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Fiber Inline Core–Cladding-Mode Mach–Zehnder Interferometer Fabricated by Two-Point CO _{2} Laser Irradiations

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3 Author(s)
Tao Wei ; Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Missouri Univ. of Sci. & Technol., Rolla, MO ; Xinwei Lan ; Hai Xiao

We report a fiber inline Mach-Zehnder-type core-cladding-mode interferometer fabricated by two-point CO2 laser irradiations on a single-mode fiber. The laser irradiations caused efficient light coupling from the core mode to the lower order cladding modes and vise versa. High-quality interference spectra with a fringe visibility of about 20 dB were observed for four different interferometer lengths (5, 10, 20, and 40 mm). The temperature sensitivity of the device with a length of 5 mm was measured to be 0.0817 nm/degC. The sensitivity for refractive index measurement of the device was comparable with a long-period fiber grating of LP04 cladding mode.

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Photonics Technology Letters, IEEE  (Volume:21 ,  Issue: 10 )

Date of Publication:

May15, 2009

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