2021

Journal Articles

Distributed optomechanical fiber sensing based on serrodyne analysis

S. ZaslawskiZ. YangL. Thévenaz

Optica. 2021-03-12. Vol. 8, num. 3, p. 388-395. DOI : 10.1364/OPTICA.414457.

Fast Hotspot Detection in SFCLs by Exploiting Strain Response in Optical Fiber Sensing

A. AkbarN. RivaZ. YangL. ThevenazB. Dutoit

IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity. 2021-02-23. Vol. 31, num. 5, p. 1-5, 5601605. DOI : 10.1109/TASC.2021.3061346.

Long-distance distributed pressure sensing based on frequency-scanned phase-sensitive optical time-domain reflectometry

L. ZhangZ. YangŁ. SzostkiewiczK. MarkiewiczS. Mikhailov  et al.

Optics Express. 2021-06-16. Vol. 29, num. 13, p. 20487-20497. DOI : 10.1364/OE.425501.

Impact of optical noises on unipolar-coded Brillouin optical time-domain analyzers

X. GaoZ. YangS. WangX. HongX. Sun  et al.

Optics Express. 2021-06-29. Vol. 29, num. 14, p. 22146-22158. DOI : 10.1364/OE.426655.

Theses

Advanced methods for Brillouin based distributed optical fiber sensors

S. A. Zaslawski / L. Thévenaz (Dir.)

Lausanne, EPFL, 2021. p. 156. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-8652.

Talks

Fibres optiques et gaz : l'émergence d'un nouvel outil pour la photonique

L. ThévenazF. YangF. Gyger

OPTIQUE Dijon 2021 - 8. Congrès de la Société Française d'Optique, Dijon, France, July 5-9, 2021.

2020

Journal Articles

Intense Brillouin amplification in gas using hollow-core waveguides

F. YangF. GygerL. Thévenaz

Nature Photonics. 2020-08-10. Vol. 14, num. 11, p. 700-708. DOI : 10.1038/s41566-020-0676-z.

Short spatial resolutions retrieval from a long pulse BOTDA trace

S. WangZ. YangS. ZaslawskiL. Thevenaz

Optics Letters. 2020-06-23. Vol. 45, num. 15, p. 4152-4155. DOI : 10.1364/OL.397101.

On the 2D Post-Processing of Brillouin Optical Time-Domain Analysis

S. ZaslawskiZ. YangL. Thevenaz

Journal of Lightwave Technology. 2020-01-16. Vol. 38, num. 14, p. 3723-3736. DOI : 10.1109/JLT.2020.2967091.

Giant Brillouin Amplification in Gases

F. YangF. GygerL. Thévenaz

Optics & Photonics News. 2020-11-20. num. December 2020, p. 1.

Spectral Properties of the Signal in Phase-Sensitive Optical Time-Domain Reflectometry with Direct Detection

X. LuM. A. SotoL. ZhangL. Thevenaz

Journal of Lightwave Technology. 2020-02-05. Vol. 38, num. 6, p. 1513-1521. DOI : 10.1109/JLT.2020.2971614.

Optical fibre sensing for fast hotspot detection in SFCLs

A. AkbarZ. YangS. WangL. ThevenazB. Dutoit

Superconductor Science & Technology. 2020-11-01. Vol. 33, num. 11, p. 115003. DOI : 10.1088/1361-6668/abb200.

Study on the signal-to-noise ratio of Brillouin optical-time domain analyzers

S. WangZ. YangM. A. SotoL. Thévenaz

Optics Express. 2020-06-22. Vol. 28, num. 14, p. 19864-19876. DOI : 10.1364/OE.393928.

Frequency scanned phase sensitive optical time-domain reflectometry interrogation in multimode optical fibers

K. MarkiewiczJ. KaczorowskiZ. YangL. SzostkiewiczA. Dominguez-Lopez  et al.

APL Photonics. 2020-03-16. Vol. 5, num. 3, p. 031302. DOI : 10.1063/1.5138728.

Distributed and dynamic strain sensing with high spatial resolution and large measurable strain range

L. ZhangZ. YangN. GorbatovR. DavidiM. Galal  et al.

Optics Letters. 2020-09-04. Vol. 45, num. 18, p. 5020-5023. DOI : 10.1364/OL.395922.

Nanophotonic supercontinuum-based mid-infrared dual-comb spectroscopy

H. GuoW. WengJ. LiuF. YangW. Hänsel  et al.

Optica. 2020-09-08. Vol. 7, num. 9, p. 1181-1188. DOI : 10.1364/OPTICA.396542.

Genetic-optimised aperiodic code for distributed optical fibre sensors

X. SunZ. YangX. HongS. ZaslawskiS. Wang  et al.

Nature Communications. 2020-11-13. Vol. 11, num. 1, p. 5774. DOI : 10.1038/s41467-020-19201-1.

Observation of Stimulated Brillouin Scattering in Silicon Nitride Integrated Waveguides

F. GygerJ. LiuF. YangJ. HeA. S. Raja  et al.

Physical Review Letters. 2020-01-03. Vol. 124, num. 1, p. 1-7, 013902. DOI : 10.1103/PhysRevLett.124.013902.

Conference Papers

Giant Brillouin amplification in gas using hollow-core waveguides

F. YangF. GygerL. Thévenaz

CLEO: Science and Innovations in Proceedings Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics. 2020-05-10. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), Online, May 10-15, 2020. p. paper SF2P.1.

Observation of stimulated Brillouin scattering in silicon nitride integrated waveguides

F. YangF. GygerJ. LiuJ. HeA. S. Raja  et al.

In Proceedings Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), OSA Technical Digest. 2020-05-10. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), Online, May 10-15, 2020. p. Paper STu4O.1.

Theses

Brillouin scattering in gas-filled hollow-core fibres

F. Gyger / L. Thévenaz (Dir.)

Lausanne, EPFL, 2020. p. 185. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-10005.

Distributed optical fiber sensing based on frequency-scanned phase-sensitive optical time-domain reflectometry

L. Zhang / L. Thévenaz (Dir.)

Lausanne, EPFL, 2020. p. 139. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-8419.

Media

Optics in 2021 & Beyond

L. ThévenazKirkland AlessiaJ. Zavada

2020-11-20.

2019

Journal Articles

Distributed hydrostatic pressure measurement using phase OTDR in a highly birefringent photonic crystal fiber

S. MikhailovL. ZhangT. GeernaertF. BerghmansL. Thevenaz

Journal of Lightwave Technology. 2019-03-13. Vol. 37, num. 18, p. 4496-4500. DOI : 10.1109/JLT.2019.2904756.

Analysis and Reduction of Large Errors in Rayleigh-based Distributed Sensor

L. ZhangL. CostaZ. YangM. A. Soto HernandezM. Gonzalez-Herráez  et al.

Journal of Lightwave Technology. 2019-05-20. Vol. 37, num. 18, p. 4710-4719. DOI : 10.1109/JLT.2019.2917746.

High-resolution distributed shape sensing using phase-sensitive optical time-domain reflectometry and multicore fibers

Ł. SzostkiewiczM. A. SotoZ. YangA. Dominguez-LopezI. Parola  et al.

Optics Express. 2019-07-10. Vol. 27, num. 15, p. 20763-20773. DOI : 10.1364/OE.27.020763.

Fiber Bragg grating-based thermometer for drill bit temperature monitoring

M. LleraS. BergeratY. MeyerS. MonneratO. Gloriod  et al.

Applied Optics. 2019-07-24. Vol. 58, num. 22, p. 5924-5930. DOI : 10.1364/AO.58.005924.

Conference Papers

Large stimulated Brillouin scattering amplification in gases

F. YangF. GygerL. Thévenaz

Proc. SPIE. 2019-08-28. Seventh European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors, Limassol, Cyprus, October 1-4, 2019. p. 1119933. DOI : 10.1117/12.2540660.

Large Brillouin Interaction in Hollow Core Fibers

L. ThévenazF. YangF. Gyger

Asia Communications and Photonics Conference (ACPC) 2019. 2019-11-04. 2019 Asia Communications and Photonics Conference (ACP), Chengdu, China, Novembre 2-5, 2019. p. paper M3A.1.

Optimizing the signal-to-noise ratio for direct-detection BOTDA

S. WangZ. YangM. SotoL. Thévenaz

Proc. SPIE. 2019-08-28. Seventh European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors, Limassol, Cyprus, October 1-4, 2019. p. 111992C. DOI : 10.1117/12.2540930.

Massive nonlinear optical amplification in gas

F. YangF. GygerL. Thévenaz

2019. Light Conference 2019, Changchun, China, July 16-18, 2019.

High spatial resolution and intrinsically strain-insensitive distributed temperature sensing based on stimulated Brillouin scattering in gas

F. GygerF. YangL. Thévenaz

Proc. SPIE. 2019-08-28. Seventh European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors, Limassol, Cyprus, October 1-4, 2019. p. 1119928. DOI : 10.1117/12.2540683.

Short spatial resolutions retrieval from a long pulse BOTDA trace

S. WangZ. YangS. ZaslawskiL. Thévenaz

Proc. SPIE. 2019-08-28. Seventh European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors, Limassol, Cyprus, October 1-4, 2019. p. 111992B. DOI : 10.1117/12.2540927.

Distributed forward stimulated Brillouin scattering measurement using broadband BOTDR

S. ZaslawskiZ. YangS. WangL. Thévenaz

Proc. SPIE. 2019-08-28. Seventh European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors, Limassol, Cyprus, October 1-4, 2019. p. 1119923. DOI : 10.1117/12.2540011.

Opto-acoustics in optical fibres for sensing applications

L. ThévenazZ. YangD. Chow

PhotonIcs & Electromagnetics Research Symposium Abstracts. 2019-06-17. PIERS PhotonIcs & Electromagnetics Research Symposium, Rome, Italy, June 17-20, 2019. p. 1880.

Performance analysis of the differential pulse-width pair Brillouin optical time domain analysis using the log normalized and linearly normalized gain

H. BhattaS. A. ZaslawskiZ. YangM. TurL. Thévenaz

Proc. SPIE. 2019-08-28. Seventh European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors, Limassol, Cyprus, October 1-4, 2019. p. 111992J. DOI : 10.1117/12.2541352.

Phase Sensitive OTDR Strain Measurement Using Single Mode Operation in Multimode OM4 Fiber

K. MarkiewiczJ. KaczorowskiZ. YangL. SzostkiewiczA. Dominguez-Lopez  et al.

2019-09-23. 45th European Conference on Optical Communication ECOC2019, Dublin, Ireland, September 22-26, 2019.

Nanophotonic Supercontinuum-Based Mid-Infrared Dual-Comb Spectroscopy

W. HänselH. GuoW. WengJ. LiuF. Yang  et al.

IFCS-EFTF 2019. Conference Proceedings. 2019-10-03. 2019 Joint Conference of the IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium and European Frequency and Time Forum (EFTF/IFC), Orlando, FL, USA, 14-18 April 2019. p. 1-2. DOI : 10.1109/FCS.2019.8856141.

A kilometre-range distributed relative humidity sensor

T. F. P. NevesL. ZhangF. YangK. H. TowP. Petagna  et al.

Proc. SPIE. 2019-08-28. Seventh European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors, Limassol, Cyprus, October 1-4, 2019. p. 1119922. DOI : 10.1117/12.2540007.

Nanophotonic supercontinuum based mid-infrared dual-comb spectroscopy

H. GuoW. WengJ. LiuF. YangW. Hänsel  et al.

OSA Technical Digest. 2019-05-05. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), San Jose, California, USA, 5–10 May 2019. p. STh1G.7. DOI : 10.1364/CLEO_SI.2019.STh1G.7.

Reviews

Guest Editorial JLT Special Issue on OFS-26

L. ThevenazM. TurM. Gonzalez-HerraezA. ZadokM. A. Soto

Journal of Lightwave Technology. 2019-09-18. Vol. 37, num. 18, p. 4455-4455. DOI : 10.1109/JLT.2019.2939770.

Talks

Large nonlinear optical amplification in gases: from sensing to lasing

F. Yang

The 11th International Conference on Information Optics and Photonics, Xi'an, China, August 6-9, 2019.

2018

Journal Articles

Impact of the fiber coating on the temperature response of distributed optical fiber sensors at cryogenic ranges

X. LuM. A. SotoL. Thevenaz

Journal of Lightwave Technology. 2018-02-15. Vol. 36, num. 4, p. 961-967. DOI : 10.1109/JLT.2017.2757843.

Forward Brillouin scattering acoustic impedance sensor using thin polyimide-coated fiber

D. M. ChowL. Thévenaz

Optics Letters. 2018-10-30. Vol. 43, num. 21, p. 5467. DOI : 10.1364/OL.43.005467.

Performance analysis of frequency shift estimation techniques in Brillouin distributed fiber sensors

S. M. HaneefZ. YangL. ThévenazD. VenkiteshB. Srinivasan

Optics Express. 2018-05-24. Vol. 26, num. 11, p. 14661-14677. DOI : 10.1364/OE.26.014661.

Optimizing Image Denoising for Long-Range Brillouin Distributed Fiber Sensing

M. A. SotoJ. A. RamirezL. Thevenaz

Journal of Lightwave Technology. 2018. Vol. 36, num. 4, p. 1168-1177. DOI : 10.1109/JLT.2017.2750398.

Brillouin Distributed Optical Fiber Sensor Based on a Closed-Loop Configuration

Z. YangM. A. SotoD. ChowP. RayL. Thevenaz  et al.

Journal of Lightwave Technology. 2018-03-01. Vol. 36, num. 5, p. 1239-1248. DOI : 10.1109/JLT.2017.2786084.

Hybrid Golay-coded Brillouin optical time-domain analysis based on differential pulses

Z. LiZ. YangL. YanM. A. SotoL. Thévenaz

Optics Letters. 2018-09-17. Vol. 43, num. 19, p. 4574-4577. DOI : 10.1364/OL.43.004574.

Design rules for optimizing unipolar coded Brillouin optical time-domain analyzers

Z. YangZ. LiS. ZaslawskiL. ThévenazM. A. Soto

Optics Express. 2018-06-13. Vol. 26, num. 13, p. 16505-16523. DOI : 10.1364/OE.26.016505.

Exploring the use of native spider silk as an optical fibre for chemical sensing

K. Hey TowD. M. ChowF. VollrathI. DicaireT. Gheysens  et al.

Journal of Lightwave Technology. 2018-02-15. Vol. 36, num. 4, p. 1138-1144. DOI : 10.1109/JLT.2017.2756095.

Distributed forward Brillouin sensor based on local light phase recovery

D. ChowZ. YangM. A. Soto HernandezL. Thévenaz

Nature Communications. 2018-07-31. Vol. 9, num. 1, p. 2990. DOI : 10.1038/s41467-018-05410-2.

Local activation of surface and hybrid acoustic waves in optical microwires

D. ChowJ.-C. BeugnotA. GodetK. P. HuyM. A. Soto Hernandez  et al.

Optics Letters. 2018-03-22. Vol. 43, num. 7, p. 1487. DOI : 10.1364/OL.43.001487.

Conference Papers

Closed-loop Controlled Brillouin Optical Time-domain Analysis

L. ThévenazZ. Yang

Specialty Optical Fibers 2018. 2018-07-02. Advanced Photonics 2018, Zurich, Switzerland, 2-5 July 2018. p. SoW3H.1. DOI : 10.1364/SOF.2018.SoW3H.1.

Distributed hydrogen monitoring with phase-sensitive optical time-domain reflectometry

L. ZhangM. FisserF. YangL. Thévenaz

26th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, OSA Technical Digest. 2018-11-21. 26th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Lausanne, Switzerland, 24–28 September 2018. p. ThE17. DOI : 10.1364/OFS.2018.ThE17.

Polyimide Coated Fiber as Optomechanical Sensor

D. M. ChowL. Thévenaz

26th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, OSA Technical Digest. 2018-11-21. 26th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Lausanne, Switzerland, September 24–28, 2018. p. ThE44. DOI : 10.1364/OFS.2018.ThE44.

From Spider Webs to a Biomimetic Optical Fibre Sensor

K. Hey TowD. ChowF. VollrathI. DicaireT. Gheysens  et al.

Proceedings of Optical Fiber Communication Conference 2018 (OFC 2018). 2018. Optical Fiber Communication Conference 2018 (OFC 2018), San Diego, California, USA, 11–15 March 2018. DOI : 10.1364/OFC.2018.W1K.4.

Hybrid Coding Scheme for Brillouin Optical Time-domain Analysis Based on Golay and Differential Pulses

Z. LiZ. YangL. YanM. A. SotoL. Thévenaz

26th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, OSA Technical Digest. 2018-11-21. 26th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Lausanne, Switzerland, 24–28 September 2018. p. WF27. DOI : 10.1364/OFS.2018.WF27.

