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Optical Engineering

Determination of temperature distributions with micrometer spatial resolution
Author(s): Marija Strojnik-Scholl; Gonzalo Paez
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Paper Abstract

We describe an experimental setup to determine temperature distribution of an optical fiber with an object-space resolution of less than 0.01 mm. Determination of temperature distribution with a spatial resolution of about 7 μm as a function of position and time is reported here for the first time, to the best of our knowledge. We apply the high-resolution measurements to confirm the feasibility of using the rare-earth-doped silica as an infrared (IR)-to-visible converter.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 March 2007
PDF: 7 pages
Opt. Eng. 46(3) 036401 doi: 10.1117/1.2716356
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 46, Issue 3
Show Author Affiliations
Marija Strojnik-Scholl, Ctr. de Investigaciones en Óptica, A.C. (United States)
Gonzalo Paez, Ctr. de Investigaciones en Óptica, A.C. (Mexico)


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