Measurement of the absorption/transmission properties of an optical fiber or a connector, or the dispersion of an optical fiber.
The most prevailing techniques used for fiber characterization using supercontinuum sources are absorption spectroscopy, SNOM/NSOM, and white light interferometry.
- T. Wieduwilt, J. Dellith, F. Talkenberg, H. Bartelt, and M. A. Schmidt, “Reflectivity enhanced refractive index sensor based on a fiber-integrated Fabry-Perot microresonator,” Opt. Express22, 25333-25346 (2014)
- Uebel, P. and Bauerschmidt, S. T. and Schmidt, M. A. and St.J. Russell, P.,”A gold-nanotip optical fiber for plasmon-enhanced near-field detection” Applied Physics Letters, 103, 021101 (2013), DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4813115
- Lee, H. W. and Schmidt, M. A. and Tyagi, H. K. and Sempere, L. Prill and Russell, P. St. J. “Polarization-dependent coupling to plasmon modes on submicron gold wire in photonic crystal fiber“, Applied Physics Letters, 93, 111102 (2008), DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.2982083
- H. W. Lee, M. A. Schmidt, and P. St. J. Russell, “Excitation of a nanowire “molecule” in gold-filled photonic crystal fiber,” Opt. Lett. 37, 2946-2948 (2012)
- Patrick Uebel, Markus A. Schmidt, Howard W. Lee, and Philip St.J. Russell, “Polarisation-resolved near-field mapping of a coupled gold nanowire array,” Opt. Express 20, 28409-28417 (2012)