Impact of Fitting and Digital Filtering on Signal-to-Noise Ratio and Brillouin Frequency Shift Uncertainty of BOTDA Measurements

S. ZaslawskiZ. YangM. A. SotoL. Thévenaz

Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors. 2018-11-21. 26th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, SwissTech Convention Center, Lausanne, Switzerland, September 24-28, 2018. p. ThE27. DOI : 10.1364/OFS.2018.ThE27.

Fully distributed pressure sensing with ultra-high-sensitivity using side-hole fibers

L. ZhangZ. YangŁ. SzostkiewiczK. MarkiewiczT. Nasilowski  et al.

26th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, OSA Technical Digest. 2018-11-21. 26th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Lausanne, Switzerland, 24–28 September 2018. p. WF13. DOI : 10.1364/OFS.2018.WF13.

Opto-acoustic chemical sensor based on forward stimulated Brillouin scattering in optical fiber

D. M. ChowL. Thevenaz

2018 IEEE 7th International Conference on Photonics (ICP). 2018-11-15. 2018 IEEE 7th International Conference on Photonics (ICP), Langkawi, Malaysia, April 9-11, 2018. p. 1-3. DOI : 10.1109/ICP.2018.8533216.

Effect of enhanced Rayleigh scattering on the random fiber laser efficiency

C. YaoC. S. BrèsL. Thévenaz

Solid-State Lighting 2018. 2018-11-05. Light, Energy and the Environment 2018 (E2, FTS, HISE, SOLAR, SSL), Singapore, November 5-8, 2018. p. ST4D.4. DOI : 10.1364/SSL.2018.ST4D.4.

Boosting the performance of distributed optical fiber sensors based on adaptive decoder

X. SunZ. YangX. HongS. ZaslawskiS. Wang  et al.

26th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, OSA Technical Digest. 2018-11-21. 26th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Lausanne, Switzerland, 24–28 September 2018. p. ThE102. DOI : 10.1364/OFS.2018.ThE102.

CO2-filled Hollow-Core Fiber Reference Gas Cells for Laser Frequency Stabilization at 2 um

R. MattheyB. DebordK. Hey TowF. YangS. Schilt  et al.

2018. 32nd European Frequency and Time Forum (EFTF 2018), Torino, Italy, 10 -12 April 2018.

Spectral and temporal control of a random Erbium doped fiber laser

C. YaoC. S. BrèsL. Thévenaz

Bragg Gratings, Photosensitivity and Poling in Glass Waveguides and Materials 2018. 2018-07-02. Advanced Photonics 2018, Zurich, Switzerland, 2-5 July 2018. p. JTu2A.15. DOI : 10.1364/BGPPM.2018.JTu2A.15.

Preliminary Study of Distributed Fiber Optic Sensing Technologies in Hydraulic Machinery

C. YaoX. HUANGP. ZhuC. S. BrèsL. Thévenaz

Light, Energy and the Environment 2018. 2018-10-31. Optics and Photonics for Energy and the Environment 2018, Singapore, 5-8 November 2018. p. EM2A.3. DOI : 10.1364/EE.2018.EM2A.3.

Distributed Acoustic Impedance Measurement Based On Forward Stimulated Brillouin Scattering

D. M. ChowZ. YangM. A. SotoL. Thévenaz

26th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, OSA Technical Digest. 2018-11-21. 26th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Lausanne, Switzerland, September 24–28, 2018. p. TuC4. DOI : 10.1364/OFS.2018.TuC4.

High-Resolution Distributed Differential Curvature Measurement Based on Phase-Sensitive Optical Time Domain Reflectometry and Multi-Core Fiber

L. SzostkiewiczZ. YangM. A. SotoA. Dominguez-LopezA. Pytel  et al.

26th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, OSA Technical Digest. 2018-11-21. 26th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Lausanne, Switzerland, 24–28 September 2018. p. WC4. DOI : 10.1364/OFS.2018.WC4.

Distributed hydrostatic pressure measurement using phase-OTDR in a highly birefringent photonic crystal fibre

S. MikhailovL. ZhangT. GeernaertF. BerghmansK. H. Tow  et al.

26th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, OSA Technical Digest. 2018-11-21. 26th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Lausanne, Switzerland, 24–28 September 2018. p. ThE23. DOI : 10.1364/OFS.2018.ThE23.

Rayleigh-Based Distributed Optical Fiber Sensing Using Least Mean Square Similarity

L. ZhangZ. YangF. GygerM. A. SotoL. Thévenaz

Proceedings 26th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors. 2018-09-27. 26th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Lausanne, Switzerland, 24–28 September 2018. p. ThE29. DOI : 10.1364/OFS.2018.ThE29.

Design rules for Unipolar Unicolor Coded Brillouin Optical Time Domain Analysis

Z. YangZ. LiS. ZaslawskiL. ThévenazM. A. Soto

26th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, OSA Technical Digest. 2018-11-21. 26th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Lausanne, Switzerland, 24–28 September 2018. p. ThE18. DOI : 10.1364/OFS.2018.ThE18.

High Signal-to-Noise Ratio Stimulated Brillouin Scattering Gain Spectrum Measurement

F. GygerZ. YangM. A. SotoF. YangK. Hey Tow  et al.

26th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, OSA Technical Digest. 2018-11-21. 26th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Lausanne, Switzerland, 24–28 September 2018. p. ThE69. DOI : 10.1364/OFS.2018.ThE69.

Theses

Distributed analyses using distinct classes of Brillouin scatterings in optical fibres

D. Chow Ming Chia / L. Thévenaz (Dir.)

Lausanne, EPFL, 2018. p. 133. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-9022.

2017

Journal Articles

Temperature-strain discrimination in distributed optical fiber sensing using phase-sensitive optical time-domain reflectometry

X. LuM. A. SotoL. Thévenaz

Optics Express. 2017. Vol. 25, num. 14, p. 16059. DOI : 10.1364/OE.25.016059.

All-fiber versatile laser frequency reference at 2μm for CO2 space-borne lidar applications

S. SchiltR. MattheyK. Hey TowL. ThévenazT. Südmeyer

CEAS Space Journal. 2017. Vol. 9, num. 4, p. 493-505. DOI : 10.1007/s12567-017-0164-6.

All-optical flip-flops based on dynamic Brillouin gratings in fibers

M. A. SotoA. DenisovX. Angulo-VinuesaS. Martin-LopezL. Thévenaz  et al.

Optics Letters. 2017. Vol. 42, num. 13, p. 2539. DOI : 10.1364/OL.42.002539.

Resolving 1 million sensing points in an optimized differential time-domain Brillouin sensor

A. Dominguez-LopezM. A. SotoS. Martin-LopezL. ThevenazM. Gonzalez-Herraez

Optics Letters. 2017. Vol. 42, num. 10, p. 1903-1906. DOI : 10.1364/OL.42.001903.

Distributed photothermal spectroscopy in microstructured optical fibers: towards high-resolution mapping of gas presence over long distances

A. Garcia-RuizJ. Pastor-GraellsH. F. MartinsK. Hey TowL. Thévenaz  et al.

Optics Express. 2017. Vol. 25, num. 3, p. 1789. DOI : 10.1364/OE.25.001789.

Conference Papers

Frequency-domain technique to measure the inertial response of forward stimulated Brillouin scattering for acoustic impedance sensing

D. ChowM. A. SotoL. Thévenaz

Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors. 2017. 25th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Jeju, Republic of Korea, April 24-28, 2017. DOI : 10.1117/12.2265736.

Polarisation pulling in Brillouin optical time-domain analysers

M. A. SotoM. TurA. Lopez-GilM. Gonzalez-HerraezL. Thévenaz

Proc. SPIE. 2017. 25th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Jeju, South Korea, April 24-28, 2017. p. 103239L. DOI : 10.1117/12.2267649.

Temperature sensitivity enhancement in a standard optical fiber with double coatings at low temperature

X. LuM. A. SotoL. Thévenaz

Proc. SPIE. 2017. 25th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Jeju, South Korea, April 24-28, 2017. p. 1032371. DOI : 10.1117/12.2264633.

Analytical expression and experimental validation of the Brillouin gain spectral broadening at any sensing spatial resolution

M. AlemM. A. SotoM. TurL. Thévenaz

Proc. SPIE. 2017. 25th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Jeju, South Korea, April 24-28, 2017. p. 103239J. DOI : 10.1117/12.2267639.

Image and video denoising for distributed optical fibre sensors

M. A. SotoJ. A. RamirezL. Thévenaz

Proc. SPIE. 2017. 25th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Jeju, South Korea, April 24-28, 2017. p. 103230K. DOI : 10.1117/12.2272470.

Erbium doped random fiber laser and fiber mixing effect

C. YaoL. ThévenazC. S. Brès

2017. ICTON 2017, Girona, Spain, 2-6, July, 2017. DOI : 10.1109/ICTON.2017.8025098.

Closed-loop Controlled Brillouin Optical Time-Domain Analysis

Z. YangM. A. SotoL. Thevenaz

2017-09-17. 2017 European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC), Gothenburg, Sweden, September 17-21, 2017. p. 1-3. DOI : 10.1109/ECOC.2017.8346103.

Demonstration of distributed shape sensing based on Brillouin scattering in multi-core fibers

Z. ZhaoM. A. SotoM. TangL. Thévenaz

Proc. SPIE. 2017. 25th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Jeju, South Korea, April 24-28, 2017. p. 1032393. DOI : 10.1117/12.2267486.

Discrimination of temperature and strain by combined refractive index and birefringence measurements using coherent Rayleigh sensing

X. LuM. A. SotoL. Thévenaz

Proc. SPIE. 2017. 25th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Jeju, Korea, April 24-28, 2017. p. 103230N. DOI : 10.1117/12.2264636.

All-fiber molecular frequency reference at 2 μm based on a versatile laser modulation sideband locking and a hollow-core fiber gas cell

S. SchiltR. MattheyK. H. TowL. ThevenazT. Sudmeyer

2017. 2017 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe & European Quantum Electronics Conference (CLEO/Europe-EQEC), Munich, Germany, 25–29 June 2017. p. Paper CH_1_5. DOI : 10.1109/CLEOE-EQEC.2017.8086854.

Highly-sensitive distributed birefringence measurements based on a two-pulse interrogation of a dynamic Brillouin grating

M. A. SotoA. DenisovX. Angulo-VinuesaS. Martin-LopezL. Thévenaz  et al.

Proc. SPIE. 2017. 25th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Jeju, South Korea, April 24-28, 2017. p. 103238Z. DOI : 10.1117/12.2267471.

All-optical flip-flop based on dynamic Brillouin gratings

M. A. SotoA. DenisovX. Angulo-VinuesaS. Martin-LopezL. Thevenaz  et al.

2017. 2017 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe & European Quantum Electronics Conference (CLEO/Europe-EQEC) , Munich, Germany, 25–29 June 2017. p. Paper CI_P_1. DOI : 10.1109/CLEOE-EQEC.2017.8086957.

Distributed photothermal measurements of gas presence along holey optical fibers

A. Garcia-RuizJ. Pastor-GraellsH. F. MartinsK. H. TowL. Thevenaz  et al.

25th International Conference On Optical Fiber Sensors (OFS'25). 2017. 25th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors (OFS), Jeju, Korea, April 24-28, 2017. p. 1032361. DOI : 10.1117/12.2263210.

Brillouin scattering effect in the multicore optical fiber applied to fiber optic shape sensing

P. MergoT. NasilowskiB. WajncholdA. PytelA. Kolakowska  et al.

Technologies for Optical Countermeasures XIV. 2017. SPIE Security + Defence, Warsaw, Poland, 11-14 September 2017. p. 104350N. DOI : 10.1117/12.2279528.

2016

Journal Articles

Going beyond 1000000 resolved points in a Brillouin distributed fiber sensor: theoretical analysis and experimental demonstration

A. DenisovM. A. SotoL. Thévenaz

Light: Science & Applications. 2016. Vol. 5, num. 5, p. e16074. DOI : 10.1038/lsa.2016.74.

Distributed shape sensing using Brillouin scattering in multi-core fibers

Z. ZhaoM. A. SotoM. TangL. Thévenaz

Optics Express. 2016. Vol. 24, num. 22, p. 25211-25223. DOI : 10.1364/OE.24.025211.

Increasing robustness of bipolar pulse coding in Brillouin distributed fiber sensors

Z. YangM. A. SotoL. Thévenaz

Optics Express. 2016. Vol. 24, num. 1, p. 586-597. DOI : 10.1364/OE.24.000586.

Spider silk thread as a fiber optic chemical sensor

L. ThévenazK. H. TowD. ChowF. Vollrath

SPIE Newsroom. 2016. DOI : 10.1117/2.1201603.006394.

Intensifying the response of distributed optical fibre sensors using 2D and 3D image restoration

M. A. SotoJ. A. RamírezL. Thévenaz

Nature Communications. 2016. Vol. 7, p. 10870. DOI : 10.1038/ncomms10870.

Novel scanning method for distortion-free BOTDA measurements

A. Dominguez-LopezZ. YangM. A. SotoX. Angulo-VinuesaS. Martin-Lopez  et al.

Optics Express. 2016. Vol. 24, num. 10, p. 10188-10204. DOI : 10.1364/OE.24.010188.

Evaluation of the accuracy of BOTDA systems based on the phase spectral response

A. Lopez-GilM. A. SotoX. Angulo-VinuesaA. Dominguez-LopezS. Martin-Lopez  et al.

Optics Express. 2016. Vol. 24, num. 15, p. 17200-17214. DOI : 10.1364/OE.24.017200.

Conference Papers

Curvature and shape distributed sensing using Brillouin scattering in multi-core fibers

Z. ZhaoM. SotoM. TangL. Thévenaz

OSA Technical Digest (online). 2016. Advanced Photonics 2016 (IPR, NOMA, Sensors, Networks, SPPCom, SOF), Vancouver, Canada, 18–20 July 2016. p. paper SeM4D.4. DOI : 10.1364/SENSORS.2016.SeM4D.4.

Novel Concepts and Recent Progress in Distributed Optical Fiber Sensing

L. ThevenazM. A. Soto

Optical Fiber Communication Conference. 2016. Optical Fiber Communication Conference, Anaheim, California, March 20-22, 2016. p. M2D.5. DOI : 10.1364/OFC.2016.M2D.5.

200 km Fiber-Loop Conventional Brillouin Distributed Sensor with 2m Spatial Resolution Using Image Denoising

M. A. SotoJ. RamírezL. Thévenaz

Asia Pacific Optical Sensors Conference. 2016. Asia-Pacific Optical Sensors Conference, Shanghai, 2016. p. Th3A.4. DOI : 10.1364/APOS.2016.Th3A.4.

Characterisation of an electrical heating method for metallic-coated optical fibres for distributed sensing applications

X. LuM. A. SotoL. Thévenaz

Proc. SPIE. 2016. Sixth European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors, Limerick, Ireland, May 31-June 3, 2016. p. 99162O. DOI : 10.1117/12.2236951.

Reaching millikelvin resolution in Raman distributed temperature sensing using image processing

M. A. SotoJ. A. RamírezL. Thévenaz

Proc. SPIE 9916, Sixth European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors. 2016. Sixth European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors, Limerick, Ireland, May 31 - June 3, 2016. p. 99162A. DOI : 10.1117/12.2236934.

First investigation of an all-fiber versatile laser frequency reference at 2 μm for CO2 lidar applications

S. SchiltK. Hey TowR. MatteyM. PetersenL. Thévenaz  et al.

Proceedings of the International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2016. 2016. International Conference on Space Optics 2016, Biarritz, France, October 18-21, 2016. p. 105620I. DOI : 10.1117/12.2296203.

From spider webs to a fibre-optic chemical sensor

K. Hey TowD. ChowF. VollrathI. DicaireT. Gheysens  et al.

2016. 21st Annual Symposium of the IEEE Photonics Benelux Chapter, Ghent, Belgium, November 17-18, 2016.

Novel technique for distributed fibre sensing based on coherent Rayleigh scattering measurements of birefringence

X. LuM. A. SotoL. Thévenaz

Proc. SPIE. 2016. Sixth European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors, Limerick, Ireland, May 31-June 3, 2016. p. 991633. DOI : 10.1117/12.2236918.

Optimal detection bandwidth for phase-sensitive optical time-domain reflectometry

X. LuM. A. SotoL. Thévenaz

Proc. SPIE. 2016. Sixth European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors, Limerick, Ireland, May 31-June 3, 2016. p. 99162N. DOI : 10.1117/12.2236944.

Optimization of Detection Schemes in BOTDA

L. ZhangM. A. SotoZ. WangL. Thévenaz

Asia Pacific Optical Sensors Conference. 2016. Asia-Pacific Optical Sensors Conference, Shanghai, 2016. p. W4A.28. DOI : 10.1364/APOS.2016.W4A.28.

