Abstract

We present a novel short, medium, and long range displacement sensor using a Kerr phase-interrogator. Displacement induces relative phase variation between two orthogonally polarized sinusoidal optical signals. The Kerr phase-interrogator converts the phase variation into power variation through Kerr induced phase-modulation. Displacement sensing over a range of 12 mm with micron level resolution around the quadrature points is demonstrated.

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G. Berkovic, E. Shafir, “Optical methods for distance and displacement measurements,” Adv. Opt. Photonics 4, 441–471 (2012).
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[CrossRef]

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Cho, D.

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[CrossRef]

Cook, R. O.

Dabbs, T.

Dandridge, A.

Duda, R. O.

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[CrossRef]

Eberhardt, F. J.

F. J. Eberhardt, F. A. Andrews, “Laser heterodyne system for measurement and analysis of vibration,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 48, 603–609 (1970).
[CrossRef]

Estler, W. T.

Farahi, F.

S. Bartlett, F. Farahi, D. Jackson, “A dual resolution noncontact vibration and displacement sensor based upon a two wavelength source,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 61, 1014–1017 (1990).
[CrossRef]

Glass, M.

Gruner-Nielsen, L.

Hamm, C. W.

Jackson, D.

S. Bartlett, F. Farahi, D. Jackson, “A dual resolution noncontact vibration and displacement sensor based upon a two wavelength source,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 61, 1014–1017 (1990).
[CrossRef]

Jackson, D. A.

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Z. Ji, M. Leu, “Design of optical triangulation devices,” Opt. Laser Technol. 21, 339–341 (1989).
[CrossRef]

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Nevievre, M.

Niblett, D. H.

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[CrossRef]

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D. Nitzan, A. E. Brain, R. O. Duda, “The measurement and use of registered reflectance and range data in scene analysis,” Proc. IEEE 65, 206–220 (1977).
[CrossRef]

Park, J.

S. Yim, D. Cho, J. Park, “Two-frequency interferometer for a displacement measurement,” Am. J. Phys. 81, 153–156 (2013).
[CrossRef]

Pernick, B. J.

Popov, E.

Rochette, M.

Shafir, E.

G. Berkovic, E. Shafir, “Optical methods for distance and displacement measurements,” Adv. Opt. Photonics 4, 441–471 (2012).
[CrossRef]

Sheem, S. K.

Taylor, J. R.

Tonchev, S.

Tsonev, L.

Yim, S.

S. Yim, D. Cho, J. Park, “Two-frequency interferometer for a displacement measurement,” Am. J. Phys. 81, 153–156 (2013).
[CrossRef]

Adv. Opt. Photonics

G. Berkovic, E. Shafir, “Optical methods for distance and displacement measurements,” Adv. Opt. Photonics 4, 441–471 (2012).
[CrossRef]

Am. J. Phys.

S. Yim, D. Cho, J. Park, “Two-frequency interferometer for a displacement measurement,” Am. J. Phys. 81, 153–156 (2013).
[CrossRef]

Appl. Opt.

J. Acoust. Soc. Am.

F. J. Eberhardt, F. A. Andrews, “Laser heterodyne system for measurement and analysis of vibration,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 48, 603–609 (1970).
[CrossRef]

J. Phys. E: Sci. Instrum.

C. R. Brown, G. R. Brown, D. H. Niblett, “Measurement of small strain amplitudes in internal friction experiments by means of a laser interferometer,” J. Phys. E: Sci. Instrum. 5, 966–967 (1972).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Laser Technol.

Z. Ji, M. Leu, “Design of optical triangulation devices,” Opt. Laser Technol. 21, 339–341 (1989).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Lett.

Proc. IEEE

D. Nitzan, A. E. Brain, R. O. Duda, “The measurement and use of registered reflectance and range data in scene analysis,” Proc. IEEE 65, 206–220 (1977).
[CrossRef]

Rev. Sci. Instrum.

S. Bartlett, F. Farahi, D. Jackson, “A dual resolution noncontact vibration and displacement sensor based upon a two wavelength source,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 61, 1014–1017 (1990).
[CrossRef]

Other

G. P. Agrawal, Nonlinear Fiber Optics, 4 (Academic, 2007).

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