Optically powered DFB fiber laser magnetometer

Geoffrey A. Cranch, Gordon M.H. Flockhart, C.K. Kirkendall, D. Sampson (Editor), S. Collins (Editor), K. Oh (Editor), R. Yamauchi (Editor)

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An optically powered DFB fiber laser based magnetometer free from hysteresis, incorporating drift compensation is demonstrated. Optical power is delivered through a dedicated fiber to provide the required dither current yielding an electrically passive sensor.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) 19th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors
Publication statusPublished - May 2008


  • optically powered DFB fiber laser
  • magnetometer
  • optical power
  • fiber
  • electrically passive sensor


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