Weaving our way towards a new generation of fibre-optic chemical sensors based on spider silk

K. Hey TowD. ChowF. VollrathI. DicaireT. Gheysens  et al.

Proceedings of 6th International Conference on Photonics (ICP2016). 2016. IEEE 6th International Conference on Photonics (ICP2016), Kuching, Malaysia, March 14-16, 2016. DOI : 10.1109/ICP.2016.7510053.

Compact fibre Bragg grating-based thermometer for on-line temperature monitoring of drill bits

K. Hey TowM. LleraS. Le FlochY. SalvadéL. Thévenaz

Proc. of SPIE. 2016. 6th European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors, Limerick, Ireland, June 1-3, 2016. p. 99162F. DOI : 10.1117/12.2235871.

Towards a new generation of fibre-optic chemical sensors based on spider silk threads

K. Hey TowD. M. ChowF. VollrathI. DicaireT. Gheysens  et al.

2017 25Th International Conference On Optical Fiber Sensors (Ofs). 2016. 25th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Jeju, South Korea, April 24-28. p. 103231E. DOI : 10.1117/12.2264438.

Sub-metric spatial resolution over an extended range using differential time-domain Brillouin sensing

A. Dominguez-LópezM. A. SotoS. Martin-LopezM. Gonzalez-HerraezL. Thévenaz

Proc. SPIE 9916, Sixth European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors. 2016. Sixth European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors, Limerick, Ireland, May 31 - June 3, 2016. p. 991635. DOI : 10.1117/12.2236927.

Towards a novel "silky" way to detect chemical species using spider threads

K. Hey TowD. M. ChowF. VollrathI. DicaireT. Gheysens  et al.

2016. 1st International Conference on Optics, Photonics & Materials, NICE OPTICS, Nice, France, October 26-28, 2016.

Overcoming High-resolution Limitations in Optimized Long-range BOTDA Sensors

A. Dominguez-LopezM. A. SotoS. Martin-LopezL. ThévenazM. Gonzalez-Herraez

Asia Pacific Optical Sensors Conference. 2016. Asia-Pacific Optical Sensors Conference, Shanghai, 2016. p. Th3A.6. DOI : 10.1364/APOS.2016.Th3A.6.

Gain vs phase in BOTDA setups

A. Lopez-GilX. Angulo-VinuesaM. A. SotoA. Dominguez-LopezS. Martin-Lopez  et al.

Proc. SPIE 9916, Sixth European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors. 2016. Sixth European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors, Limerick, Ireland, May 31 - June 3, 2016. p. 991631. DOI : 10.1117/12.2236890.

Theses

Coherent Rayleigh time domain reflectometry

X. Lu / L. Thévenaz (Dir.)

Lausanne, EPFL, 2016. p. 133. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-7104.

Impact of modulation instability on distributed optical fiber sensors

M. M. Alem Karladani / L. Thévenaz (Dir.)

Lausanne, EPFL, 2016. p. 138. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-7007.

Talks

Pushing the Limits in Distributed Fibre Sensing

L. Thevenaz

Asia-Pacific Optical Sensors Conference, Shanghai, October 11-14, 2016.

Patents

Method and apparatus for measuring the local birefingence along an optical waveguide

L. ThevenazM. Gonzalez HerraezM. A. Soto HernandezH. F. MartinsX. Lu

US2017307474 (A1); EP3194923 (A1); WO2016042507 (A1). 2016.

2015

Journal Articles

Analytical model and experimental verification of the critical power for modulation instability in optical fibers

M. AlemM. A. SotoL. Thévenaz

Optics Express. 2015. Vol. 23, num. 23, p. 29514-29532. DOI : 10.1364/OE.23.029514.

Distributed phase birefringence measurements based on polarization correlation in phase-sensitive optical time-domain reflectometers

M. A. SotoX. LuH. F. MartinsM. Gonzalez-HerraezL. Thévenaz

Optics Express. 2015. Vol. 23, num. 19, p. 24923-24926. DOI : 10.1364/OE.23.024923.

Conference Papers

Slow Light in Optical Fibers: State-of-the-Art and Perspectives 10 Years After the First Demonstration

L. Thévenaz

Proceedings of the 20th OptoElectronics and Communications Conference (OECC2015). 2015. 2015 Opto-Electronics and Communications Conference (OECC), Shanghai, PR China, June 28 - July 2, 2015. p. Paper JWeB.23. DOI : 10.1109/OECC.2015.7340251.

Fundamental aspects of linear slow light systems

L. Thévenaz

Proceedings OWTNM'2015. 2015. XXIII International Workshop on Optical wave and waveguide theory and numerical modelling (OWTNM 2015), City University London, UK, April 17-18, 2015. p. 68.

Random Telegraph Signal vs Random Binary Sequence for Suppressing the Stimulated Brillouin Backscattering

M. AlemM. A. SotoL. Thévenaz

2015. International OSA Networks of Students (IONS), Karlsruhe, Germany, June 26-29, 2015.

Performance limit of two-pump Brillouin fiber sensors obtained by Manakov modulation instability

M. AlemM. A. SotoL. ThévenazJ. UrricelquiM. Sagues  et al.

2015 Spatiotemporal Complexity in Nonlinear Optics (SCNO). 2015. 2015 Spatiotemporal Complexity in Nonlinear Optics (SCNO), Como, Italy, 31 August - 4 September 2015. p. 1-2. DOI : 10.1109/SCNO.2015.7324006.

Spider silk: a novel optical fibre for biochemical sensing

K. Hey TowD. ChowF. VollrathI. DicaireT. Gheysens  et al.

Proc. SPIE. 2015. 24th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, Cutitiba, Brazil, September 28-October 2, 2015. p. 96347D. DOI : 10.1117/12.2192427.

Sources of noise in Brillouin optical time-domain analyzers

J. UrricelquiM. A. Soto HernandezL. Thévenaz

Proc. SPIE. 2015. 24th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, Cutitiba, Brazil, September 28-October 2, 2015. p. 963434. DOI : 10.1117/12.2195298.

Brillouin distributed fiber sensing at ultra-high spatial resolution

L. ThevenazA. DenisovM. A. Soto

IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC) 2015. 2015. IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC) 2015, Reston, VA, USA, 4-8 October 2015. p. 337-338. DOI : 10.1109/IPCon.2015.7323738.

Shedding light on the optical properties of spider silk fiber

D. M. ChowK. H. TowF. VollrathI. DicaireT. Gheysens  et al.

IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC) 2015. 2015. IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC) 2015, Reston, VA, USA, 4-8 October 2015. p. 333-334. DOI : 10.1109/IPCon.2015.7323526.

200 km fiber-loop Brillouin distributed fiber sensor using bipolar Golay codes and a three-tone probe

Z. YangM. A. Soto HernandezL. Thévenaz

Proc. SPIE. 2015. 24th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, Cutitiba, Brazil, September 28-October 2, 2015. p. 96340J. DOI : 10.1117/12.2195256.

Mitigation of modulation instability in Brillouin distributed fiber sensors by using orthogonal polarization pulses

J. UrricelquiM. AlemM. SaguesL. ThévenazA. Loayssa  et al.

Proc. SPIE. 2015. 24th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, Cutitiba, Brazil, September 28-October 2, 2015. p. 963433. DOI : 10.1117/12.2195292.

Differential chirped-pulse pair for sub-meter spatial resolution Brillouin distributed fiber sensing

S. Le FlochZ. YangF. SauserM. A. Soto HernandezL. Thévenaz

Proc. SPIE. 2015. 24th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, Cutitiba, Brazil, September 28-October 2, 2015. p. 96341D. DOI : 10.1117/12.2194705.

Intensifying Brillouin distributed fibre sensors using image processing

M. A. Soto HernandezJ. A. RamirezL. Thévenaz

Proc. SPIE. 2015. 24th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, Cutitiba, Brazil, September 28-October 2, 2015. p. 96342D. DOI : 10.1117/12.2205310.

Reaching the ultimate performance limit given by non-local effects in BOTDA sensors

A. Dominguez-LopezZ. YangM. A. Soto HernandezX. Angulo-VinuesaS. Martin-Lopez  et al.

Proc. SPIE. 2015. 24th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, Cutitiba, Brazil, September 28-October 2, 2015. p. 96342E. DOI : 10.1117/12.2205440.

Mapping the Uniformity of Optical Microwires Using Phase-Correlation Brillouin Distributed Measurements

D. ChowJ. C. Tchahame NougnihiA. DenisovJ.-C. BeugnotT. Sylvestre  et al.

Frontiers in Optics 2015. 2015. Frontiers in Optics, San Jose, California, October 18, 2015. p. FW4F.4. DOI : 10.1364/FIO.2015.FW4F.4.

Reviews

Silicon nanophotonics: Good vibrations for light

L. Thévenaz

Nature Photonics. 2015. Vol. 9, num. 3, p. 144-146. DOI : 10.1038/nphoton.2015.28.

Theses

Brillouin dynamic gratings in optical fibres for distributed sensing and advanced optical signal processing

A. Denisov / L. Thévenaz (Dir.)

Lausanne, EPFL, 2015. p. 123. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-6768.

Talks

Distributed fibre sensing : state-of-the-art and perspectives

L. Thévenaz

Stanford Photonics Research Center Annual Symposium 2015, Stanford University, USA, September 14, 2015.

Patents

Optical process and optical device, allowing to avoid unwanted nonlinear effects in an optical fiber

L. ThévenazM. A. Soto

WO2015180786 . 2015.

System and method for producing optical sinc-shaped pulses

T. SchneiderC. S. BrèsL. ThévenazM. A. Soto HernandezM. Alem  et al.

US9395535 (B2); US2015323781 (A1). 2015.

2014

Journal Articles

Long Weak FBG Sensor Interrogation Using Microwave Photonics Filtering Technique

A. Lavinia RicchiutiD. BarreraS. SalesL. ThevenazJ. Capmany

IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 2014. Vol. 26, num. 20, p. 2039-2042. DOI : 10.1109/Lpt.2014.2345611.

Time and frequency pump-probe multiplexing to enhance the signal response of Brillouin optical time-domain analyzers

M. A. SotoA. L. RicchiutiL. ZhangD. BarreraS. Sales  et al.

Optics Express. 2014. Vol. 22, num. 23, p. 28584-28595. DOI : 10.1364/OE.22.028584.

Extending the Real Remoteness of Long-Range Brillouin Optical Time-Domain Fiber Analyzers

M. A. SotoX. Angulo-VinuesaS. Martin-LopezS.-H. ChinJ. D. Ania-Castanon  et al.

Journal of Lightwave Technology. 2014. Vol. 32, num. 1, p. 152-162. DOI : 10.1109/JLT.2013.2292329.

Power evolution along phase-sensitive parametric amplifiers: an experimental survey

F. AlishahiA. VedadiT. M. P. HoangM. A. SotoA. Denisov  et al.

Optics Letters. 2014. Vol. 39, num. 21, p. 6114. DOI : 10.1364/OL.39.006114.

Conference Papers

Next generation of optical fibre sensors: new concepts and perspectives

L. Thévenaz

Proceedings of SPIE. 2014. 23rd International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, Santander, Spain, June 2-6, 2014. p. 9157AN. DOI : 10.1117/12.2064896.

Extending the sensing range of Brillouin optical time-domain analysis up to 325 km combining four optical repeaters

F. GygerE. RochatS. ChinM. NiklèsL. Thévenaz

Proc. SPIE. 2014. 23rd International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, Santander, Spain, June 2-6, 2014. p. 91576Q. DOI : 10.1117/12.2059590.

Going beyond limits in Brillouin distributed fibre sensors: Challenges and possible approaches

M. A. SotoL. Thévenaz

2014 IEEE 5th International Conference on Photonics (ICP). 2014. 2014 IEEE 5th International Conference on Photonics (ICP), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2-4 September 2014. p. 47-52. DOI : 10.1109/ICP.2014.7002307.

Minimizing distortion and enlarging group delay in Brillouin slow light systems by gain profile optimization

L. ZhangM. A. SotoL. Thévenaz

Asia Communications and Photonics Conference 2014. 2014. Asia Communications and Photonics Conference, Shanghai, November 11-14, 2014. p. ATh2C.4. DOI : 10.1364/ACPC.2014.ATh2C.4.

1’000’000 resolved points along a Brillouin distributed fibre sensor

A. DenisovM. A. SotoL. Thévenaz

Proc. SPIE. 2014. 23rd International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, Santander, Spain, June 2-6, 2014. p. 9157D2. DOI : 10.1117/12.2071272.

Modelling the depletion length induced by modulation instability in distributed optical fibre sensors

M. AlemM. A. SotoL. Thévenaz

Proceedings of SPIE. 2014. 23rd International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, Santander, Spain, June 2-6, 2014. p. 91575S. DOI : 10.1117/12.2058862.

Weak fiber Bragg grating cascade sensor interrogation using microwave photonic filtering techniques

J. Hervás PeraltaA. RicchiutiD. BarreraS. SalesL. Thévenaz  et al.

Advanced Photonics. 2014. Optical Sensors, Barcelona, 2014. p. SeW1C.2. DOI : 10.1364/SENSORS.2014.SeW1C.2.

Microwave photonics filtering technique for interrogating long weak fiber Bragg grating sensors

A. L. RicchiutiD. BarreraS. SalesL. ThévenazJ. Capmany

Proc. SPIE. 2014. 23rd International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, Santander, Spain, June 2-6, 2014. p. 9157AO. DOI : 10.1117/12.2059545.

MilliKelvin resolution in cryogenic temperature distributed fibre sensing based on coherent Rayleigh scattering

X. LuM. A. SotoL. Thévenaz

Proceedings of SPIE. 2014. 23rd International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, Santander, Spain, June 2-6, 2014. p. 91573R. DOI : 10.1117/12.2059659.

Versatile frequency reference laser based on modulation sideband locking in an all-fibre configuration

S. SchiltK. Hey TowM. PetersenT. SüdmeyerL. Thévenaz

2014. FLAIR-2014, Field Laser Applications in Industry and Research Conference, Florence, May 5-9, 2014.

Fabrication of all-fibre gas reference cells for laser frequency stabilization

K. Hey TowI. DicaireS. SchiltM. PetersenL. Thévenaz

2014. 9th European Space Agency (ESA) Round Table on Micro and Nano Technologies for Space Application, Lausanne, Switzerland, June 10-13, 2014.

The Making of a Good Brillouin Distributed Fiber Sensor

L. ThévenazM. A. Soto

International Photonics and OptoElectronics Meetings. 2014. The 7th International Photonics and OptoElectronics Meetings, Wuhan, China, June 18-21, 2014. p. FTh4D.1. DOI : 10.1364/FBTA.2014.FTh4D.1.

Brillouin distributed fiber sensors: Practical limitations and guidelines for the making of a good sensor

L. ThévenazM. A. Soto

IEEE SENSORS 2014 Proceedings. 2014. 2014 IEEE Sensors, Valencia, Spain, November 2-5, 2014. p. 146-149. DOI : 10.1109/ICSENS.2014.6984954.

Novel technique for distributed fibre sensing based on faint long gratings (FLOGs)

L. ThévenazS. ChinJ. SanchoS. Sales

Proceedings of SPIE. 2014. 23rd International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, Santander, Spain, June 2-6, 2014. p. 91576W. DOI : 10.1117/12.2059668.

Towards 1’000’000 resolved points in a distributed optical fibre sensor

M. A. SotoL. Thévenaz

Proceedings of SPIE. 2014. 23rd International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, Santander, Spain, June 2-6, 2014. p. 9157C3. DOI : 10.1117/12.2072358.

Towards highest spectral efficiency: Optical sinc-shaped Nyquist pulses generation from rectangular frequency comb

C. S. BrèsM. A. SotoM. AlemM. A. ShoaieA. Vedadi  et al.

2014 16th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON). 2014. 2014 16th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON), Graz, Austria, 6-10 July 2014. p. 1-4. DOI : 10.1109/ICTON.2014.6876438.

Enhanced response in Brillouin distributed optical fibre sensors by simultaneous time and frequency pump multiplexing

M. A. SotoA. Lavinia RicchiutiL. ZhangD. BarreraS. Sales  et al.

Proceedings of SPIE. 2014. 23rd International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, Santander, Spain, June 2-6, 2014. p. 91575T. DOI : 10.1117/12.2059006.

Distributed Measurement of Signal Power Evolution in a Phase Sensitive Parametric Amplifier

F. AlishahiA. VedadiM. A. SotoA. DenisovK. Mehrany  et al.

Optical Fiber Communication Conference. 2014. Optical Fiber Communication Conference, San Francisco, California, 2014. p. Th1H.4. DOI : 10.1364/OFC.2014.Th1H.4.

Distributed birefringence measurements using polarisation correlation in phase-sensitive OTDR

H. F. MartinsX. LuM. A. SotoM. Gonzalez-HerraezL. Thévenaz

2014 The European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC). 2014. 2014 European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC), Cannes, France, 21-25 September 2014. p. 1-3. DOI : 10.1109/ECOC.2014.6964201.

