12 November 1984 A Multimode Fiber Heterodyne Interferometer
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Proceedings Volume 0514, 2nd Intl Conf on Optical Fiber Sensors: OFS'84; (1984); doi: 10.1117/12.945090
Event: 2nd International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, 1984, Stuttgart, Germany
Abstract
The contrast of a fiber-optic heterodyne interferometer using 50 μm graded index fibers is investigated as a function of three different fiber optic beam combiners. It is shown that with a beam splitter-type beam com-biner the contrast is 10 dB lower than in a single mode interferometer.
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W. L. Glomb, F. M. Mottier, "A Multimode Fiber Heterodyne Interferometer", Proc. SPIE 0514, 2nd Intl Conf on Optical Fiber Sensors: OFS'84, (12 November 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.945090; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.945090
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Interferometers

Multimode fibers

Beam splitters

Heterodyning

Fiber optics

Graded index fibers

Single mode fibers

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