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Applications Of MPD Modulation To Fiber Optic Sensing And Switching
Author(s): Michael Kieli; Peter R. Herezfeld
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Paper Abstract

An induced redistribution of modal power among guided modes was investigated experimentally and theoretically. This technique can be successfully applied to a variety of novel fiber optic devices: sensors, switches and modulators, resulting in improved performance and unique characteristics. The sensors employing this technique were found to be inherently more sensitive than other intensity type sensors and can be used to sense various phenomena, such as pressure, vibration and temperature.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 February 1988
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0839, Components for Fiber Optic Applications II, (4 February 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.942549
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Michael Kieli, Thomas & Betts (United States)
Peter R. Herezfeld, Drexel University (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0839:
Components for Fiber Optic Applications II
Vincent J. Tekippe, Editor(s)

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