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Optimal design of optical fibres for electric current measurement

Optimal design of optical fibres for electric current measurement
Optimal design of optical fibres for electric current measurement
The current sensitivity and bandwidth of the optical fiber current monitor are analyzed. The optimal sensitivity is proportional to the ratio of fiber attenuation to the Verdet constant at a specific fiber length. A selection of compound glasses has been investigated with a view to improving bandwidth and sensitivity over standard silica-fiber systems. A trial fiber of the most promising glass (Schott F7) has been fabricated and characterized.
0003-6935
1977-1979
Edwards, Henry O.
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Jedrzejewski, Kazimierz P.
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Laming, Richard I.
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Payne, David N.
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Edwards, Henry O.
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Jedrzejewski, Kazimierz P.
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Laming, Richard I.
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Payne, David N.
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Edwards, Henry O., Jedrzejewski, Kazimierz P., Laming, Richard I. and Payne, David N. (1989) Optimal design of optical fibres for electric current measurement. Applied Optics, 28 (11), 1977-1979. (doi:10.1364/AO.28.001977).

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The current sensitivity and bandwidth of the optical fiber current monitor are analyzed. The optimal sensitivity is proportional to the ratio of fiber attenuation to the Verdet constant at a specific fiber length. A selection of compound glasses has been investigated with a view to improving bandwidth and sensitivity over standard silica-fiber systems. A trial fiber of the most promising glass (Schott F7) has been fabricated and characterized.

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Published date: 1989

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Local EPrints ID: 78454
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/78454
ISSN: 0003-6935
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Author: Henry O. Edwards
Author: Kazimierz P. Jedrzejewski
Author: Richard I. Laming
Author: David N. Payne

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