1 April 2010 Simple thin-film fiber optic temperature sensor based on Fabry-Perot interference
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Abstract
A simple fiber optic temperature sensor with a micro Fabry-Perot cavity constructed with a thin film coated on a fiber end is presented. Its operation principle is based on the temperature-dependent wavelength shift of the interference fringes formed by Fresnel reflections from both interfaces of the thin film. An analytical formula is derived from the theory of two-beam interference. Experimental temperature data agree with the theoretical result. A temperature resolution of 0.1 K within the range from 20 to 100 °C with good stability can be achieved. The proposed temperature sensor has a simple, solid, and compact structure.
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Ji-Huan Chen, Ji-Huan Chen, Xu Guang Huang, Xu Guang Huang, Zhen-Jian Huang, Zhen-Jian Huang, } "Simple thin-film fiber optic temperature sensor based on Fabry-Perot interference," Optical Engineering 49(4), 044402 (1 April 2010). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.3407460 . Submission:
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