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Journal of the Optical Society of America A


  • Editor: Franco Gori
  • Vol. 29, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 2012
  • pp: 2552–2556

Fiber-optic interferometer fringe projection using integrating bucket modulation

Duan Fajie, Lv Changrong, Zhang Chao, Duan Xiaojie, and Zhang Fukai  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 29, Issue 12, pp. 2552-2556 (2012)

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A new fiber-optic interferometer fringe projection with the integrating bucket method is presented. This method is based on the sinusoidal phase-modulating technique and makes use of Mach–Zehnder interferometer structure and Young’s double pinhole interference principle to achieve interference fringe projection. Here, we consider the modulated signal with the modulation intensity of laser (companion amplitude modulation) m in the calculation directly, adjust the optimal value of z to accommodate different m, and calculate the initial phase with phase generated carrier technology at the same time. Preliminary results from the optimum phase modulation z and initial phase φ0 are discussed.

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OCIS Codes
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2300) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber measurements
(120.3180) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Interferometry
(120.5050) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Phase measurement
(120.5060) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Phase modulation
(120.6660) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Surface measurements, roughness

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: June 25, 2012
Revised Manuscript: October 13, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: October 15, 2012
Published: November 20, 2012

Duan Fajie, Lv Changrong, Zhang Chao, Duan Xiaojie, and Zhang Fukai, "Fiber-optic interferometer fringe projection using integrating bucket modulation," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 29, 2552-2556 (2012)

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