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Measurement Of Faraday Rotation In Twisted Optical Fiber Using Rotating Polarization And Analog Phase Detection
Author(s): G. I. Chandler; P. R. Forman; F. C. Jahoda
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Paper Abstract

We have demonstrated phase modulation of rotating linearly polarized light by current-induced Faraday rotation in a single mode optical fiber and used the technique to measure the current in ZT-40M, a Reversed-Field Pinch. We have also demonstrated the practicality of using twisted sensing fiber to overcome the problems associated with linear birefringence.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 January 1986
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0566, Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors III, (3 January 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.949791
Show Author Affiliations
G. I. Chandler, Los Alamos National Laboratory (United States)
P. R. Forman, Los Alamos National Laboratory (United States)
F. C. Jahoda, Los Alamos National Laboratory (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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