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  • Editor: Xi-Cheng Zhang
  • Vol. 39, Iss. 11 — Jun. 1, 2014
  • pp: 3340–3343

Temperature insensitive single-mode–multimode–single-mode fiber optic structures with two multimode fibers in series

Saurabh Mani Tripathi, Arun Kumar, Manoj Kumar, and Wojtek J. Bock  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 39, Issue 11, pp. 3340-3343 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.39.003340


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Abstract

We propose and demonstrate a temperature insensitive single-mode–multimode–single-mode fiber optic structure consisting of two in-series multimode fibers of appropriate lengths and of opposite temperature sensitivities. A simple approximate expression to estimate the required length ratio of the multimode fiber sections has also been derived whose prediction is found in good agreement with the experiment. The study should be useful in realizing various fiber optic devices based on multimode interference with zero temperature cross sensitivity.

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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
(280.0280) Remote sensing and sensors : Remote sensing and sensors
(280.6780) Remote sensing and sensors : Temperature

ToC Category:
Remote Sensing and Sensors

History
Original Manuscript: April 21, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: April 23, 2014
Published: May 30, 2014

Citation
Saurabh Mani Tripathi, Arun Kumar, Manoj Kumar, and Wojtek J. Bock, "Temperature insensitive single-mode–multimode–single-mode fiber optic structures with two multimode fibers in series," Opt. Lett. 39, 3340-3343 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-39-11-3340

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