Multiplexing of fiber-optic white light interferometric sensors using a ring resonator

Libo Yuan, Li Min Zhou, Wei Jin, M. S. Demokan

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A single-mode fiber-optic ring resonator is used as a multipath reference for multiplexing white light interferometric sensors. The theory of applying the resonator for multiplexing Michelson-type interferometer sensor is presented. The capacity of the technique in terms of maximum sensor number is evaluated for both a linear array and a M × N sensor matrix. Experimental results for a three-sensor linear array and 2 × 1 sensor matrix are also presented.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1471-1477
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Lightwave Technology
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2002


  • Multiplexing
  • Optical fiber sensors
  • Ring resonator
  • White light interferometry

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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