Effect of Dispersion Fluctuations on Longitudinal Gain Evolution in Phase-Sensitive Parametric Amplifiers

F. AlishahiA. VedadiM. A. ShoaieM. A. SotoA. Denisov  et al.

CLEO: 2014. 2014. CLEO: Science and Innovations, San Jose, California, United States, June 8-13, 2014. p. STu3N.4. DOI : 10.1364/CLEO_SI.2014.STu3N.4.

Talks

Principle of high spatial resolution distributed Brillouin fibre sensing and review of several techniques

L. Thévenaz

Asia Communications and Photonics Conference 2014, Shanghai, China, November 11, 2014.

Patents

Dual-pump sweep-free stimulated Brillouin optical distributed sensing method and device

L. ThévenazM. Gonzalez HerraezS. Le FlochS. ChinF. Sauser

WO2014177198 (A1). 2014.

2013

Journal Articles

Modeling and evaluating the performance of Brillouin distributed optical fiber sensors

M. A. SotoL. Thévenaz

Optics Express. 2013. Vol. 21, num. 25, p. 31347-31366. DOI : 10.1364/OE.21.031347.

All-optical signal processing using dynamic Brillouin gratings

M. SantagiustinaS. ChinN. PrimerovL. UrsiniL. Thévenaz

Nature Scientific Reports. 2013. Vol. 3, p. 01594. DOI : 10.1038/srep01594.

Long fiber Bragg grating sensor interrogation using discrete-time microwave photonic filtering techniques

A. L. RicchiutiD. BarreraS. SalesL. ThévenazJ. Capmany

Optics Express. 2013. Vol. 21, num. 23, p. 28175-28181. DOI : 10.1364/OE.21.028175.

Effect of pulse depletion in a Brillouin optical time-domain analysis system

L. ThévenazS. Foaleng MafangJ. Lin

Optics Express. 2013. Vol. 21, num. 12, p. 14017-14035. DOI : 10.1364/OE.21.014017.

Time-frequency analysis of long fiber Bragg gratings with low reflectivity

J. SanchoS. ChinD. BarreraS. SalesL. Thévenaz

Optics Express. 2013. Vol. 21, num. 6, p. 7171-7179. DOI : 10.1364/OE.21.007171.

Application of Brillouin-Based Continuously Tunable Optical Delay Line to Contention Resolution Between Asynchronous Optical Packets

C. PorziS. ChinA. TritaF. FresiG. Berrettini  et al.

Journal of Lightwave Technology. 2013. Vol. 31, num. 17, p. 2888-2896. DOI : 10.1109/JLT.2013.2275253.

Bipolar optical pulse coding for performance enhancement in BOTDA sensors

M. A. SotoS. Le FlochL. Thévenaz

Optics Express. 2013. Vol. 21, num. 14, p. 16390. DOI : 10.1364/OE.21.016390.

MEMS Tunable Asymmetric Fabry-Perot Cavity for High-Precision Weighing of Macro Samples

A. PoulinR. St-GelaisA. L. EichenbergerL. ThévenazY.-A. Peter

Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems. 2013. Vol. 22, num. 4, p. 884-891. DOI : 10.1109/JMEMS.2013.2248252.

Optical sinc-shaped Nyquist pulses of exceptional quality

M. A. SotoM. AlemM. A. ShoaieA. VedadiC. S. Brès  et al.

Nature Communications. 2013. Vol. 4, p. 2898. DOI : 10.1038/ncomms3898.

Conference Papers

Mitigating modulation instability in Brillouin distributed fibre sensors

M. A. SotoM. AlemW. ChenL. Thévenaz

Proc. SPIE 8794. Fifth European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors. 2013. Fifth European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors, Krakow, Poland, May, 2013. DOI : 10.1117/12.2026296.

Advanced Pulse Coding Techniques for Distributed Optical Fiber Sensors

M. A. SotoL. Thévenaz

Frontiers in Optics 2013, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2013). 2013. Frontiers in Optics, Orlando, Florida, USA, October 6-10, 2013. p. paper FW4I.3. DOI : 10.1364/FIO.2013.FW4I.3.

Time gated phase-correlation distributed Brillouin fibre sensor

A. DenisovM. A. SotoL. Thévenaz

Proc. SPIE 8794. Fifth European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors. 2013. Fifth European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors, Krakow, Poland, May, 2013. DOI : 10.1117/12.2026169.

Optical sinc-shaped Nyquist pulses with very low roll-off generated from a rectangular frequency comb

M. A. SotoM. AlemM. A. ShoaieA. VedadiC. S. Brès  et al.

OSA Technical Digest (online). 2013. Asia Communications and Photonics Conference 2013 Postdeadline, Beijing China, November 12-15, 2013. p. paper AF2E.6. DOI : 10.1364/ACPC.2013.AF2E.6.

Highly tunable method to generate sinc-shaped Nyquist pulses from a rectangular frequency comb

M. A. SotoM. AlemM. A. ShoaieA. VedadiC.-S. Brès  et al.

Advanced Photonics 2013. 2013. Signal Processing in Photonic Communications, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, July 14-17, 2013. p. SPT2D.6. DOI : 10.1364/SPPCOM.2013.SPT2D.6.

Brillouin distributed fibre sensing using phase modulated probe

X. LuM. A. SotoM. Gonzalez HerraezL. Thévenaz

Fifth European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors. 2013. Fifth European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors, Krakow, Poland, May, 2013. DOI : 10.1117/12.2026792.

Generation of Nyquist sinc pulses using intensity modulators

M. A. SotoM. AlemM. A. ShoaieA. VedadiL. Thévenaz  et al.

OSA Technical Digest. 2013. CLEO Conference, San Jose, USA, June 9-14. 2013. DOI : 10.1364/CLEO_SI.2013.CM4G.3.

Mapping Dispersion Fluctuations along Optical Fibers Using Brillouin Probing and a Fast Analytic Calculation

F. AlishahiA. VedadiA. DenisovM. A. SotoK. Mehrany  et al.

CLEO: 2013 Technical Digest. 2013. CLEO Conference, San Jose, USA, June 9-14, 2013. p. CF1E.5. DOI : 10.1364/CLEO_SI.2013.CF1E.5.

Optical Nyquist-pulse generation with a power difference to the ideal sinc-shape sequence of < 1%

T. SchneiderM. A. SotoM. AlemM. A. ShoaieL. Thévenaz

Photonic Networks, 14. 2013 ITG Symposium. Proceedings. 2013. Photonic Networks, 14. 2013 ITG Symposium, Leipzig, Germany, 6-7 May 2013. p. 1-5.

Colour simplex coding for brillouin distributed sensors

S. Le FlochF. SauserM. LleraM. A. SotoL. Thévenaz

Proc. SPIE 8794. Fifth European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors. 2013. Fifth European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors, Krakow, Poland, May, 2013. DOI : 10.1117/12.2025795.

Highly Sensitive Dispersion Map Extraction from Highly Nonlinear Fibers Using BOTDA Probing of Parametric Amplification

F. AlishahiA. VedadiA. DenisovM. A. SotoK. Mehrany  et al.

European Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO-Europe). 2013. European Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO-Europe), Munich, Germany, May 12-16, 2013.

Reviews

Long-range and high-resolution distributed Brillouin fiber sensors | Capteur Brillouin réparti à fibre optique à haute résolution et longue portée

T. SylvestreM. W. LeeD. M. NguyenB. StillerJ.-C. Beugnot  et al.

Instrumentation Mesure Métrologie. 2013. Vol. 13, num. 1-2, p. 31-45. DOI : 10.3166/I2M.13.1-2.31-45.

Theses

Generation and application of dynamic gratings in optical fibers using stimulated Brillouin scattering

N. PrimerovL. Thévenaz (Dir.)

Lausanne, EPFL, 2013. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-5615.

Patents

Fiber sensing system based on a bragg grating and optical time domain reflectometry

S. ChinL. Thévenaz

US9651418 (B2); EP2795260 (B1); CN104011508 (B); US2014375980 (A1); EP2795260 (A1); CN104011508 (A); WO2013093788 (A1). 2013.

Sensing systems and methods for distributed Brillouin sensing

S. ChinL. Thévenaz

US2015168253 (A1); EP2861939 (A1); WO2013185810 (A1); WO2013185938 (A1). 2013.

2012

Journal Articles

Sub-centimetre Spatial Resolution in Distributed Fibre Sensing, based on Dynamic Brillouin Grating in Optical Fibers

S. ChinN. PrimerovL. Thévenaz

IEEE Sensors Journal. 2012. Vol. 12, num. 1, p. 189-194. DOI : 10.1109/JSEN.2011.2126568.

Probing molecular absorption under slow-light propagation using a photonic crystal waveguide

I. DicaireA. De RossiS. CombriéL. Thévenaz

Optics Letters. 2012. Vol. 37, num. 23, p. 4934-4936. DOI : 10.1364/OL.37.004934.

Localized and stationary dynamic gratings via stimulated Brillouin scattering with phase modulated pumps

Y. AntmanN. PrimerovJ. Sancho DuraL. ThévenazA. Zadok

Optics Express. 2012. Vol. 20, num. 7, p. 7807. DOI : 10.1364/OE.20.007807.

Random-access distributed fiber sensing

A. ZadokY. AntmanN. PrimerovA. DenisovJ. Sancho  et al.

Laser & Photonics Reviews. 2012. Vol. 6, num. 5, p. L1-L5. DOI : 10.1002/lpor.201200013.

Tunable and reconfigurable multi-tap microwave photonic filter based on dynamic Brillouin gratings in fibers

J. SanchoN. PrimerovS. ChinY. AntmanA. Zadok  et al.

Optics Express. 2012. Vol. 20, num. 6, p. 6157-6162. DOI : 10.1364/OE.20.006157.

Differential Phase-Shift-Keying Technique-Based Brillouin Echo-Distributed Sensing

M. W. LeeB. StillerJ. HaudenH. MaillotteC. Roch  et al.

IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 2012. Vol. 24, num. 1, p. 79-81. DOI : 10.1109/LPT.2011.2172255.

Analytical expression of pulse broadening in an arbitrary linear slow light medium

M. González-HerráezS. Martin-LopezL. Thévenaz

Optics Letters. 2012. Vol. 37, num. 15, p. 3171-3173. DOI : 10.1364/OL.37.003171.

Raman-Assisted Brillouin Distributed Temperature Sensor over 100 km featuring 2 meter Resolution and 1.2°C Uncertainty

X. Angulo-VinuesaS. Martin-LopezJ. NunoP. CorrederaJ. D. Ania-Castanon  et al.

Journal of Lightwave Technology. 2012. Vol. 30, num. 8, p. 1060-1065. DOI : 10.1109/JLT.2011.2168807.

Conference Papers

Frequency-Agile Brillouin Optical Time-Domain Analysis Fibre Sensor

A. DenisovL. Thévenaz

2012. IONS-11, Paris, France, February 22-25, 2012.

High-resolution Brillouin fiber sensing using random phase coding of the pump and probe waves

Y. AntmanN. PrimerovL. ThévenazA. Zadok

OFS2012 22nd International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors. 2012. OFS2012 22nd International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Beijing, China, October 15-19, 2012. p. 842116. DOI : 10.1117/12.974748.

Double-pulse Brillouin distributed optical fiber sensors: analytical model and experimental validation

M. A. SotoS. ChinL. Thévenaz

Proc. SPIE 8421. 2012. OFS2012 22nd International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Beijing, China, 15-19 October 2012. DOI : 10.1117/12.974964.

Variable delay using stationary and localized Brillouin dynamic gratings

Y. AntmanN. PrimerovJ. Sancho DuraL. ThévenazA. Zadok

Proc. SPIE. 2012. Photonics West - Advances in Slow and Fast Light V, San Francisco, California, USA, 22 January 2012. p. 82730C. DOI : 10.1117/12.914725.

Probing molecular absorption under slow light propagation using a photonic crystal waveguide

I. DicaireA. De RossiS. CombriéL. Thévenaz

OFS2012 22nd International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors. 2012. OFS2012 22nd International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Beijing, China, October 15-19, 2012. p. 84211K. DOI : 10.1117/12.975004.

Recent implementations of fiber and integrated tunable microwave photonics filters

J. SanchoJ. LloretN. PrimerovS. SalesL. Thévenaz  et al.

2012 14th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON). 2012. 2012 14th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON), Coventry, United Kingdom, July 2-5, 2012. p. 1-4. DOI : 10.1109/ICTON.2012.6253778.

Enhancing the light-matter interaction using slow light: towards the concept of dense light

L. ThévenazI. DicaireS. H. Chin

Proc. SPIE. 2012. Photonics West - Advances in Slow and Fast Light V, San Francisco, California, USA, 22 January 2012. p. 82731D. DOI : 10.1117/12.914752.

Brillouin distributed sensing using localized and stationary dynamic gratings

N. PrimerovY. AntmanJ. Sancho DuraA. ZadokL. Thévenaz

Optical Sensing and Detection II. 2012. Photonics Europe - Optical Sensing and Detection II, Brussels, Belgium, April 16, 2012. p. 843908. DOI : 10.1117/12.922976.

Long Variable Delay and Distributed Sensing Using Stationary and Localized Brillouin Dynamic Gratings

Y. AntmanN. PrimerovJ. Sancho DuraL. ThévenazA. Zadok

OSA Technical Digest. 2012. Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC), Los Angeles, California, March 4, 2012. p. JW2A.24.

Time/frequency coding for Brillouin distributed sensors

S. Le FlochF. SauserM. A. SotoL. Thévenaz

Proc. SPIE 8421. 2012. OFS2012 22nd International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Beijing, China, 15-19 October 2012. DOI : 10.1117/12.975001.

All-optical storage and processing in optical fibers

L. ThévenazN. PrimerovS. ChinY. AntmanA. Denisov  et al.

IEEE 3rd International Conference on Photonics 2012. 2012. IEEE 3rd International Conference on Photonics (ICP 2012), Penang, Malaysia, 1-3 October 2012. p. 1-5. DOI : 10.1109/ICP.2012.6481095.

Rating the performance of a Brillouin distributed fiber sensor

L. ThévenazM. A. Soto

Proc. SPIE 8421. 2012. OFS2012 22nd International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Beijing, China, 15-19 October 2012. p. 8421A7. DOI : 10.1117/12.975290.

Kerr effect in structured superluminal media

X. Angulo-VinuesaS. Martin-LopezC. CaucheteurD. KinetM. Wuilpart  et al.

Proc. SPIE. 2012. Photonics West - Advances in Slow and Fast Light V, San Francisco, California, USA, 22 January 2012. p. 827310. DOI : 10.1117/12.915287.

Bipolar pulse coding for enhanced performance in Brillouin distributed optical fiber sensors

M. A. SotoS. Le FlochL. Thévenaz

Proc. SPIE 8421. 2012. OFS2012 22nd International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Beijing, China, 15-19 October 2012. DOI : 10.1117/12.974974.

Gas Sensing using Material and Structural Slow Light Systems

L. ThévenazI. DicaireS. H. ChinA. de Rossi

OSA Technical Digest (online). 2012. Optical Sensors, Monterey, California USA, June 25-28, 2012. p. paper STu2F.1.

Microwave Photonic Notch Filter Based on Dynamic Brillouin Gratings Generated by PRBS Signals

M. SantagiustinaL. UrsiniA. GaltarossaF. ChiarelloL. Palmieri  et al.

Proceedings Fotonica 2012, 14° Convegno Nazionale delle Tecnologie Fotoniche. 2012. Fotonica 2012, 14° Convegno Nazionale delle Tecnologie Fotoniche, Firenze, Italy, May 15–17, 2012. p. Paper B3.4.

Brillouin optical time-domain analysis over a 240 km-long fiber loop with no repeater

X. Angulo-VinuesaM. A. SotoS. Martin-LopezS. ChinJ. D. Ania-Castanon  et al.

Proc. SPIE 8421. 2012. OFS2012 22nd International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Beijing, China, 15-19 October 2012. DOI : 10.1117/12.2013201.

Opto-acoustic coupling and Brillouin phenomena in microstructure optical fibers

H. MaillotteJ.-C. BeugnotB. StillerM. W. LeeD. M. Nguyen  et al.

2012 17th Opto-Electronics and Communications Conference. 2012. 2012 Opto-Electronics and Communications Conference (OECC), Busan, Korea (South), 2-6 07 2012. p. 186-187. DOI : 10.1109/OECC.2012.6276433.

Reviews

Der Licht-Turbo - mehr Tempo für Datennetze

L. ThévenazT. Schneider

Spektrum der Wissenschaft. 2012. num. 02, p. 48-56.

