A new method that uses polarization switching for the suppression of polarization-induced signal fading in interferometric sensors is described. An experimental demonstration with a remote sensor shows full recovery of visibility without degradation of sensitivity.
© 1995 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: June 27, 1994
Published: February 15, 1995
J. T. Ahn and B. Y. Kim, "Fiber-optic sensor array without polarization-induced signal fading," Opt. Lett. 20, 416-418 (1995)