An Improved Active Homodyne Detector


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This paper proposes an improved active homodyne detection technique to compensate for the drift in homodyne measurement. The technique is implemented on a fiber based Michelson interferometer where a computer controller is designed to drive a piezoelectric cylinder attached to one arm of the interferometer. It is shown that the proposed technique can efficiently stabilize the interferometric output.



Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 381-382)

Edited by:

Wei Gao, Yasuhiro Takaya, Yongsheng Gao and Michael Krystek




H. L. Seck et al., "An Improved Active Homodyne Detector", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 381-382, pp. 329-332, 2008

Online since:

June 2008




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