Tunable photonic delay lines in optical fibers

S. ChinL. Thévenaz

Laser & Photonics Reviews. 2012. Vol. 6, num. 6, p. 724-738. DOI : 10.1002/lpor.201100038.

Slow Light Devices and Their Applications to Microwaves and Photonics

M. SantagiustinaG. EisensteinL. ThévenazJ. CapmanyJ. Mork  et al.

IEEE Photonics Society Newsletter. 2012. Vol. 26, num. 1, p. 5-12.

Theses

Optical Gas-Phase Frequency References Based on Photonic Crystal Technology

I. Dicaire / L. Thévenaz (Dir.)

Lausanne, EPFL, 2012. p. 135. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-5267.

Patents

Optical Fibre optimized for the Reduction of Nonlinear effects

L. Thévenaz

BR112013013913 (A2); RU2013129780 (A); US2014050449 (A1); EP2649479 (A2); CN103299222 (A); WO2012077070 (A3); CA2819314 (A1); WO2012077070 (A2). 2012.

Distributed sensing employing stimulated Brillouin scattering in optical fibers

Y. AntmanL. ThévenazA. Zadok

EP2710749 (B1); US9163958 (B2); EP2710749 (A4); US2014083197 (A1); EP2710749 (A1); WO2012156978 (A1). 2012.

2011

Journal Articles

Dual-pump push-pull polarization control using stimulated Brillouin scattering

Z. ShmilovitchN. PrimerovA. ZadokA. EyalS. Chin  et al.

Optics Express. 2011. Vol. 19, num. 27, p. 25873-25880. DOI : 10.1364/OE.19.025873.

Distributed Brillouin sensing with sub-meter spatial resolution: modeling and processing

J.-C. BeugnotM. TurS. Foaleng MafangL. Thévenaz

Optics Express. 2011. Vol. 19, num. 8, p. 7381-7397. DOI : 10.1364/OE.19.007381.

On-chip stimulated Brillouin scattering

R. PantC. G. PoultonD.-Y. ChoiH. McfarlaneS. Hile  et al.

Optics Express. 2011. Vol. 19, num. 9, p. 8285-8290. DOI : 10.1364/OE.19.008285.

Detrimental effect of self-phase modulation on the performance of Brillouin distributed fiber sensors

S. Foaleng MafangF. Rodríguez-BarriosS. Martin-LopezM. González-HerráezL. Thévenaz

Optics Letters. 2011. Vol. 36, num. 2, p. 97. DOI : 10.1364/OL.36.000097.

Conference Papers

Dynamic Brillouin gratings: A new tool in fibers for all-optical signal processing

L. ThévenazN. PrimerovS. ChinM. Santagiustina

IEEE Photonic Society 24th Annual Meeting. 2011. 2011 IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC), Arlington, VA, USA, 9-13 October 2011. p. 63-64. DOI : 10.1109/PHO.2011.6110426.

Multi-wavelength generation based on Brillouin enhanced four-wave mixing in optical fibers

S. ChinL. Thévenaz

European Conference on Optical Communication, ECOC. 2011. 37th European Conference and Exposition on Optical Communications (ECOC), Geneva, Switzerland, 18-22 Sept. 2011. p. Tu.5.LeCervin.5.

Depletion in a distributed Brillouin fiber sensor: practical limitation and strategy to avoid it

L. ThévenazS. Foaleng MafangJ. Lin

Proc. SPIE. 2011. 21st International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Ottawa, Canada, May 15-19, 2011. p. 7753A5. DOI : 10.1117/12.899540.

Structural slow light can enhance Beer-Lambert absorption

I. DicaireS. H. ChinL. Thévenaz

OSA Technical Digest (CD). 2011. Slow and Fast Light (SL), Toronto, Canada, June 12, 2011. p. SLWC2.

Movable dynamic grating-based optical delay line in polarization maintaining fibers

S. H. ChinN. PrimerovL. Thévenaz

OSA Technical Digest (CD). 2011. Slow and Fast Light (SL), Toronto, Canada, June 12, 2011. p. SLMA2.

Brillouin echo-distributed sensing based on differential phase-shift keying technique

M. W. LeeB. StillerJ. HaudenH. MaillotteL. Thévenaz  et al.

European Conference on Optical Communication, ECOC. 2011. 37th European Conference and Exposition on Optical Communications (ECOC), Geneva, Switzerland, 18-22 Sept. 2011. p. Tu.6.LeCervin.2. DOI : 10.1364/ECOC.2011.Tu.6.LeCervin.2.

Tunable multiplication of the repetition rate of an optical pulse train using dynamic Brillouin gratings in optical fibers

S. ChinN. PrimerovS. SalesL. Thévenaz

2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe and 12th European Quantum Electronics Conference (CLEO EUROPE/EQEC). 2011. 12th European Quantum Electronics Conference CLEO EUROPE/EQEC, Munich, Germany, 22-26 05 2011. p. CD_P8. DOI : 10.1109/CLEOE.2011.5942744.

Impact of pump depletion on the determination of the Brillouin gain frequency in distributed fiber sensors

L. ThévenazS. Foaleng MafangJ. Lin

Proc. SPIE. 2011. 21st International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Ottawa, Canada, May 15-19, 2011. p. 775322. DOI : 10.1117/12.885084.

Polarization attributes of stimulated Brillouin scattering slow light in fiber

A. ZadokA. EyalM. TurL. Thévenaz

Proceedings SPIE. 2011. Photonics West - Advances in Slow and Fast Light IV, San Francisco, California, USA, 23 January 2011. p. 79490A. DOI : 10.1117/12.880790.

Pulse distortion in linear slow light systems: theoretical limits and compensation strategies

M. Gonzalez HerraezL. Thévenaz

Proceedings SPIE. 2011. Photonics West - Advances in Slow and Fast Light IV, San Francisco, California, USA, 23 January 2011. p. 79491B. DOI : 10.1117/12.880796.

All-optical calculus based on dynamic Brillouin grating reflectors in optical fibers

N. PrimerovS. H. ChinL. ThévenazL. UrsiniM. Santagiustina

OSA Technical Digest (CD). 2011. Slow and Fast Light (SL), Toronto, Canada, June 12, 2011. p. SLMA3.

Simplified Brillouin fiber slow light systems in loss regime using step current modulation

S. H. ChinL. Thévenaz

OSA Technical Digest (CD). 2011. Slow and Fast Light (SL), Toronto, Canada, June 12, 2011. p. SLWB4.

Optical pulse differentiation based on a resonant slow & fast light system

S. H. ChinT.-J. AhnL. Thévenaz

OSA Technical Digest (CD). 2011. Slow and Fast Light (SL), Toronto, Canada, June 12, 2011. p. SLMC6.

Impact of Raman scattering and modulation instability on the performances of Brillouin sensors

S. Foaleng MafangL. Thévenaz

Proc. SPIE. 2011. 21st International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Ottawa, Canada, May 15-19, 2011. p. 77539V. DOI : 10.1117/12.885105.

High Spatial and Spectral Resolution Long-Range Sensing Using Brillouin Echoes

L. ThévenazS. Foaleng MafangS. H. ChinN. PrimerovK.-Y. Song

OSA Technical Digest. 2011. Frontiers in Optics, San Jose, California, October 16, 2011. p. paper FThF1.

Polarization pulling based on stimulated Brillouin scattering in a dual-pump configuration

Z. ShmilovichA. EyalM. TurA. ZadokN. Primerov  et al.

Proc. SPIE. 2011. 21st International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Ottawa, Canada, May 15-19, 2011. p. 77532D. DOI : 10.1117/12.885330.

On-chip stimulated Brillouin scattering

R. PantC. PoultonH. MacFarlaneL. ThévenazD.-Y. Choi  et al.

OSA Technical Digest (CD). 2011. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), 2011, Baltimore, Maryland, 1-6 May 2011. p. CTuX5.

Slow light fiber systems in microwave photonics

L. ThévenazS. H. ChinP. BergerJ. BourderionnetS. Sales  et al.

Proc. SPIE. 2011. Photonics West - Advances in Slow and Fast Light IV, San Francisco, California, USA, 23 January 2011. p. 79490B. DOI : 10.1117/12.881405.

All-Optical Self-Synchronizing Scheme for Contention Resolution in Asynchronous Optical Packet Switched Networks Using Continuously Tunable Optical Delay Line

C. PorziS. H. ChinA. TritaF. FresiG. Berrettini  et al.

OSA Technical Digest (CD). 2011. Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition (OFC/NFOEC), 2011 and the National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, Los Angeles, California, 6-10 March 2011 . p. JWA046.

Ultra-long range distributed fibre sensing using virtually transparent propagation

M. Gonzalez-HerraezS. Martin-LopezM. Alcon-CamasP. CorrederaL. Thévenaz  et al.

2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe and 12th European Quantum Electronics Conference (CLEO EUROPE/EQEC). 2011. 12th European Quantum Electronics Conference CLEO EUROPE/EQEC, Munich, Germany, 22-26 05 2011. p. CH6_1. DOI : 10.1109/CLEOE.2011.5943077.

Hot spot detection over 100 km with 2 meter resolution in a Raman-assisted Brillouin distributed sensor

X. Angulo-VinuesaS. Martin-LopezJ. NunoP. CorrederaJ. D. Ania-Castanon  et al.

Proc. SPIE. 2011. 21st International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Ottawa, Canada, May 15-19, 2011. p. 775309. DOI : 10.1117/12.885041.

Raman-assisted BOTDA sensors

J. D. Ania-CastanonS. Martin-LopezM. Alcon-CamasF. Rodriguez-BarriosA. Carrasco-Sanz  et al.

IEEE Winter Topicals 2011. 2011. 2011 IEEE Winter Topicals (WTM), Keystone, CO, USA, 10-12 01 2011. p. 167-168. DOI : 10.1109/PHOTWTM.2011.5730100.

Reviews

Ralentir la lumière pour des transmissions plus rapides / Eloge de la lenteur pour une optique plus efficace

L. Thévenaz

Bulletin SEV/AES. 2011. num. 8, p. 32-36.

Books

Advanced Fiber Optics: Concepts and Technology

F. BerghmansJ. DudleyS. FévrierT. GeernaertG. Gentry  et al.

Lausanne, Switzerland: EPFL Press, distributed by CRC Press.

Theses

Brillouin Echoes for Advanced Distributed Sensing in Optical Fibres

S. Foaleng Mafang / L. Thévenaz (Dir.)

Lausanne, EPFL, 2011. p. 201. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-4958.

Book Chapters

Inelastic Scatterings and Applications to Distributed Sensing

L. Thévenaz

Advanced Fiber Optics - Concepts and Technology; Lausanne, Switzerland: EPFL Press, distributed by CRC Press, 2011. p. 263-307.

2010

Journal Articles

High spatial resolution distributed sensing in optical fibers by Brillouin gain-profile tracing

T. SperberA. EyalM. TurL. Thévenaz

Optics Express. 2010. Vol. 18, num. 8, p. 8671-8679. DOI : 10.1364/OE.18.008671.

High spatial and spectral resolution long-range sensing using Brillouin echoes

S. M. FoalengM. TurJ. C. BeugnotL. Thévenaz

Journal of Lightwave Technology. 2010. Vol. 28, num. 20, p. 2993-3003. DOI : 10.1109/JLT.2010.2073443.

Broadband true time delay for microwave signal processing, using slow light based on stimulated Brillouin scattering in optical fibers

S. ChinL. ThévenazJ. SanchoS. SalesJ. Capmany  et al.

Optics Express. 2010. Vol. 18, num. 21, p. 22599. DOI : 10.1364/OE.18.022599.

Time-Domain Distributed Fiber Sensor With 1 cm Spatial Resolution Based on Brillouin Dynamic Grating

K. Y. SongS. ChinN. PrimerovL. Thévenaz

Journal of Lightwave Technology. 2010. Vol. 28, num. 14, p. 2062-2067. DOI : 10.1109/JLT.2010.2050763.

Long-range Brillouin optical time-domain analysis sensor employing pulse coding techniques

M. A. SotoG. BologniniF. Di PasqualeL. Thévenaz

Measurement Science and Technology. 2010. Vol. 21, num. 9, p. 094024. DOI : 10.1088/0957-0233/21/9/094024.

“Slow Light” in stimulated Brillouin scattering: on the influence of the spectral width of pump radiation on the group index: Comment

M. Gonzalez-HerraezL. Thévenaz

Optics Express. 2010. Vol. 18, num. 8, p. 8053. DOI : 10.1364/OE.18.008053.

Dynamic Microwave Photonic Filter Using Separate Carrier Tuning Based on Stimulated Brillouin Scattering in Fibers

J. SanchoS. ChinM. SaguesA. LoayssaJ. Lloret  et al.

IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 2010. Vol. 22, num. 23, p. 1753-1755. DOI : 10.1109/LPT.2010.2082514.

Analytical modeling of the gas-filling dynamics in photonic crystal fibers

I. DicaireJ.-C. BeugnotL. Thévenaz

Applied Optics. 2010. Vol. 49, num. 24, p. 4604-4609. DOI : 10.1364/AO.49.004604.

Simplex-coded BOTDA fiber sensor with 1 m spatial resolution over a 50 km range

M. A. SotoG. BologniniF. Di PasqualeL. Thévenaz

Optics Letters. 2010. Vol. 35, num. 2, p. 259-261. DOI : 10.1364/OL.35.000259.

Photonic crystal fiber mapping using Brillouin echoes distributed sensing

B. StillerS. M. FoalengJ.-C. BeugnotM. W. LeeM. Delqué  et al.

Optics Express. 2010. Vol. 18, num. 19, p. 20136. DOI : 10.1364/OE.18.020136.

Brillouin optical time-domain analysis assisted by second-order Raman amplification

S. Martin-LopezM. Alcon-CamasF. RodriguezP. CorrederaJ. D. Ania-Castañon  et al.

Optics Express. 2010. Vol. 18, num. 18, p. 18769. DOI : 10.1364/OE.18.018769.

Distributed Brillouin Fiber Sensor Assisted by First-Order Raman Amplification

F. Rodriguez-BarriosS. Martin-LopezA. Carrasco-SanzP. CorrederaJ. D. Ania-Castan  et al.

Journal of Lightwave Technology. 2010. Vol. 28, num. 15, p. 2162-2172. DOI : 10.1109/JLT.2010.2051141.

Conference Papers

Simple source for broadband Brillouin slow light in optical fibers

S. ChinL. Thévenaz

15th OptoElectronics and Communication Conference. 2010. 15th OptoElectronics and Communication Conference, Sapporo, Japan, 5-9 July 2010. p. 482-483.

Photonic delay line for broadband optical signals, based on dynamic grating reflectors in fibers

S. ChinN. PrimerovL. Thévenaz

36th European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication. 2010. 2010 36th European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication - (ECOC 2010), Torino, Italy, 19-23 09 2010. p. 1-3. DOI : 10.1109/ECOC.2010.5621406.

Recent advancement of slow light in microwave photonics applications

S. ChinL. Thévenaz

2010 IEEE International Topical Meeting on Microwave Photonics. 2010. 2010 IEEE Topical Meeting on Microwave Photonics (MWP 2010), Montreal, QC, Canada, 5-9 October 2010. p. 385-388. DOI : 10.1109/MWP.2010.5664128.

True Time Delay on tunable Microwave Photonic Filter based on Stimulated Brillouin Scattering in fibers

J. SanchoS. ChinM. SaguesA. LoayssaJ. Lloret  et al.

36th European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication. 2010. 2010 36th European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication - (ECOC 2010), Torino, Italy, 19-23 09 2010. p. 1-3. DOI : 10.1109/ECOC.2010.5621428.

Optimized conditions for gas light interaction in photonic crystal fibres

I. DicaireJ.-C. BeugnotL. Thévenaz

Proc. SPIE. 2010. Fourth European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors, Porto, Portugal, September 8, 2010. p. 76530L. DOI : 10.1117/12.866465.

Effect of inhomogeneities on backward and forward Brillouin scattering in Photonic Crystal Fibers

B. StillerM. DelquéM. W. LeeF. S. M.J.-C. Beugnot  et al.

Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. 2010. Photonics Europe 2010, Brussels, Belgium, 14 April 2010 . DOI : 10.1117/12.854537.

Experimental observation of Brillouin linewidth broadening and decay time in photonic crystal fiber

J.-C. BeugnotB. StillerS. M. FoalengM. W. LeeM. Delque  et al.

36th European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication. 2010. 2010 36th European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication - (ECOC 2010), Torino, Italy, 19-23 09 2010. p. 1-3. DOI : 10.1109/ECOC.2010.5621592.

Observation of Brillouin linewidth broadening and decay time in photonic crystal fiber

B. StillerJ.-C. BeugnotS. F. MafangM. W. LeeM. Delque  et al.

IEEE Photonics Society Summer Topicals 2010. 2010. 2010 IEEE Photonics Society Summer Topical Meeting Series, Playa del Carmen, Mexico, 19-21 07 2010. p. 168-169. DOI : 10.1109/PHOSST.2010.5553625.

