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Operation of a Sagnac interferometer limited by fundamental thermal-induced phase fluctuations in the fiber
Author(s): Sverre Knudsen; Alan B. Tveten; Anthony D. Dandridge
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Paper Abstract

We demonstrate measurements of fundamental thermal induced phase fluctuations in the fiber of a Sagnac interferometer. Loop lengths of 1.1 and 2.2 km are considered, showing phase noise levels between ~0.2-1.4/?rad rms/?HZ in the 1-100 kHz frequency range.

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Date Published: 14 September 1994
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 2360, Tenth International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, (14 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.185073
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Sverre Knudsen, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Alan B. Tveten, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Anthony D. Dandridge, Naval Research Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2360:
Tenth International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors

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