Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Backscatter-immune, polarization managed, all fiber Sagnac sensing interferometer

Chow, Jong; McClelland, David; Gray, Malcolm B

Description

We propose a new all fiber Mach-Zehnder-Sagnac hybrid interferometer topology for precision sensing. This configuration utilizes a high coherence laser source, mitigates the effects of Rayleigh backscatter and polarization wander, while eliminating scale factor drift. We also present preliminary experimental results, using telecommunications grade single mode fiber and fiber couplers, to demonstrate its principle of operation.

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007-03-19
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10440/332
http://digitalcollections.anu.edu.au/handle/10440/332
Source: Optics Express
DOI: 10.1364/OE.15.003110

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
Chow_Backscatter2007.pdf198.23 kBAdobe PDFThumbnail


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  23 August 2018/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator