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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 16 — Aug. 2, 2010
  • pp: 17096–17105

Development of a highly sensitive compact sized optical fiber current sensor

Pramod R. Watekar, Seongmin Ju, Su-Ah Kim, Seongmook Jeong, Youngwoong Kim, and Won-Taek Han  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 16, pp. 17096-17105 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.017096


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Abstract

We have experimentally developed a highly sensitive and a compact size current sensor by using the CdSe quantum dots-doped bend insensitive optical fiber, operating in the visible band of wavelength. The modified sensitivity of this sensor was about 675 μrad/(Turn.A.m) for the loop radius of just 10 mm, which is more than 16 times larger than that of the single mode optical fiber current sensor.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(230.2240) Optical devices : Faraday effect

ToC Category:
Sensors

History
Original Manuscript: April 26, 2010
Revised Manuscript: July 5, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: July 9, 2010
Published: July 28, 2010

Citation
Pramod R. Watekar, Seongmin Ju, Su-Ah Kim, Seongmook Jeong, Youngwoong Kim, and Won-Taek Han, "Development of a highly sensitive compact sized optical fiber current sensor," Opt. Express 18, 17096-17105 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-16-17096


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