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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 7 — Apr. 1, 2006
  • pp: 891–893

Potential of two-photon-excited fluorescence for distributed fiber sensing

Ivan S. Ruddock and Thomas P.J. Han  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 31, Issue 7, pp. 891-893 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.31.000891


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Abstract

The design and operating parameters of a new class of continuously distributed optical fiber sensor are described. By use of counterpropagating pulses, two-photon excitation of fluorescence from ions doped into the fiber enables any position to be monitored. By this means temperature and also strain may be sensed with high spatial and temporal resolution. As the doped fiber is transparent for single-photon absorption at the wavelength of the light pulses, attenuation does not set an upper limit to its length.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics sensors
(120.6780) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Temperature
(300.6280) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, fluorescence and luminescence

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: October 10, 2005
Manuscript Accepted: November 30, 2005

Citation
Ivan S. Ruddock and Thomas P. J. Han, "Potential of two-photon-excited fluorescence for distributed fiber sensing," Opt. Lett. 31, 891-893 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-31-7-891

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