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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 37, Iss. 18 — Sep. 15, 2012
  • pp: 3771–3773

Laser dynamics in sawtooth-like self-mixing signals

Raphael Teysseyre, Francis Bony, Julien Perchoux, and Thierry Bosch  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 37, Issue 18, pp. 3771-3773 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.37.003771


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Abstract

In this Letter, we experimentally show that transient phenomenons in self-mixing signals from a moving target contain information about the target reflectivity and distance. These transient phenomenons are well explained with a dynamical model of the laser diode, which is used to trace an abacus giving the target reflectivity and distance from a measured high-bandwidth, self-mixing signal.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.5960) Lasers and laser optics : Semiconductor lasers
(280.3420) Remote sensing and sensors : Laser sensors

ToC Category:
Remote Sensing and Sensors

History
Original Manuscript: May 25, 2012
Revised Manuscript: July 12, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: July 20, 2012
Published: September 5, 2012

Citation
Raphael Teysseyre, Francis Bony, Julien Perchoux, and Thierry Bosch, "Laser dynamics in sawtooth-like self-mixing signals," Opt. Lett. 37, 3771-3773 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-37-18-3771


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