Abstract

We demonstrate a compact optical fiber microwire current sensor based on the Faraday effect with gigahertz frequency of current sensing capabilities.

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P. Polynkin, A. Polynkin, N. Peyghambarian, and M. Mansuripur, Opt. Lett. 30, 1273 (2005).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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T. Yoshino, K. Minegishi, and M. Nitta, Meas. Sci. Technol. 12, 850 (2001).
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1999 (1)

F. Berghmans, A. F. Fernandez, B. Brichard, F. Vos, M. Decréton, A. Gusarov, O. Deparis, P. Mégret, M. Blondel, S. Caron, and A. Morin, Proc. SPIE 3538, 28 (1999).
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Berghmans, F.

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Blondel, M.

F. Berghmans, A. F. Fernandez, B. Brichard, F. Vos, M. Decréton, A. Gusarov, O. Deparis, P. Mégret, M. Blondel, S. Caron, and A. Morin, Proc. SPIE 3538, 28 (1999).
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Brambilla, G.

Brichard, B.

A. F. Fernandez, B. Brichard, F. Berghmans, P. Rodeghiero, A. Hartog, and P. Hughes, IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci. 52, 2689 (2005).
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F. Berghmans, A. F. Fernandez, B. Brichard, F. Vos, M. Decréton, A. Gusarov, O. Deparis, P. Mégret, M. Blondel, S. Caron, and A. Morin, Proc. SPIE 3538, 28 (1999).
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Bush, S. P.

Caron, S.

F. Berghmans, A. F. Fernandez, B. Brichard, F. Vos, M. Decréton, A. Gusarov, O. Deparis, P. Mégret, M. Blondel, S. Caron, and A. Morin, Proc. SPIE 3538, 28 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Chao, C.-Y.

Day, G. W.

Decréton, M.

F. Berghmans, A. F. Fernandez, B. Brichard, F. Vos, M. Decréton, A. Gusarov, O. Deparis, P. Mégret, M. Blondel, S. Caron, and A. Morin, Proc. SPIE 3538, 28 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Deeter, M. N.

Deparis, O.

F. Berghmans, A. F. Fernandez, B. Brichard, F. Vos, M. Decréton, A. Gusarov, O. Deparis, P. Mégret, M. Blondel, S. Caron, and A. Morin, Proc. SPIE 3538, 28 (1999).
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Fernandez, A. F.

A. F. Fernandez, B. Brichard, F. Berghmans, P. Rodeghiero, A. Hartog, and P. Hughes, IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci. 52, 2689 (2005).
[CrossRef]

F. Berghmans, A. F. Fernandez, B. Brichard, F. Vos, M. Decréton, A. Gusarov, O. Deparis, P. Mégret, M. Blondel, S. Caron, and A. Morin, Proc. SPIE 3538, 28 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Gu, F.

Guo, L. J.

Gusarov, A.

F. Berghmans, A. F. Fernandez, B. Brichard, F. Vos, M. Decréton, A. Gusarov, O. Deparis, P. Mégret, M. Blondel, S. Caron, and A. Morin, Proc. SPIE 3538, 28 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Hartog, A.

A. F. Fernandez, B. Brichard, F. Berghmans, P. Rodeghiero, A. Hartog, and P. Hughes, IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci. 52, 2689 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Horak, P.

Hughes, P.

A. F. Fernandez, B. Brichard, F. Berghmans, P. Rodeghiero, A. Hartog, and P. Hughes, IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci. 52, 2689 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Jackson, D. A.

S. P. Bush and D. A. Jackson, Opt. Lett. 16, 955 (1991).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

A. D. Kersey and D. A. Jackson, J. Lightwave Technol. 4, 640 (1986).
[CrossRef]

Kersey, A. D.

A. D. Kersey and D. A. Jackson, J. Lightwave Technol. 4, 640 (1986).
[CrossRef]

Laming, R. I.

R. I. Laming and D. N. Payne, J. Lightwave Technol. 7, 2084 (1989).
[CrossRef]

Lou, J.

Mansuripur, M.

