Phase-sensitive frequency-multiplexed optical low-coherence reflectometery

Digant P. Davé, Taner Akkin, Thomas E. Milner, H. Grady Rylander

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A phase-sensitive frequency-multiplexed optical low-coherence reflectometer is described. This reflectometer can measure optical path-length changes on the order of a few nanometers. The phase sensitivity and frequency multiplexing capability of the interferometer are demonstrated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)39-43
Number of pages5
JournalOptics Communications
Issue number1-6
StatePublished - Jun 15 2001

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Funding Information:
This research was supported by National Institutes of Health grants HL 59472-02 and NIH8-R4EY12877A.


  • Low-coherence reflectometer
  • Multiplexing
  • Phase measurement
  • Polarization maintaining fiber


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