Ultra Wide Range Tunable Delay Line Using Dynamic Grating Reflectors in Optical Fibers

N. PrimerovS. H. ChinK.-Y. SongL. Thévenaz

Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest. 2010. Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC), San Diego, California, USA, March 21, 2010. p. paper OWF6.

True Time Reversal through Dynamic Brillouin Gratings in Polarization Maintaining Fibers

S. ChinN. PrimerovK. Y. SongL. ThévenazM. Santagiustina  et al.

Proceedings of the XVIII Riunione Nazionale di Elettromagnetismo - RiNEm. 2010. XVIII Riunione Nazionale di Elettromagnetismo - RiNEm, Benevento, Italy, September 6-10, 2010. p. opt15.

On-chip stimulated Brillouin scattering

R. PantC. PoultonH. McFarlaneL. ThévenazD.-Y. Choi  et al.

35th Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology, ACOFT 2010. 2010. 35th Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology, Melbourne, Australia, 5-9 Dec. 2010.

Measurement with 2m resolution using a Raman-assisted BOTDA sensor featuring 75km dynamic range

S. Martin LopezF. Rodriguez BarriosA. Carrasco SanzP. CorrederaA. Castañon  et al.

Proc. SPIE. 2010. Fourth European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors, Porto, Portugal, September 8, 2010. p. 76532T. DOI : 10.1117/12.866442.

True Time Reversal via Dynamic Brillouin Gratings in Polarization Maintaining Fibers

S. H. ChinN. PrimerovK.-Y. SongL. ThévenazM. Santagiustina  et al.

OSA Technical Digest (CD). 2010. Nonlinear Photonics (NP), Karlsruhe, Germany, June 21, 2010.

Impact of self phase modulation on the performance of Brillouin distributed fibre sensors

S. Foaleng MafangF. Rodriguez BarriosS. Martin LopezM. González HerráezL. Thévenaz

Proc. SPIE. 2010. Fourth European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors, Porto, Portugal, September 8, 2010. p. 76532U. DOI : 10.1117/12.866480.

Advanced Brillouin-based distributed optical fibre sensors with sub-meter scale spatial resolution

L. ThévenazS. M. FoalengK.-Y. SongS. ChinN. Primerov  et al.

36th European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication. 2010. 36th European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication - (ECOC 2010), Torino, Italy, 19-23 09 2010. p. 1-6. DOI : 10.1109/ECOC.2010.5621288.

Recent progress towards centimetric spatial resolution in distributed fibre sensing

L. ThévenazS. Foaleng MafangK.-Y. SongS. H. ChinJ.-C. Beugnot  et al.

Proc. SPIE. 2010. Fourth European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors, Porto, Portugal, September 8, 2010. p. 765309. DOI : 10.1117/12.868432.

Distributed Brillouin Fiber Sensor Featuring 2 Meter Resolution and 75 Km Dynamic Range

F. Rodríguez-BarriosS. Martín-LópezA. Carrasco-SanzP. CorrederaJ. D. Ania-Castañón  et al.

OSA Technical Digest (CD). 2010. Optical Sensors, Karlsruhe, Germany, June 21, 2010.

Reviews

Brillouin distributed time-domain sensing in optical fibers: state of the art and perspectives

L. Thévenaz

Frontiers of Optoelectronics in China. 2010. Vol. 3, num. 1, p. 13-21. DOI : 10.1007/s12200-009-0086-9.

Talks

Nouveaux points de vues sur la lumière lente et le stockage optique

L. Thévenaz

29ème Journées Nationales d'Optique Guidée, Besançon, France, October 22, 2010.

Towards 1cm Spatial Resolution over 10km in Distributed Brillouin sensors

L. Thévenaz

3rd International Forum on Opto-Electronic Sensor-Based Monitoring in Geo-Engineering, Suzhou, China, September 29-30, 2010.

2009

Journal Articles

Wideband delays generated in an all-optical tunable delay line, preserving signal wavelength and bandwidth

L. ThévenazS. Chin

Comptes Rendus Physique. 2009. Vol. 10, num. 10, p. 1008-1013. DOI : 10.1016/j.crhy.2009.12.004.

Polarization-induced distortion in stimulated Brillouin scattering slow-light systems

A. ZadokS. ChinL. ThévenazE. ZilkaA. Eyal  et al.

Optics Letters. 2009. Vol. 34, num. 16, p. 2530-2532. DOI : 10.1364/OL.34.002530.

Optimized shaping of isolated pulses in Brillouin fiber slow-light systems

S. ChinL. Thévenaz

Optics Letters. 2009. Vol. 34, num. 6, p. 707-709. DOI : 10.1364/OL.34.000707.

Physical limits to broadening compensation in a linear slow light system

M. Gonzalez HerraezL. Thévenaz

Optics Express. 2009. Vol. 17, num. 6, p. 4732-4739. DOI : 10.1364/OE.17.004732.

Complete compensation of pulse broadening in an amplifier-based slow light system using a nonlinear regeneration element

S. ChinM. Gonzalez-HerraezL. Thévenaz

Optics Express. 2009. Vol. 17, num. 24, p. 21910-21917. DOI : 10.1364/OE.17.021910.

Conference Papers

Slow Light and Fast Light in Optical Fiber

L. Thévenaz

Asia Communications and Photonics Conference and Exhibition Technical Digest (CD). 2009. Asia Communications and Photonics Conference and Exhibition, Shanghai, China, November 2-6, 2009. p. TuA3. DOI : 10.1364/ACP.2009.TuA3.

Slow and Fast Light in Optical Fibers: Review and Perspectives

L. Thévenaz

Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD). 2009. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference, Baltimore, MD, May 31, 2009 - June 5, 2009. p. JTuE1. DOI : 10.1364/CLEO.2009.JTuE1.

Complete Broadening Compensation in a Slow Light System Using a Non-Linear Regeneration Element

S. ChinM. Gonzalez-HerraezL. Thévenaz

Slow and Fast Light. 2009. p. JWB2.

Polarization Evolution of Stimulated Brillouin Scattering Amplified Signals in Standard Fibers

A. ZadokE. ZilkaA. EyalL. ThévenazM. Tur

Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference. 2009. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, May 31, 2009 - June 5, 2009. p. JTuB2. DOI : 10.1364/CLEO.2009.JTuB2.

Fiber Beat Length Estimates via Polarization Measurements of Stimulated Brillouin Scattering Amplified Signals

A. ZadokE. ZilkaA. EyalL. ThévenazM. Tur

Optical Fiber Communication Conference. 2009. p. OMP4.

Enhanced long-range distributed strain and temperature sensing using BOTDA and optical pulse coding

M. A. SotoG. BologniniF. Di PasqualeL. Thévenaz

35th European Conference on Optical Communication - Post Deadline Papers. 2009. 35th European Conference on Optical Communication ECOC '09, Vienna, Austria, Sept. 20-24, 2009. p. 1-2.

Polarization Properties of Stimulated Brillouin Scattering and Their Implications on Slow and Fast Light

M. TurA. ZadokE. ZilkaA. EyalL. Thévenaz

Slow and Fast Light Topical Meeting OSA Technical Digest (CD). 2009. Slow and Fast Light, Waikiki HI, USA. p. SMC2.

Solution analytique de la diffusion Brillouin stimulée appliquée aux capteurs à très haute résolution spatiale

J.-C. BeugnotL. Thévenaz

Recueil des communications JNOG'2009. 2009. Journée Nationale d'Optique Guidée JNOG 2009, Lille, France, July 6-9, 2009. p. 86-88.

Polarization Dependent Pulse Distortion in Stimulated Brillouin Scattering Slow Light Systems

A. ZadokS. ChinE. ZilkaA. EyalL. Thévenaz  et al.

Slow and Fast Light. 2009. p. PDPC1.

Suspended-core fibres as optical gas sensing cells: study and implementation

I. DicaireJ.-C. BeugnotL. Thévenaz

Photonics Europe. 2009. Prague, April, 2009. p. 73570U. DOI : 10.1117/12.820791.

Experimental verification of the effect of slow light on molecular absorption

L. ThévenazS. ChinI. DicaireJ.-C. BeugnotS. Foaleng Mafang  et al.

Proceedings of SPIE. 2009. 20th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, October 5, 2009. p. 75034W-4. DOI : 10.1117/12.835392.

Brillouin Distributed Fibre Sensing: State of the Art and Perspectives

L. Thévenaz

International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies. 2009. International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies, Singapore, June 28-July 3, 2009. p. P-S4.3.

Optimized configuration for high resolution distributed sensing using Brillouin echoes

S. Foaleng-MafangJ.-C. BeugnotL. Thévenaz

Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors. 2009. 20th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, October 5, 2009. p. 75032C-4. DOI : 10.1117/12.835212.

Distributed strain and temperature sensing over 50 km of SMF with 1 m spatial resolution employing BOTDA and optical pulse coding

M. A. SotoG. BologniniF. Di PasqualeL. Thévenaz

Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors. 2009. 20th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, October 5, 2009. p. 750383-4. DOI : 10.1117/12.848791.

Optical sampling technique applied to high resolution distributed fibre sensors

S. Foaleng-MafangJ.-C. BeugnotL. Thévenaz

Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors. 2009. 20th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, October 5, 2009. p. 750369-4. DOI : 10.1117/12.835315.

Potentialities of slow and fast light in optical fibers

L. ThévenazM. Gonzalez HerraezS.-H. Chin

Proceedings Photonics West. 2009. Photonics West - Advances in Slow and Fast Light II, San Jose, CA, USA, January 25-29, 2009. p. 72260C. DOI : 10.1117/12.816337.

General analytical model for distributed Brillouin sensors with sub-meter spatial resolution

L. ThévenazJ.-C. Beugnot

Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors. 2009. 20th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, October 5, 2009. p. 75036A-4. DOI : 10.1117/12.835475.

Time-domain distributed sensor with 1 cm spatial resolution based on Brillouin dynamic gratings

K.-Y. SongS. ChinN. PrimerovL. Thévenaz

Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors. 2009. 20th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, October 5, 2009. p. 75037V-4. DOI : 10.1117/12.848548.

Material Slow Light Does Not Enhance Beer-Lambert Absorption

S. ChinI. DicaireJ.-C. BeugnotS. Foaleng-MafangM. Gonzalez-Herraez  et al.

Slow and Fast Light. 2009. p. SMA3.

Study of a progressive failure in soil using BEDS

M. ItenA. M. PuzrinD. HauswirthS. Foaleng-MafangJ.-C. Beugnot  et al.

Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors. 2009. 20th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, October 5, 2009. p. 75037S-4. DOI : 10.1117/12.835115.

Guidelines for the characterization and use of fibre optic sensors: basic definitions and a proposed standard for FBG-based strain sensors

W. R. HabelI. BaumannF. BerghmansK. BorzyckiC. Chojetzki  et al.

Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors. 2009. 20th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, October 5, 2009. p. 75035E-4. DOI : 10.1117/12.835362.

Theses

Governing the speed of a light signal in optical fibers

S. H. Chin / L. Thévenaz (Dir.)

Lausanne, EPFL, 2009. p. 158. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-4459.

Reports

Guideline for Use of Fibre Optic Sensors

W. R. HabelI. BaumannF. BerghmansK. BorzyckiC. Chojetzki  et al.

2009

2008

Journal Articles

Laser offset-frequency locking up to 20 GHz using a low-frequency electrical filter technique

S. SchiltR. MattheyD. Kauffmann-WernerC. AffolderbachG. Mileti  et al.

Applied Optics. 2008. Vol. 47, num. 24, p. 4336-4344. DOI : 10.1364/AO.47.004336.

Vector analysis of stimulated Brillouin scattering amplification in standard single-mode fibers

A. ZadokE. ZilkaA. EyalL. ThévenazM. Tur

Optics Express. 2008. Vol. 16, num. 26, p. 21692-21707. DOI : 10.1364/OE.16.021692.

Self-advanced fast light propagation in an optical fiber based on Brillouin scattering

S. ChinM. Gonzalez-HerraezL. Thévenaz

Optics Express. 2008. Vol. 16, num. 16, p. 12181-12189. DOI : 10.1364/OE.16.012181.

A High-Performance Optical Time-Domain Brillouin Distributed Fiber Sensor

S. DiazS. Mafang-FoalengM. Lopez-AmoL. Thévenaz

IEEE Sensors Journal. 2008. Vol. 8, num. 7, p. 1268-1272. DOI : 10.1109/JSEN.2008.926963.

Molecular relaxation effects in hydrogen chloride photoacoustic detection

J. P. BessonS. SchiltL. Thévenaz

Applied Physics B: Lasers and Optics. 2008. Vol. 90, num. 2, p. 191-196. DOI : 10.1007/s00340-007-2821-5.

Conference Papers

Achievements in slow and fast light in optical fibres

L. Thévenaz

2008 10th Anniversary International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks. 2008. 2008 10th Anniversary International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON 2008), Athens, Greece, 22-26 06 2008. p. 75-80. DOI : 10.1109/ICTON.2008.4598375.

Self-Pumped Optical Delay Line Based on Brillouin Fast Light in Optical Fibers

L. ThévenazS. Chin

Slow and Fast Light. 2008. p. paper STuC5.

Large Multi Gbit/s Delays Generated in an All-Optical Tunable Delay Line Preserving Wavelength and Signal Bandwidth

S. ChinL. Thévenaz

Slow and Fast Light. 2008. p. Paper SMC3.

Enhancement of Brillouin Slow-Light in Optical Fibers through Optical Pulse Shaping

S. ChinL. Thévenaz

Slow and Fast Light. 2008. p. Paper JMB10.

All-Optical Polarization Control through Brillouin Amplification

L. ThévenazA. ZadokA. EyalM. Tur

Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conferencer Optic Engineers Conference. 2008. Optical Fiber Communication Conference, San Diego, California United States, February 24-28, 2008. p. Paper OML7.

A multiplexed CW Brillouin system for precise interrogation of a sensor array made from short discrete sections of optical fibre

J. P. DakinS. ChinL. Thévenaz

19th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors. 2008. p. 70046L-4. DOI : 10.1117/12.801233.

Seepage and settlement monitoring for earth embankment dams using fully distributed sensing along optical fibers

P. Y. ZhuY. ZhouL. ThévenazG. L. Jiang

2008 International Conference on Optical Instruments and Technology. 2008. 2008 International Conference on Optical Instruments and Technology: Optoelectronic Measurement Technology and Applications, Beijing, China, 2008. p. 716013. DOI : 10.1117/12.811964.

Distributed fiber sensing using Brillouin echoes

L. ThévenazS. M. Foaleng

19th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors. 2008. 19th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, Perth, AUSTRALIA, Apr 15-18, 2008. p. 70043N. DOI : 10.1117/12.786283.

Effect of pulse chirp on distributed Brillouin fiber sensing

C. A. GalindezL. Thévenaz

19th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors. 2008. p. 70044J-4. DOI : 10.1117/12.786111.

Reviews

Slow and fast light in optical fibres

L. Thévenaz

Nature Photonics. 2008. Vol. 2, num. 8, p. 474-481. DOI : 10.1038/nphoton.2008.147.

Theses

Gas traces measurement by photoacoustic spectroscopy using Helmholtz resonator-based sensors

M. Mattiello / L. Thévenaz (Dir.)

Lausanne, EPFL, 2008. p. 129. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-4002.

Book Chapters

Slow and Fast Light Using Stimulated Brillouin Scattering: A Highly Flexible Approach

L. Thévenaz

Slow Light: Science and Applications; Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, 2008. p. 173-191.

2007

Journal Articles

Simple technique to achieve fast light in gain regime using Brillouin scattering

S. ChinM. Gonzalez-HerraezL. Thévenaz

Optics Express. 2007. Vol. 15, num. 17, p. 10814-10821. DOI : 10.1364/OE.15.010814.

Design of simulator for seepage detection in an embankment based on distributed optic fibre sensing technology

P. ZhuL. ThévenazY. LengY. Zhou

Chinese Journal of Scientific Instrument. 2007. Vol. 28, num. 3, p. 431-6.

Brillouin optical time-domain analysis of fiber-optic parametric amplifiers

A. VedadiD. AlasiaE. LantzH. MaillotteL. Thévenaz  et al.

IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 2007. Vol. 19, num. 3, p. 179-81. DOI : 10.1109/LPT.2006.890039.

Complete experimental characterization of stimulated Brillouin scattering in photonic crystal fiber

J.-C. BeugnotT. SylvestreD. AlasiaH. MaillotteV. Laude  et al.

Optics Express. 2007. Vol. 15, num. 23, p. 15517-15522. DOI : 10.1364/OE.15.015517.

