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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 32, Iss. 23 — Dec. 1, 2007
  • pp: 3391–3393

Homodyne fiber optic backscatter dynamic light scattering

Harbans S. Dhadwal  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 32, Issue 23, pp. 3391-3393 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.32.003391


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Abstract

Optical homodyne detection in the backscatter direction is achieved through a pair of collinearly located fibers in a cylindrical probe body. One fiber illuminates the scattering solution while the other fiber provides optical mixing of the backscattered optical field with a local oscillator derived from the Fresnel reflections at the glass interfaces of the sample container. Homodyne detection is possible over a broad range of particle size and sample concentration with a single probe design.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(060.2370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics sensors
(120.2920) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Homodyning
(120.5820) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Scattering measurements
(290.5850) Scattering : Scattering, particles

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: August 7, 2007
Revised Manuscript: October 17, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: October 25, 2007
Published: November 20, 2007

Citation
Harbans S. Dhadwal, "Homodyne fiber optic backscatter dynamic light scattering," Opt. Lett. 32, 3391-3393 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-32-23-3391


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