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Applications of Faraday rotation using monomode optical fibre
Author(s): R. P. Tatam; M. Berwick; P.Akhavan Leilabady; J. D . C. Jones; D. A. Jackson
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Paper Abstract

Novel opto-electronic signal processing schemes for the measurement of ac and dc electric currents via the Faraday effect in monomode optical fibres are described. The problems associated with operating point drift and signal fading due to environmental perturbation are addressed and success in the laboratory environment is demonstrated. For several of these processing schemes, optical data buses are demonstrated employing transducers with zero optical power consumption.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 September 1987
PDF: 16 pages
Proc. SPIE 0734, Fibre Optics '87, (17 September 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.938016
Show Author Affiliations
R. P. Tatam, University of Kent (United Kingdom)
M. Berwick, University of Kent (United Kingdom)
P.Akhavan Leilabady, University of Kent (United Kingdom)
J. D . C. Jones, University of Kent (United Kingdom)
D. A. Jackson, University of Kent (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0734:
Fibre Optics '87
Lionel R. Baker, Editor(s)

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