Abstract

In the present work, a simple temperature fiber laser sensor configuration is proposed. The temperature fiber laser sensor is based in the combination of a Fabry-Perót hybrid cavity and a random mirror. The Fabry-Perót hybrid cavity is fabricated by splicing a single mode fiber with a small piece of suspended-core fiber. The random mirror is created by multiple Rayleigh scattering events running along the dispersion compensation fiber, as a direct consequence of Raman gain in this fiber. In the proposed configuration, the Fabry-Perót cavity presents simultaneously a double function: laser reflective mirror and temperature sensing cavity. The proposed temperature fiber laser sensor presents maximum output power of ~4 mW in a 15nm wavelength range while providing a temperature sensibility of ~6 pm/°C, in a 200°C temperature range.

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Y. J. R. D. W. Duan, W. P. Wen, J. Yao, D. Wu, L. C. Xu, T. Zhu, "In-line all-fibre Fabry-Perót interferometer high temperature sensor formed by large lateral offset splicing," Electron. Lett. 47, 401-403 (2011).

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2010 (7)

M. Fernandez-Vallejo, S. Diaz, R. Perez-Herrera, D. Passaro, S. Selleri, M. Quintela, J. Higuera, M. Lopez-Amo, "Resilient long-distance sensor system using a multiwavelength Raman laser," Meas. Sci. Technol. 21, 5 (2010) 094017.

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O. Frazao, C. Correia, J. Santos, J. Baptista, "Raman fibre Bragg-grating laser sensor with cooperative Rayleigh scattering for strain-temperature measurement," Meas. Sci. Tech. 20, 5 (2009) 045203.

2008 (1)

2007 (1)

Y. Rao, M. Deng, D. Duan, X. Yang, T. Zhu, G. Cheng, "Micro Fabry–Perot interferometers in silica fibers machined by femtosecond laser," Opt. Exp. 15, 14123-14128 (2007).

2006 (1)

E. Li, X. Wang, C. Zhang, "Fiber-optic temperature sensor based on interference of selective higher-order modes," Appl. Phys. Lett. 89, 3pp (2006) 091119.

2005 (2)

Z. Huang, Y. Zhu, X. Chen, A. Wang, "Intrinsic Fabry–Perot fiber sensor for temperature and strain measurements," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 17, 2403-2405 (2005).

O. Frazao, J. Carvalho, H. Salgado, "Low-loss splice in a microstructured fibre using a conventional fusion splicer," Microw. Opt. Technol. Lett. 46, 172-174 (2005).

2002 (1)

G. F. Fernando, D. J. Webb, P. Ferdinand, "Optical-fiber sensors," Mrs Bull. 27, 359-364 (2002).

1982 (1)

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Appl. Phys. B-Las. Opt. (1)

A. Pinto, O. Frazao, J. Santos, M. Lopez-Amo, "Multiwavelength fiber laser based on a photonic crystal fiber loop mirror with cooperative Rayleigh scattering," Appl. Phys. B-Las. Opt. 99, 391-395 (2010).

Appl. Phys. Lett. (1)

E. Li, X. Wang, C. Zhang, "Fiber-optic temperature sensor based on interference of selective higher-order modes," Appl. Phys. Lett. 89, 3pp (2006) 091119.

Electron. Lett. (1)

Y. J. R. D. W. Duan, W. P. Wen, J. Yao, D. Wu, L. C. Xu, T. Zhu, "In-line all-fibre Fabry-Perót interferometer high temperature sensor formed by large lateral offset splicing," Electron. Lett. 47, 401-403 (2011).

IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. (1)

Z. Huang, Y. Zhu, X. Chen, A. Wang, "Intrinsic Fabry–Perot fiber sensor for temperature and strain measurements," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 17, 2403-2405 (2005).

IEEE Trans. Microw. Theory Tech. (1)

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J. Ligthw. Technol. (1)

A. M. R. Pinto, O. Frazao, J. L. Santos, M. Lopez-Amo, "Multiwavelength Raman fiber lasers using Hi-Bi photonic crystal fiber loop mirrors combined with random cavities," J. Ligthw. Technol. 29, 1482-1488 (2011).

Meas. Sci. Tech. (1)

O. Frazao, C. Correia, J. Santos, J. Baptista, "Raman fibre Bragg-grating laser sensor with cooperative Rayleigh scattering for strain-temperature measurement," Meas. Sci. Tech. 20, 5 (2009) 045203.

Meas. Sci. Technol. (1)

M. Fernandez-Vallejo, S. Diaz, R. Perez-Herrera, D. Passaro, S. Selleri, M. Quintela, J. Higuera, M. Lopez-Amo, "Resilient long-distance sensor system using a multiwavelength Raman laser," Meas. Sci. Technol. 21, 5 (2010) 094017.

Microw. Opt. Technol. Lett. (1)

O. Frazao, J. Carvalho, H. Salgado, "Low-loss splice in a microstructured fibre using a conventional fusion splicer," Microw. Opt. Technol. Lett. 46, 172-174 (2005).

Mrs Bull. (1)

G. F. Fernando, D. J. Webb, P. Ferdinand, "Optical-fiber sensors," Mrs Bull. 27, 359-364 (2002).

Nat. Photon. (1)

S. A. B. Sergei, K. Turitsyn, A. E. El-Taher, P. Harper, D. V. Churkin, S. I. Kablukov, J. D. Ania-Castañón, V. Karalekas, E. V. Podivilov, "Random distributed feedback fibre laser," Nat. Photon. 4, 231-235 (2010).

Opt. Commun. (1)

T. Zhu, T. Ke, Y. Rao, K. Chiang, "Fabry-Perot optical fiber tip sensor for high temperature measurement," Opt. Commun. 283, 3683-3685 (2010).

Opt. Eng. (1)

J. Chen, X. Huang, Z. Huang, "Simple thin-film fiber optic temperature sensor based on Fabry–Perot interference," Opt. Eng. 49, 4 (2010) 044402.

Opt. Exp. (3)

H. Y. Choi, G. Mudhana, K. S. Park, U. C. Paek, B. H. Lee, "Cross-talk free and ultra-compact fiber optic sensor for simultaneous measurement of temperature and refractive index," Opt. Exp. 18, 141-149 (2010).

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Opt. Lett. (1)

Other (2)

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Y. C. Z. Ran, Y. Rao, D. Sun, E. Lu, Z. Liu, "1100C Fiber-optics high-temperature Fabry–Perot sensors fabricated by laser-micromachining," Proc. 21st Int. Conf. Opt. Fib. Sens. (2011) pp. 3.

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