Conference Papers

High performance Brillouin distributed fibre sensor

S. DiazS. M. FoalengM. Lopez-AmoL. Thévenaz

Third European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors. 2007. Napoli, Italy. p. 661938. DOI : 10.1117/12.738661.

Fast measurement of local PMD with high spatial resolution using stimulated Brillouin scattering

L. ThévenazS. F. MafangM. Nikles

33rd European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication - ECOC 2007. 2007. 33rd European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication - ECOC 2007, Berlin, Germany, September 16-20, 2007. p. paper 10.1.2. DOI : 10.1049/ic:20070357.

Oxygen detection using a differential Helmholtz-based photoacoustic sensor operating in the 760 nm range

M. MattielloM. GygerL. Thévenaz

Abstracts Book of the 6th International Conference on Tunable Diode Laser Spectroscopy. 2007. 6th International Conference on Tunable Diode Laser Spectroscopy, TDLS'07, Reims, France, July 9-13, 2007. p. 56.

Self-Advanced Propagation of Light Pulse in an Optical Fiber Based on Brillouin Scattering

S. ChinM. Gonzalez-HerraezL. Thévenaz

Integrated Photonics and Nanophotonics Research and Applications / Slow and Fast Light. 2007. Slow and Fast Light, Salt Lake City, Utah, July 8, 2007. p. SWC5. DOI : 10.1364/SL.2007.SWC5.

Low Distortion Fast Light in an Optical Fiber Using Stimulated Brillouin Scattering

L. ThévenazS. ChinM. Gonzalez-Herraez

Integrated Photonics and Nanophotonics Research and Applications / Slow and Fast Light. 2007. Integrated Photonics and Nanophotonics Research and Applications, Salt Lake City, Utah, July 8, 2007. p. JTuA8. DOI : 10.1364/IPNRA.2007.JTuA8.

Simple scheme for realizing fast light with low distortion in optical fibers

S. ChinL. ThévenazM. Gonzalez-Herraez

European Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, 2007 and the International Quantum Electronics Conference. CLEOE-IQEC 2007.. 2007. The European Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Munich, Germany, June 17-22, 2007. p. CD9-4. DOI : 10.1109/CLEOE-IQEC.2007.4386097.

Distributed Measurement of Brillouin gain spectrum in photonic crystal fibre

J.-C. BeugnotT. SylvestreH. MaillotteV. LaudeN. Traynor  et al.

OFMC technical digest. 2007. 8th Optical Fiber Measurement Conference, Teddington, UK, Oct. 15-17, 2007. p. 5-8.

How to play with the spectral sensitivity of interferometers using slow light concepts and how to do it practically

M. Gonzalez-HerraezO. EstebanF. B. NaranjoL. Thévenaz

Third European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors, Proc. SPIE. 2007. Third European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors, Napoli, Italy, July 04, 2007. p. 661937-4. DOI : 10.1117/12.738653.

Molecular relaxation effects on hydrogen chloride photoacoustic detection

J.-P. BessonS. SchiltL. Thévenaz

Abstracts Book of the 6th International Conference on Tunable Diode Laser Spectroscopy. 2007. 6th International Conference on Tunable Diode Laser Spectroscopy, TDLS'07, Reims, France, July 9-13, 2007. p. 97.

Light Controlling Light in an Optical Fibre: From Very Slow to Faster-Than-Light Speed

L. ThévenazK.-Y. SongS.-H. ChinM. A. Gonzalez-Herraez

IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Signal Processing. WISP 2007.. 2007. 2007 IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Signal Processing, Alcala de Henares, Spain, October 3-5, 2007. p. 1-6. DOI : 10.1109/WISP.2007.4447517.

2006

Journal Articles

Multi-hydrogenated compounds monitoring in optical fibre manufacturing process by photoacoustic spectroscopy

J. P. BessonS. SchiltF. SauserE. RochatP. Hamel  et al.

Applied Physics B: Lasers and Optics. 2006. Vol. 85, num. 2-3, p. 343-348. DOI : 10.1007/s00340-006-2361-4.

Wavelength modulation photoacoustic spectroscopy: Theoretical description and experimental results

S. SchiltL. Thévenaz

Infrared Physics and Technology. 2006. Vol. 48, num. 2, p. 154-162. DOI : 10.1016/j.infrared.2005.09.001.

Novel Helmholtz-based photoacoustic sensor for trace gas detection at ppm level using GaInAsSb/GaAlAsSb DFB lasers

M. MattielloM. NiklesS. SchiltL. ThévenazA. Salhi  et al.

Spectrochimica Acta - Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy. 2006. Vol. 63, num. 5, p. 952-958. DOI : 10.1016/j.saa.2005.11.006.

Arbitrary-bandwidth Brillouin slow light in optical fibers

M. González HerráezK. Y. SongL. Thévenaz

Optics Express. 2006. Vol. 14, num. 4, p. 1395-1400. DOI : 10.1364/OE.14.001395.

The effects of gamma-radiation on the properties of Brillouin scattering in standard Ge-doped optical fibres

D. AlasiaA. Fernandez FernandezL. AbrardiB. BrichardL. Thévenaz

Measurement Science and Technology. 2006. Vol. 17, num. 5, p. 1091-1094. DOI : 10.1088/0957-0233/17/5/S25.

Sub-ppm multi-gas photoacoustic sensor

J.-P. BessonS. SchiltL. Thévenaz

Spectrochimica Acta - Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy. 2006. Vol. 63, num. 5, p. 899-904. DOI : 10.1016/j.saa.2005.10.034.

Diode laser frequency stabilisation for water-vapour differential absorption sensing

R. MattheyS. SchiltD. WernerC. AffolderbachL. Thévenaz  et al.

Applied Physics B: Lasers and Optics. 2006. Vol. 85, num. 2-3, p. 477-485. DOI : 10.1007/s00340-006-2358-z.

Zero-gain slow and fast light propagation in an optical fiber

S. ChinM. Gonzalez-HerraezL. Thévenaz

Optics Express. 2006. Vol. 14, num. 22, p. 10684-10692. DOI : 10.1364/OE.14.010684.

Near-infrared laser photoacoustic detection of methane: The impact of molecular relaxation

S. SchiltJ. P. BessonL. Thévenaz

Applied Physics B: Lasers and Optics. 2006. Vol. 82, num. 2 SPEC ISS, p. 319-329. DOI : 10.1007/s00340-005-2076-y.

Ammonia trace measurements at ppb level based on near-IR photoacoustic spectroscopy

J. P. BessonS. SchiltE. RochatL. Thévenaz

Applied Physics B: Lasers and Optics. 2006. Vol. 85, num. 2-3, p. 323-328. DOI : 10.1007/s00340-006-2335-6.

Time biasing due to the slow-light effect in distributed fiber-optic Brillouin sensors

L. ThévenazK. Y. SongM. Gonzalez Herraez

Optics Letters. 2006. Vol. 31, num. 6, p. 715-717. DOI : 10.1364/OL.31.000715.

Highly efficient Brillouin slow and fast light using As2Se 3 chalcogenide fiber

K. Y. SongK. S. AbedinK. HotateM. González HerráezL. Thévenaz

Optics Express. 2006. Vol. 14, num. 13, p. 5860-5865. DOI : 10.1364/OE.14.005860.

Distributed fiber-optic temperature sensing for hydrologic systems

J. S. SelkerL. ThévenazH. HuwaldA. MalletW. Luxemburg  et al.

Water Resources Research. 2006. Vol. 42, num. 12, p. W12202. DOI : 10.1029/2006WR005326.

Conference Papers

Review and Progress on Distributed Fibre Sensing

L. Thévenaz

Optical Fiber Sensors. 2006. Optical Fiber Sensors, Cancun, Mexico, October 23, 2006. p. ThC1. DOI : 10.1364/OFS.2006.ThC1.

Highly Efficient Slow and Fast Light Generation via Brillouin Scattering in As2Se3 Chalcogenide Fiber

K. S. AbedinK. Y. SongL. ThévenazM. Gonzalez HerraezK. Hotate

Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies. 2006. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Long Beach, California United States, May 21, 2006. p. CPDA9.

Broad-bandwidth Brillouin slow light in optical fibers

M. Gonzalez HerraezK.-Y. SongL. Thévenaz

OFC/NFOEC 2006. 2006 Optical Fiber Communication Conference and National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference. 2006. Optical Fiber Communication Conference, 2006 and the 2006 National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference. OFC 2006, Anaheim, CA, 5-10 March 2006. p. Paper OTuA2. DOI : 10.1109/OFC.2006.215339.

Frequency-stabilised laser reference system for trace-gas sensing applications from space

R. MattheyC. AffolderbachG. MiletiS. SchiltD. Werner  et al.

ICSO Proceedings. 2006. ICSO - 6th International Conference on Space Optics, Noordwijk, The Netherlands, June 27-30, 2006.

Fast and Efficient Light Intensity Modulation in SOI with Gate-All-Around Transistor Phase Modulator

P. DainesiK. E. MoselundL. ThévenazA. M. Ionescu

Proceedings of the 2005 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics. 2006. 2005 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), Baltimore, USA, 2005. p. 110-112. DOI : 10.1109/CLEO.2005.201693.

Brillouin Optical Time Domain Analysis of Fiber Optic Parametric Amplifiers

A. VedadiD. AlasiaE. LantzH. MaillotteL. Thévenaz  et al.

European Conference on Optical Communications. 2006. 32nd European Conference on Optical Communications - (ECOC 2006), Cannes, France, September 24 - 28, 2006. p. 1-2. DOI : 10.1109/ECOC.2006.4800935.

Zero-Gain Slow Light in Optical Fibres

L. ThévenazS.-H. ChinM. Gonzalez-Herraez

2006 European Conference on Optical Communications. 2006. 32nd European Conference on Optical Communications - (ECOC 2006), Cannes, France, Sept 24-28, 2006. p. 1-2. DOI : 10.1109/ECOC.2006.4801024.

Mesure distribuée du gain d'un amplificateur paramétrique à fibre optique par rétro-diffusion Brillouin

A. VedadiD. AlasiaE. LantzH. MaillotteL. Thévenaz  et al.

Recueil des communications des 25e Journées Nationales d'Optique Guidée (JNOG). 2006. 25e Journées Nationales d'Optique Guidée (JNOG), Metz, France, November 7-9, 2006. p. 250-252.

Progress in Brillouin Slow Light and Its Impact in Fiber Sensing

M. Gonzalez HerraezK.-Y. SongS. H. ChinL. Thévenaz

Optical Fiber Sensors. 2006. Optical Fiber Sensors, Cancun, Mexico, October 23, 2006. p. TuC1. DOI : 10.1364/OFS.2006.TuC1.

Flexible Slow and Fast Light in Optical Fibers

L. ThevenazS.-H. ChinK.-Y. SongM. Gonzalez-Herraez

2006 IEEE LEOS Annual Meeting Conference Proceedings. 2006. 2006 IEEE LEOS Annual Meeting, Montreal, QC, Canada, 29 October - 2 November 2006. p. 18-19. DOI : 10.1109/LEOS.2006.278797.

Flexible Slow and Fast Light Using Tailored Brillouin Spectra in Optical Fibers

L. ThevenazS.-H. ChinK.-Y. SongM. Gonzalez-Herraez

Slow and Fast Light. 2006. Slow and Fast Light, Washington, DC, July 23, 2006. p. TuB4. DOI : 10.1364/SL.2006.TuB4.

La lumière lente et rapide: une future pièce maîtresse pour la photonique

L. ThévenazM. González HerráezK.-Y. SongS.-H. Chin

Recueil des communications des 25e Journées Nationales d'Optique Guidée (JNOG). 2006. 25e Journées Nationales d'Optique Guidée (JNOG), Metz, France, November 7-9, 2006. p. 149-151.

Optical Sensor for the Detection of OH- Contamination during Optical Fibre Manufacturing

J.-P. BessonS. SchiltF. SauserE. RochatP. Hamel  et al.

OSA Technical Digest (CD). 2006. Optical Fiber Sensors, Cancun, Mexico, October 23, 2006. p. WB8. DOI : 10.1364/OFS.2006.WB8.

Reviews

Slowing light in optical fibres sees fast progress

L. ThévenazM. Gonzalez-Herraez

Opto & Laser Europe. 2006. num. 139, p. 27-9.

Theses

Advanced trends in nonlinear optics applied to distributed optical-fibre sensors

D. Alasia / L. Thévenaz (Dir.)

Lausanne, EPFL, 2006. p. 354. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-3648.

Photoacoustic spectroscopy for multi-gas sensing using near infrared lasers

J.-P. Besson / L. Thévenaz (Dir.)

Lausanne, EPFL, 2006. p. 189. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-3670.

2005

Journal Articles

A reconstruction technique for long-range stimulated Brillouin scattering distributed fibre-optic sensors: Experimental results

A. MinardoR. BerniniL. ZeniL. ThévenazF. Briffod

Measurement Science & Technology. 2005. Vol. 16, num. 4, p. 900-8. DOI : 10.1088/0957-0233/16/4/002.

Health Monitoring for Large Structures using Brillouin Distributed Sensing

L. ThévenazK.-T. ChangM. Niklès

Journal of the Korean Society for Nondestructive Testing. 2005. Vol. 25, num. 6, p. 421-430.

Long optically controlled delays in optical fibers

K. Y. SongM. Gonzalez HerraezL. Thévenaz

Optics Letters. 2005. Vol. 30, num. 14, p. 1782-1784. DOI : 10.1364/OL.30.001782.

Observation of pulse delaying and advancement in optical fibers using stimulated Brillouin scattering

K. Y. SongM. Gonzalez HerraezL. Thévenaz

Optics Express. 2005. Vol. 13, num. 1, p. 82-88. DOI : 10.1364/OPEX.13.000082.

Gain-assisted pulse advancement using single and double Brillouin gain peaks in optical fibers

K. Y. SongM. Gonzalez HerraezL. Thévenaz

Optics Express. 2005. Vol. 13, num. 24, p. 9758-9765. DOI : 10.1364/OPEX.13.009758.

Optically controlled slow and fast light in optical fibers using stimulated Brillouin scattering

M. Gonzalez-HerraezK.-Y. SongL. Thévenaz

Applied Physics Letters. 2005. Vol. 87, num. 8, p. 081113. DOI : 10.1063/1.2033147.

Mapping of chromatic-dispersion distribution along optical fibers with 20-m spatial resolution

K.-Y. SongM. Gonzalez HerraezL. Thévenaz

Journal of Lightwave Technology. 2005. Vol. 23, num. 12, p. 4140-4146. DOI : 10.1109/JLT.2005.858240.

Conference Papers

Simultaneous frequency stabilization of four laser diodes in the 935-nm water vapour spectrum for space application

S. SchiltD. WernerL. ThévenazR. MattheyC. Affolderbach  et al.

Abstracts Book of the 5th International Conference on Tunable Diode Laser Spectroscopy. 2005. 5th International Conference on Tunable Diode Laser Spectroscopy, TDLS'05, Florence, Italy, July 11-15, 2005. p. 62.

Methane monitoring by near infrared photoacoustic spectroscopy: The importance of relaxation phenomena

S. SchiltJ. P. BessonL. Thévenaz

Journal De Physique Iv. 2005. 13th International Conference on Photoacoustic and Photothermal Phenomena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 05-08, 2004. p. 7-10. DOI : 10.1051/jp4:2005125002.

Sup-ppb ammonia detection based on photoacoustic spectroscopy

J. P. BessonS. SchiltL. Thévenaz

17th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors. 2005. p. 415-418. DOI : 10.1117/12.623666.

Study of the radiation effects on the properties of Brillouin scattering in standard Ge-doped optical fibres

D. AlasiaA. F. FernandezB. BrichardL. AbrardiL. Thévenaz

17th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors. 2005. p. 180-183. DOI : 10.1117/12.623703.

Frequency-stabilised laser reference system for water vapour spectroscopy and sensing applications

R. MattheyC. AffolderbachG. MiletiS. SchiltD. Werner  et al.

2005 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe. 2005. p. 462.

Continuous and simultaneous multigas monitoring using a highly sensitive and selective photoacoustic sensor

S. SchiltJ. P. BessonL. ThévenazM. Gyger

2005 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO). 2005. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Baltimore, Maryland, 22-27 May 2005. p. 1215-1217. DOI : 10.1109/CLEO.2005.202076.

Novel Helmholtz-based photoacoustic sensor for trace gas detection at ppm level using GaInAsSb/GaAlAsSb DFB lasers

M. MattielloM. NiklesS. SchiltL. ThévenazA. Sahli  et al.

Abstracts Book of the 5th International Conference on Tunable Diode Laser Spectroscopy. 2005. 5th International Conference on Tunable Diode Laser Spectroscopy, TDLS'05, Florence, Italy, July 11-15, 2005. p. 131.

