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Effect of the dispersion of the reflection-induced retardance upon the sensitivity of an optical current sensor
Author(s): Zheng Ping Wang; Yi Qi; Xiao Yu Liu; Yi Min Zhang
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Paper Abstract

The dispersion properties of the reflection-induced retardance of the polarization- preserving reflecting medium layer and its effect upon the sensitivity of an optical current sensor are theoretically analyzed taking the Jones' Matrix as a mathematical tool and simulated with a computer. The investigation results show that the dispersion will obviously affect the scale factor of the system. Therefore, it is necessary to stabilize the driving current and the ambient temperature of the optical source by some technical means. These results might be useful for the researchers and designers working in the optical current sensing techniques area.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 March 2007
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 6595, Fundamental Problems of Optoelectronics and Microelectronics III, 659530 (5 March 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.725892
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Zheng Ping Wang, Harbin Engineering Univ. (China)
Yi Qi, Harbin Engineering Univ. (China)
Xiao Yu Liu, Harbin Engineering Univ. (China)
Yi Min Zhang, Harbin Engineering Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6595:
Fundamental Problems of Optoelectronics and Microelectronics III

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