Ultracompact intrinsic micro air-cavity fiber mach-zehnder interferometer

Minkyu Park, Sejin Lee, Woosung Ha, Dae Kyu Kim, Woojin Shin, Ik Bu Sohn, Kyunghwan Oh

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Abstract

A compact intrinsic fiber Mach-Zehnder interferometer (MZI) is proposed and experimentally demonstrated by incorporating a micro air-cavity ablated by femtosecond laser irradiation. A short cavity of length ∼10 μm along the single-mode fiber core provided two optical paths: one propagating through the air and the other guided along the ring-shaped silica cladding. A spectral analysis confirmed MZI in a good agreement with experimental results. Temperature-dependent spectral shifts were measured and analyzed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1027-1029
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Photonics Technology Letters
Volume21
Issue number15
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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