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Compact probe for all-fiber optically addressed silicon cantilever microresonators
Author(s): Yun-Jiang Rao; Deepak G. Uttamchandani; Brian Culshaw
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Paper Abstract

The self-oscillation phenomenon of silicon cantilever microresonators (SCMR) produced by the positive optical power feedback generated by the Fabry-Perot cavity formed between the end of an optical fiber and the surface of the SCMR has been observed. A detailed theoretical analysis has been presented to explain this very useful phenomenon for the development and applications of practical SCMR sensor structures. According to the experimental results obtained, a compact probe based on the self-oscillation phenomenon has been designed and demonstrated.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1991
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1572, International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors in China OFS(C) '91, (1 August 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.50009
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Yun-Jiang Rao, Univ. of Strathclyde (United Kingdom)
Deepak G. Uttamchandani, Univ. of Strathclyde (United Kingdom)
Brian Culshaw, Univ. of Strathclyde (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1572:
International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors in China OFS(C) '91

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