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An Overview Of Mach-Zehnder Interferometric Sensors
Author(s): S. F. Watanabe; R. F. Cahill
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Paper Abstract

A generic class of fiber-optic sensors is evolving rapidly for applications requiring maximum sensitivity. Theoretical and practical performance levels of the Mach-Zehnder types of interferometric sensors will be reviewed. A number of optical and electronic detection/demodulation schemes are becoming available and will be discussed in terms of their various advantages for different sensing applications. Projections for future applications and implementation hardware trends will be highlighted.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 January 1986
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0566, Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors III, (3 January 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.949758
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S. F. Watanabe, McDonnell Douglas Astronautics Company (United States)
R. F. Cahill, McDonnell Douglas Astronautics Company (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0566:
Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors III
Emery L. Moore; O. Glenn Ramer, Editor(s)

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