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  • Vol. 15, Iss. 7 — Apr. 1, 1990
  • pp: 399–401

Photosensitive optical fibers used as vibration sensors

Sophie LaRochelle, Victor Mizrahi, Kelly D. Simmons, George I. Stegeman, and John E. Sipe  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 15, Issue 7, pp. 399-401 (1990)

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We experimentally demonstrate that high-reflectivity photosensitive gratings written in optical fibers can be used to detect vibrations that produce length changes of less than 50 nm. This sensitivity to external perturbations can also explain the high-frequency components often observed during the growth of these gratings.

© 1990 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: November 20, 1989
Manuscript Accepted: February 8, 1990
Published: April 1, 1990

Sophie LaRochelle, John E. Sipe, Victor Mizrahi, Kelly D. Simmons, and George I. Stegeman, "Photosensitive optical fibers used as vibration sensors," Opt. Lett. 15, 399-401 (1990)

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