We show theoretical and experimental evidence for increased quadrature point fluctuations and amplitude and phase noise in interferometric fiber sensors owing to the presence of parasitic Fabry–Perot cavities. We demonstrate greater than 2 orders of magnitude reduction of such effects.
© 1993 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: September 18, 1992
Published: March 1, 1993
D. M. Dagenais, K. P. Koo, and F. Bucholtz, "Effects of parasitic Fabry–Perot cavities in fiber-optic interferometric sensors," Opt. Lett. 18, 388-390 (1993)