Self-referencing techniques in photonics sensors and multiplexing

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dc.contributor.author Vázquez García, María Carmen
dc.contributor.author Montalvo García, Julio
dc.contributor.author Sánchez Montero, David Ricardo
dc.contributor.author Contreras Lallana, Pedro
dc.date.accessioned 2009-12-02T08:50:09Z
dc.date.available 2009-12-02T08:50:09Z
dc.date.issued 2007-06-12
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitation Proceedings of: SPIE, 2007, vol. 6593, n. 1, "Telecommunication Devices, Systems, and Applications II", p. 65931X
dc.identifier.issn 0277-786X
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10016/5896
dc.description 11 pages, 8 figures.-- Contributed to: "Photonic Materials, Devices, and Applications II", ed. by Serpengüzel, Ali; Badenes, Gonçal; Righini, Giancarlo C. (Maspalomas, Spain, May 2, 2007).
dc.description.abstract A short review of self-reference techniques for remote fiber-optic intensity sensors and possible integration in multiplexing sensor networks is reported. Special focus is given to developments on radio-frequency (RF) source modulation techniques in interferometric configurations operating under incoherent regime. Experimental results on ring resonator (RR) configurations in transmission and reflection modes are included. Sensitivity, optimum insertion losses and robustness to intensity error fluctuations are reported. Sensors are interrogated at two sub carrier frequencies having a high rejection of interference from laser source intensity fluctuations and loss in the fiber lead. Dependence on source coherence is also analysed.Scalable self-referencing sensor networks with low insertion losses implemented in Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing (CWDM) technology are reported. The possibility of remote self-referenced measurements using a full-duplex fiber down-lead tenths of kilometers long with no need for optical amplification is also described. Fiber Bragg gratings (FBG) are used in the reflection configuration, thus increasing the sensitivity of the optical transducers. Low-cost off-the-shelf devices in CWDM and DWDM technology can be used to implement and scale the network.
dc.description.abstract Applications to specific photonic sensors are also envisaged and these techniques can be used in networks of microfiber loop resonators, being the microfiber loop the sensing element itself.
dc.description.sponsorship This work was partially supported by CICYT (TEC2006-13273-C03-03-MIC), COST299, EPhoton/One+(NoE-ISTEU), FENIS-CCG06-UC3M/TIC-0619, CAM (FACTOTEM-CM:S-0505/ESP/000417).
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher SPIE
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dc.subject.other Remote sensing
dc.subject.other Self-referencing
dc.subject.other Fiber-optic sensor
dc.subject.other Ring resonator
dc.subject.other Micro-fiber loops
dc.title Self-referencing techniques in photonics sensors and multiplexing
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dc.type conferenceObject
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dc.relation.publisherversion http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.723743
dc.subject.eciencia Electrónica
dc.identifier.doi 10.1117/12.723743
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