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Fourier transform spectrometry for fiber optic sensor systems
Author(s): Glenn Beheim; Meg L. Tuma; Jorge L. Sotomayor; Joseph M. Flatico
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Paper Abstract

An integrated-optic Mach-Zehnder interferometer is used as a Fourier transform spectrometer to analyze the input and output spectra of a temperature-sensing thin-film etalon. This type of spectrometer has an advantage over conventional grating spectrometers because it is better suited for use with time-division-multiplexed sensor networks. In addition, this spectrometer has the potential for low cost due to its use of a component that could be manufactured in large quantities for the optical communications industry.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 March 1993
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1793, Integrated Optics and Microstructures, (2 March 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.141210
Show Author Affiliations
Glenn Beheim, NASA Lewis Research Ctr. (United States)
Meg L. Tuma, NASA Lewis Research Ctr. (United States)
Jorge L. Sotomayor, NASA Lewis Research Ctr. (United States)
Joseph M. Flatico, John Carroll Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1793:
Integrated Optics and Microstructures
Massood Tabib-Azar; Dennis L. Polla, Editor(s)

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