Mégret, P.

F. Berghmans, A. F. Fernandez, B. Brichard, F. Vos, M. Decréton, A. Gusarov, O. Deparis, P. Mégret, M. Blondel, S. Caron, and A. Morin, Proc. SPIE 3538, 28 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Minegishi, K.

T. Yoshino, K. Minegishi, and M. Nitta, Meas. Sci. Technol. 12, 850 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Morin, A.

F. Berghmans, A. F. Fernandez, B. Brichard, F. Vos, M. Decréton, A. Gusarov, O. Deparis, P. Mégret, M. Blondel, S. Caron, and A. Morin, Proc. SPIE 3538, 28 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Nitta, M.

T. Yoshino, K. Minegishi, and M. Nitta, Meas. Sci. Technol. 12, 850 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Payne, D. N.

R. I. Laming and D. N. Payne, J. Lightwave Technol. 7, 2084 (1989).
[CrossRef]

Peyghambarian, N.

Polynkin, A.

Polynkin, P.

Rochford, K. B.

Rodeghiero, P.

A. F. Fernandez, B. Brichard, F. Berghmans, P. Rodeghiero, A. Hartog, and P. Hughes, IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci. 52, 2689 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Rose, A. H.

Tong, L.

Vos, F.

F. Berghmans, A. F. Fernandez, B. Brichard, F. Vos, M. Decréton, A. Gusarov, O. Deparis, P. Mégret, M. Blondel, S. Caron, and A. Morin, Proc. SPIE 3538, 28 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Xu, F.

Yin, X.

Yoshino, T.

T. Yoshino, K. Minegishi, and M. Nitta, Meas. Sci. Technol. 12, 850 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Zhang, L.

IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci. (1)

A. F. Fernandez, B. Brichard, F. Berghmans, P. Rodeghiero, A. Hartog, and P. Hughes, IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci. 52, 2689 (2005).
[CrossRef]

J. Lightwave Technol. (3)

A. D. Kersey and D. A. Jackson, J. Lightwave Technol. 4, 640 (1986).
[CrossRef]

R. I. Laming and D. N. Payne, J. Lightwave Technol. 7, 2084 (1989).
[CrossRef]

C.-Y. Chao and L. J. Guo, J. Lightwave Technol. 24, 1395 (2006).
[CrossRef]

J. Opt. (1)

G. Brambilla, J. Opt. 12, 043001 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Meas. Sci. Technol. (1)

T. Yoshino, K. Minegishi, and M. Nitta, Meas. Sci. Technol. 12, 850 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Nano Lett. (1)

F. Gu, L. Zhang, X. Yin, and L. Tong, Nano Lett. 8, 2757 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Opt. Express (2)

Opt. Lett. (3)

Proc. SPIE (1)

F. Berghmans, A. F. Fernandez, B. Brichard, F. Vos, M. Decréton, A. Gusarov, O. Deparis, P. Mégret, M. Blondel, S. Caron, and A. Morin, Proc. SPIE 3538, 28 (1999).
[CrossRef]

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Figures (6)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Layout of optical fiber microwire current sensing system using a single-turn copper frame as the secondary coil.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

(a) Final packaged sample used in the current sensing setup. (b) Transmission spectrum of the optical fiber microwire.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Linear relationship between the change in the polarization azimuth with increasing current strength.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Responsivity over the frequency range, subhertz to 2.0 KHz .

Fig. 5
Fig. 5

Plot of noise-equivalent current, calculated by observing the noise floor corresponding to no signal current.

Fig. 6
Fig. 6

Temporal response of the optical fiber microwire-based current sensor to a pulsed current. The rise time is limited by the rise time of the current pulse.

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0 φ d φ = 0 L f V ( λ , T ) B d L f .
φ = V ( λ , T ) μ N I L f ,
I O = I inp * cos 2 ( 45 ° ) .
I O = I inp * cos 2 ( 45 ° + φ m sin ( 2 π f t ) ) .
I O = I inp * ( 1 2 φ m sin ( 2 π f t ) ) 2 ,

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