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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 18 — Aug. 29, 2011
  • pp: 17372–17377

High dynamic range electric field sensor for electromagnetic pulse detection

Che-Yun Lin, Alan X. Wang, Beom Suk Lee, Xingyu Zhang, and Ray T. Chen  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 18, pp. 17372-17377 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.017372


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Abstract

We design a high dynamic range electric field sensor based on domain inverted electro-optic (E-O) polymer Y-fed directional coupler for electromagnetic wave detection. This electrode-less, all optical, wideband electrical field sensor is fabricated using standard processing for E-O polymer photonic devices. Experimental results demonstrate effective detection of electric field from 16.7V/m to 750KV/m at a frequency of 1GHz, and spurious free measurement range of 70dB.

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OCIS Codes
(280.0280) Remote sensing and sensors : Remote sensing and sensors
(280.4788) Remote sensing and sensors : Optical sensing and sensors
(130.5460) Integrated optics : Polymer waveguides

ToC Category:
Sensors

History
Original Manuscript: July 1, 2011
Revised Manuscript: July 30, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: August 2, 2011
Published: August 18, 2011

Citation
Che-Yun Lin, Alan X. Wang, Beom Suk Lee, Xingyu Zhang, and Ray T. Chen, "High dynamic range electric field sensor for electromagnetic pulse detection," Opt. Express 19, 17372-17377 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-18-17372


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