PDF (290 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations
  • Export Citation/Save Click for help

Abstract

We demonstrate a multi-purpose all-fiber design for gas-filled cavities based on hollow core photonic crystal fibers and on a specially designed fiber connector system. The connector system allows to evacuate and to fill the fiber core with a gaseous medium and keeping it pressure-tight. It also allows connecting the hollow core fiber to standard fibers. We demonstrate the flexibility and functionality by realizing three different all-fiber spectroscopic devices. Firstly, a single pass gas cell for linear absorption spectroscopy, secondly, a double pass gas cell and, thirdly, an all-fiber Fabry–Perot cavity for nonlinear saturation spectroscopy.

© 2010 IEEE

Citation
Patrick Thomas Marty, Jacques Morel, and Thomas Feurer, "All-Fiber Multi-Purpose Gas Cells and Their Applications in Spectroscopy," J. Lightwave Technol. 28, 1236-1240 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/jlt/abstract.cfm?URI=jlt-28-8-1236


Sort:  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset

References

  1. R. F. Cregan, "Single-mode photonic bandgap guidance of light in air," Science 285, 1537-1539 (1999).
  2. J. Henningsen, J. Hald, J. C. Petersen, "Saturated absorption in acetylene and hydrogen cyanide in hollow-core photonic bandgap fibers," Opt. Exp. 13, 10475-10482 (2005).
  3. A. M. Cubillas, J. Hald, J. C. Peterson, "High resolution spectroscopy of ammonia in hollow-core fiber," Opt. Exp. 16, 3976-3985 (2008).
  4. F. Benabid, J. C. Knight, P. St. J. Russell, "Stimulated Raman scattering in hydrogen-filled hollow-core photonic crystal fiber," Sci. 298, 399-402 (2002).
  5. F. Benabid, "Compact, stable and efficient all-fiber gas cells using hollow-core photonic crystal fibers," Nature 434, 488-491 (2005).
  6. R. Thapa, K. Knabe, K. L. Corwin, B. R. Washburn, "Arc fusion splicing of hollow-core photonic bandgap fibers for gas filled fiber cells," Opt. Exp. 14, 9576-9583 (2006).
  7. P. S. Light, F. Couny, F. Benabid, "Low optical insertion-loss and vacuum-pressure all-fiber acetylene cell based on hollow-core photonic crystal fiber," Opt. Lett. 31, 2538-2540 (2006).
  8. F. Couny, F. Benabid, P. S. Light, "Reduction of Fresnel back-reflection at splice interface between hollow core PCF and single-mode fiber," Technol. Lett. 19, 1020-1022 (2007).
  9. F. Couny, P. S. Light, F. Benabid, P. St. J. Russell, "Electromagnetically induced transparency and saturable absorption in all-fiber devices based on 12C$_2$H$_2$-filled hollow-core photonic crystal fiber," Opt. Commun. 263, (2006).
  10. Y. J. Rao, T. Zhu, X. C. Yang, D. W. Duan, "In-line fiber-optic etalon formed by hollow-core photonic crystal fiber," Opt. Lett. 32, 2662-2664 (2007).
  11. Q. Shi, Z. Wang, L. Jin, Y. Li, H. Zhang, F. Lu, G. Kai, X. Dong, "A hollow core photonic crystal fiber cavity based multiplexed Fabry–Perot interferometric strain sensor system," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 20, 1329-1331 (2008).
  12. J. P. Carvalho, H. Lehmann, H. Bartelt, F. Magalhaes, R. Amezcua-Correa, J. L. Santos, J. Van Roosbroeck, F. M. Araujo, L. A. Ferreira, J. C. Knight, "Remote system for detection of low-lwvels of methane based on photonic crystal fibres and wavelength modulation spectroscopy," J. Sens. 2009, (2009) Art. ID: 398403.
  13. P. Robers, F. Couny, H. Sabert, B. Mangan, D. Williams, L. Farr, M. Mason, A. Tomlinson, T. Birks, J. Knight, P. St. J. Russell, "Ultimate low loss of hollow-core photonic crystal fibres," Opt. Exp. 13, 236-244 (2005).
  14. G. Statkiewicz, T. Martynkien, W. Urbanczyk, "Measurements of birefringence and its sensitivity to hydrostatic pressure and elongation in photonic bandgap hollow core fiber with residual core ellipticity," Opt. Comm. 255, 175-183 (2005).
  15. W. C. Swann, S. L. Gilbert, "Pressure-induced shift and broadening of 1510–1540 nm acetylene wavelength calibration lines," J. Opt. Soc. Amer. B 17, 1263-1270 (2000).
  16. W. Demtröder, Laser Spectroscopy (Springer, 2007).
  17. K. Shimoda, High-Resolution Laser Spectroscopy (Springer, 1976).
  18. J. Henningsen, J. Hald, "Dynamics of gas flow in hollow core photonic bandgap fiber," Appl. Opt. 47, 2790-2797 (2008).

Cited By

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited