CWDM self-referencing sensor network based on ring resonators in reflective configuration

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dc.contributor.author Montalvo García, Julio
dc.contributor.author Vázquez García, María Carmen
dc.contributor.author Sánchez Montero, David Ricardo
dc.date.accessioned 2009-06-29T07:49:08Z
dc.date.available 2009-06-29T07:49:08Z
dc.date.issued 2006-05
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitation Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 11, pp. 4601-4610
dc.identifier.issn 1094-4087
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10016/4526
dc.description.abstract A new scalable self-referencing sensor network with low insertion losses implemented in Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing (CWDM) technology is reported. It allows obtaining remote self-referenced measurements with a full-duplex fibre downlead up to 35 km long, with no need for optical amplification. Fibre Bragg gratings (FBG) are used in order to achieve a reflective configuration, thus increasing the sensitivity of the optical transducers. Low-cost off-the-shelf devices in CWDM technology can be used to implement and scale the network. Ring resonator (RR) based incoherent interferometers at the measuring points are used as selfreferencing technique. A theoretical analysis of power budget of the topology is reported, with a comparison between the proposed network and a conventional star topology. Finally, the new configuration has been experimentally demonstrated.
dc.description.sponsorship This work has been supported by CICYT:TIC2003-03783, UC3M:FAVICOBIS and CAM:FACTOTEM-CM (S-0505/ESP/000417).
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher OSA
dc.subject.other Fiber optics sensors
dc.subject.other Multiplexing
dc.subject.other Bragg reflectors
dc.subject.other Remote sensing
dc.title CWDM self-referencing sensor network based on ring resonators in reflective configuration
dc.type article
dc.type.review PeerReviewed
dc.description.status Publicado
dc.relation.publisherversion http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.14.004601
dc.subject.eciencia Telecomunicaciones
dc.identifier.doi 10.1364/OE.14.004601
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