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An amplitude-modulated spectrally optimised Er3+ fibre ASE source for use with optical fiber sensors: an example optimised for acetylene gas sensing
Author(s): Nyuk Yoong Voo; Ed Austin; John Dakin
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Paper Abstract

We describe a compact, pulsed, broadband source for sensing using ASE from Er3+ doped fibre driven by an amplitudemodulated pump. Quiescent pumping halved rise time. The spectrum could be tailored with reflective fibre filters, eg. for C2H2 gas detection.

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Date Published: 23 May 2005
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 5855, 17th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, (23 May 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.623694
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Nyuk Yoong Voo, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
Ed Austin, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
John Dakin, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5855:
17th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors
Marc Voet; Reinhardt Willsch; Wolfgang Ecke; Julian Jones; Brian Culshaw, Editor(s)

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