Temperature-Insensitive Strain Measurement with PM-PCF based Sagnac Interferometer

Konferenz: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
16.09.2007- 20.09.2007 in Berlin, Germany

Tagungsband: ECOC 2007

Seiten: 2Sprache: EnglischTyp: PDF

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Dong, Xinyong; Tam, H. Y. (Photonics Research Centre, Dept. of EE, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong)
Shum, P. (Network Technology Research Centre, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)

Temperature-insensitive strain measurement is realized by using a polarization-maintaining photonic crystal fibre (PM-PCF) Sagnac interferometer. The achieved sensitivity is 0.23 pm/muepsilon. The measurement range, by stretching the PM-PCF only, is up to 32 mepsilon.