A new technique using spectral interferometry to measure optical fiber dimensions with interferometric accuracy better than 0.01 µm is presented. The method can potentially be used for online monitoring and control during fiber draw.
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J. Jasapara, E. Monberg, F. DiMarcello, and J. W. Nicholson, "Accurate noncontact optical fiber diameter measurement with spectral interferometry," Opt. Lett. 28, 601-603 (2003)