Highly Versatile Photonic Crystal Fibre Enabled Fabry-Perot Interferometer

Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Villatoro, Joel; Finazzi, Vittoria; Coviello, Gianluca; Pruneri, Valerio (ICFO, Institut de Ciencies Fotoniques, Mediterranean Technology Park, Av. del Canal Olimpic s/n 08860 Castelldefels, Barcelona, Spain)
Pruneri, Valerio (ICREA -Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats, 08010, Barcelona, Spain)

We report a Fabry-Perot interferometer whose cavity is a microscopic air-bubble. The later is formed when splicing together conventional and index-guiding photonic crystal fiber. The interferometer exhibits low thermal sensitivity and has multiple sensing applications.