Sub-ppm multi-gas photoacoustic sensor

J.-P. BessonS. SchiltL. Thévenaz

Abstracts Book of the 5th International Conference on Tunable Diode Laser Spectroscopy. 2005. 5th International Conference on Tunable Diode Laser Spectroscopy, TDLS'05, Florence, Italy, July 11-15, 2005. p. 90.

Slow, superluminal and negative group velocity in optical fibres using stimulated Brillouin scattering

L. ThévenazS. Kwang-YongM. G. Herraez

31st European Conference on Optical Communication. 2005. p. 7-8.

Scaling SOI photonics to micron and sub-micron devices

P. DainesiK. E. MoselundM. MazzaL. ThévenazA. M. Ionescu

Proceedings of the SPIE. 2005. Opto-Ireland 2005: Nanotechnology and Nanophotonics, Dublin, Ireland, 2005. p. 13-22. DOI : 10.1117/12.604845.

Wide Control of the Group Velocity of Light in Optical Fibers

M. Gonzalez-HerraezK.-Y. SongL. Thévenaz

Nonlinear Guided Waves and Their Applications. 2005. Nonlinear Guided Waves and Their Applications, Dresden, Germany, 2005. p. WC3. DOI : 10.1364/NLGW.2005.WC3.

Optically controlled delays in optical fibres using Brillouin-generated slow and fast light

K.-Y. SongM. G. HerraezL. Thévenaz

17th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors. 2005. p. 142-145. DOI : 10.1117/12.623603.

Negative Group Velocity of Light in Optical Fibers

M. González-HerráezK.-Y. SongL. Thévenaz

Frontiers in Optics. 2005. Frontiers in Optics, Tucson, Arizona, 2005. p. LWB2. DOI : 10.1364/LS.2005.LWB2.

Detrimental effect of modulation instability on distributed optical fiber sensors using stimulated Brillouin scattering

D. AlasiaM. G. HerraezL. AbrardiS. Martin-LopezL. Thévenaz

17th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors. 2005. p. 587-590. DOI : 10.1117/12.624278.

Accurate mapping of chromatic dispersion distribution along optical fibres with spatial resolution below 100 m

K.-Y. SongM. G. HerraezL. Thévenaz

17th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors. 2005. p. 968-971. DOI : 10.1117/12.623821.

Book Chapters

FIBER AND GUIDED WAVE OPTICS | Dispersion

L. Thévenaz

Encyclopedia of Modern Optics; Oxford: Elsevier, 2005. p. 432-440.

2004

Journal Articles

A novel all-fibre configuration for a flexible polarimetric current sensor

D. AlasiaL. Thévenaz

Measurement Science and Technology. 2004. Vol. 15, num. 8, p. 1525-1530. DOI : 10.1088/0957-0233/15/8/016.

Novel schemes for optical signal generation using laser injection locking with application to Brillouin sensing

L. ThévenazS. Le FlochD. AlasiaJ. Troger

Measurement Science and Technology. 2004. Vol. 15, num. 8, p. 1519-1524. DOI : 10.1088/0957-0233/15/8/015.

Experimental method based on wavelength-modulation spectroscopy for the characterization of semiconductor lasers under direct modulation

S. SchiltL. Thévenaz

Applied Optics. 2004. Vol. 43, num. 22, p. 4446-53. DOI : 10.1364/AO.43.004446.

Ammonia monitoring at trace level using photoacoustic spectroscopy in industrial and environmental applications

S. SchiltL. ThévenazM. NiklesL. EmmeneggerC. Huglin

Spectrochimica Acta - Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy. 2004. Vol. 60, num. 14, p. 3259-3268. DOI : 10.1016/j.saa.2003.11.032.

Simultaneous position-resolved mapping of chromatic dispersion and Brillouin shift along single-mode optical fibers

M. Gonzalez-HerraezL. Thévenaz

IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 2004. Vol. 16, num. 4, p. 1128-1130. DOI : 10.1109/LPT.2004.824926.

Application of antimonide diode lasers in photoacoustic spectroscopy

S. SchiltA. VicetR. WernerM. MattielloL. Thévenaz  et al.

Spectrochimica Acta - Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy. 2004. Vol. 60, num. 14, p. 3431-3436. DOI : 10.1016/j.saa.2003.11.045.

Multi-gas sensing based on photoacoustic spectroscopy using tunable laser diodes

J.-P. BessonS. SchiltL. Thévenaz

Spectrochimica Acta - Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy. 2004. Vol. 60, num. 14, p. 3449-3456. DOI : 10.1016/j.saa.2003.11.046.

Conference Papers

Generation of high-quality signals for optical sensing using DFB lasers injection locking

L. ThévenazD. AlasiaS. Le FlochJ. Troger

Second European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors. 2004. Santander, Spain. p. 556-559. DOI : 10.1117/12.566714.

Individually ventilated cages microclimate monitoring using photoacoustic spectroscopy

J.-P. BessonM. GygerS. SchiltL. Thévenaz

4. Konferenz über Optische Analysenmesstechnik in Industrie und Umwelt (OPTAM’04). 2004. 4. Konferenz über Optische Analysenmesstechnik in Industrie und Umwelt (OPTAM’04), Düsseldorf, Germany, October 7-8, 2004. p. 99-106.

Sub-ppm multi gas sensing based on photoacoustic spectroscopy using DFB laser diodes

J.-P. BessonS. SchiltL. Thévenaz

4. Konferenz über Optische Analysenmesstechnik in Industrie und Umwelt (OPTAM’04). 2004. 4. Konferenz über Optische Analysenmesstechnik in Industrie und Umwelt (OPTAM’04), Düsseldorf, Germany, October 7-8, 2004. p. 189-196.

Laser frequency stabilization to water vapour absorption lines using direct- and offset-locking techniques

D. WernerS. SchiltL. ThévenazG. MiletiC. Affolderbach  et al.

DGaO-Proceedings 105. Tagung. 2004. 105. Tagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für angewandte Optik, Bad Kreuznach, Germany, June 2-5, 2004. p. P51.

Fibre-coupled photoacoustic sensor for sub-ppm methane monitoring

S. SchiltJ.-P. BessonL. Thévenaz

Second European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors. 2004. p. 317-320. DOI : 10.1117/12.566792.

Spatially resolved measurement of chromatic dispersion and Brillouin shift along single-mode optical fibers

M. Gonzalez HerraezL. Thévenaz

Second European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors. 2004. Santander, Spain. p. 468-471. DOI : 10.1117/12.566638.

Optics and electronics on the same Si substrate

P. DainesiA. M. IonescuM. MazzaL. Thévenaz

SPS Swiss physical society Annual meeting. 2004.

2003

Journal Articles

Wavelength modulation spectroscopy: combined frequency and intensity laser modulation

S. SchiltL. ThévenazP. Robert

Applied Optics. 2003. Vol. 42, num. 33, p. 6728-38. DOI : 10.1364/AO.42.006728.

Measurement of dynamic deformations using a path unbalance Michelson interferometer based optical fiber sensing device

S. LloretP. RastogiL. ThévenazD. Inaudi

Optical Engineering. 2003. Vol. 42, num. 3, p. 662-669. DOI : 10.1117/1.1543563.

An optical fibre sensor for dynamic deformation measurements based on the intensity modulation of a low-coherence source

S. LloretP. RastogiD. InaudiL. Thévenaz

Journal of Modern Optics. 2003. Vol. 50, num. 8, p. 1189-1194. DOI : 10.1080/0950034021000020130.

Distributed measurement of chromatic dispersion by four-wave mixing and Brillouin optical-time-domain analysis

M. Gonzalez HerraezL. ThévenazP. Robert

Optics Letters. 2003. Vol. 28, num. 22, p. 2210-2212. DOI : 10.1364/OL.28.002210.

Brillouin fiber laser pumped by a DFB laser diode

J. C. YongL. ThévenazB. Y. Kim

Journal of Lightwave Technology. 2003. Vol. 21, num. 2, p. 546-554. DOI : 10.1109/JLT.2003.808768.

Conference Papers

Photoacoustic spectroscopy in industrial applications

S. SchiltL. ThévenazP. RobertM. Nikles

Abstracts Book of the 4th International Conference on Tunable Diode Laser Spectroscopy. 2003. 4th International Conference on Tunable Diode Laser Spectroscopy, TDLS-2003, Zermatt, Switzerland, July 12-18, 2003. p. 13.

Brillouin gain spectrum characterization in optical fibres from 1 to 1000 K

L. ThévenazA. FellayW. Scandale

Technical Digest OFS-16. 2003. 16th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Nara, Japan, October 13-17, 2003. p. 38-41.

A Novel All-Fiber Configuration for a Flexible Polarimetric Current Sensor

D. AlasiaL. Thévenaz

Technical Digest OFS-16. 2003. 16th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Nara, Japan, October 13-17, 2003. p. 312-315.

A Novel SOI Schottky Electro-optical Modulator for Ghz High-Speed Switching

M. MazzaL. ThévenazP. RobertM. DeclercqA. M. Ionescu

Proceedings of TRANSDUCERS '03. 2003. TRANSDUCERS '03. 12th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems., Boston, USA, 8-12 June 2003. p. 1490-3. DOI : 10.1109/SENSOR.2003.1217059.

Correlation-based Brillouin sensing using an injection-locking technique

S. Le FlochL. Thévenaz

Technical Digest OFS-16. 2003. 16th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Nara, Japan, October 13-17, 2003. p. 286-289.

Application of antimonide diode lasers in photoacoustic spectroscopy

S. SchiltL. ThévenazA. VicetA. PeronaP. Grech  et al.

Abstracts Book of the 4th International Conference on Tunable Diode Laser Spectroscopy. 2003. 4th International Conference on Tunable Diode Laser Spectroscopy, TDLS-2003, Zermatt, Switzerland, July 12-18, 2003. p. 70.

Novel configurations based on laser injection locking applied to Brillouin fibre sensing

L. ThévenazS. Le FlochD. Alasia

Technical Digest OFS-16. 2003. 16th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Nara, Japan, October 13-17, 2003. p. 280-284.

Multi gas sensing based on photoacoustic spectroscopy by using tunable diode lasers

J.-P. BessonS. SchiltL. ThévenazP. Robert

Abstracts Book of the 4th International Conference on Tunable Diode Laser Spectroscopy. 2003. 4th International Conference on Tunable Diode Laser Spectroscopy, TDLS-2003, Zermatt, Switzerland, July 12-18, 2003. p. 52.

Monitoring of large structures for safety issues using Brillouin distributed sensing

L. ThévenazK.-T. ChangM. Niklès

Technical Digest OFS-16. 2003. 16th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Nara, Japan, October 13-17, 2003. p. 506-509.

Chromatic dispersion mapping by sensing the power distribution of four-wave mixing along the fiber using Brillouin probing

M. Gonzalez HerraezL. ThévenazS. Le FlochP. RobertP. Corredera

Optical Fiber Communications Conference, 2003. OFC 2003. 2003. Optical Fiber Communications Conference, 2003. OFC 2003, Atlanta, Georgia United States, 23-28 March 2003. p. 714-716 paper FK3. DOI : 10.1109/OFC.2003.1248521.

Theses

Structures innovantes pour capteurs optiques de courant électrique

F. Briffod / L. Thévenaz (Dir.)

Lausanne, EPFL, 2003. p. 283. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-2664.

Patents

An optical modulator

L. ThévenazP. Dainesi

WO03048845 (A3); AU2002365729 (A1); WO03048845 (A2); GB0129248 (D0). 2003.

2002

Journal Articles

Ethylene spectroscopy using a quasi-room-temperature quantum cascade laser

S. SchiltL. ThévenazP. A. RobertE. Courtois

Spectrochimica Acta - Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy. 2002. Vol. 58, num. 11, p. 2533-2539. DOI : 10.1016/S1386-1425(02)00070-7.

Conference Papers

Extreme current measurements using a fibre optics current sensor

F. BriffodD. AlasiaL. ThévenazG. CuenoudP. Robert

15th Optical Fiber Sensors Conference Technical Digest. OFS 2002. 2002. Portland, OR, USA. p. 607-611. DOI : 10.1109/OFS.2002.1012109.

2-laser injection-locking configuration for Brillouin fibre sensors

M. FacchiniL. ThévenazJ. TrogerP. Robert

15th Optical Fiber Sensors Conference Technical Digest. OFS 2002. 2002. Portland, OR, USA. p. 313-16. DOI : 10.1109/OFS.2002.1000566.

Brillouin-based temperature sensing in optical fibres down to 1 K

A. FellayL. ThévenazJ. P. GarciaM. FacchiniW. Scandale  et al.

15th Optical Fiber Sensors Conference Technical Digest. OFS 2002. 2002. Portland, OR, USA. p. 301-4. DOI : 10.1109/OFS.2002.1000562.

Brillouin optical fiber sensor for cryogenic thermometry

L. ThévenazA. FellayM. FacchiniW. ScandaleM. Nikles  et al.

Smart Structures and Materials 2002: Smart Sensor Technology and Measurement Systems. 2002. p. 22-27. DOI : 10.1117/12.472623.

3-D integrable optoelectronic devices for telecommunications ICs

P. DainesiA. M. IonescuL. ThévenazK. BanerjeeM. J. Declercq  et al.

Proceedings of IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISCC). 2002. IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISCC), San Francisco, CA, 3-7 Feb. 2002. p. 360-361. DOI : 10.1109/ISSCC.2002.993081.

Patents

A cryogenic optical fibre temperature sensor

W. ScandaleM. FacchiniL. Thévenaz

DE60227070 (D1); AT398281 (T); EP1393033 (B1); US2004208413 (A1); EP1393033 (A1); WO02093120 (A1); GB0111623 (D0). 2002.

2001

Journal Articles

Intensity modulation in two Mach-Zehnder interferometers using plasma dispersion in silicon-on-insulator

P. DainesiL. ThévenazP. Robert

Applied Physics B: Lasers and Optics. 2001. Vol. 73, num. 5-6, p. 475-478. DOI : 10.1007/s003400100724.

Conference Papers

Field tests of distributed temperature and strain measurement for smart structures

L. ThévenazM. FacchiniA. FellayM. NiklesP. Robert

4th Pacific Rim Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics CLEO/Pacific Rim 2001. 2001. Chiba, Japan. p. 490-491. DOI : 10.1109/CLEOPR.2001.967938.

5 MHz 2×2 optical switch in silicon on insulator technology using plasma dispersion effect

P. DainesiL. ThévenazP. Robert

Proceedings 27th European Conference on Optical Communication (Cat. No.01TH8551). 2001. 27th European Conference on Optical Communication, Amsterdam, Netherlands. p. 132-133. DOI : 10.1109/ECOC.2001.988852.

A novel CMOS SOI unbalanced Mach-Zehnder interferometer: from design and simulations to fabrication and characterization

P. DainesiL. ThévenazP. FluckigerC. HibertG. Racine  et al.

Proceedings of IEEE International SOI Conference, 2001. 2001. IEEE International SOI Conference, 2001, Durango, CO, USA, 1-4 Oct. 2001. p. 137-138. DOI : 10.1109/SOIC.2001.958024.

2000

Journal Articles

Polarimetric current sensor using an in-line Faraday rotator

F. BriffodL. ThévenazP.-A. NicatiA. KungP. A. Robert

IEICE Transactions on Electronics. 2000. Vol. E83-C, num. 3, p. 331-335.

Conference Papers

Performance and stability of a field fibre optics current sensor

F. BriffodL. ThévenazP. Robert

14th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors. 2000. p. 344-347. DOI : 10.1117/12.2302322.

Trace gas measurement using IR laser diodes

S. SchiltL. ThévenazP. Robert

2000. Trends in Optical Non-destructive Testing, Lugano, Switzerland, June 3-5, 2000.

1999

Journal Articles

Frequency-sweep generation by resonant self-injection locking

J. TrogerL. ThévenazP. Robert

Optics Letters. 1999. Vol. 24, num. 21, p. 1493-1495. DOI : 10.1364/OL.24.001493.

Theory and experiment of a single-mode diode laser subject to external light injection from several lasers

J. TrogerL. ThévenazP. A. NicatiP. A. Robert

Journal of Lightwave Technology. 1999. Vol. 17, num. 4, p. 629-636. DOI : 10.1109/50.754793.

Novel measurement scheme for injection-locking experiments

J. TrogerP. A. NicatiL. ThévenazP. A. Robert

IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics. 1999. Vol. 35, num. 1, p. 32-8. DOI : 10.1109/3.737616.

Conference Papers

Distributed optical fibre sensing in synthetic fibre ropes and cables

D. UttamchandaniB. CulshawM. S. OveringtonM. ParseyM. Facchini  et al.

13th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors. 1999. 13th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Kyongju, South Korea, April 12-16, 1999. p. 8-11.

Loss and gyroscopic sensing using Rayleigh scattering in a fiber ring resonator

A. KungL. ThévenazA. Robert

13th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors. 1999. 13th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Kyongju, South Korea, April 12-16, 1999. p. 82-85.

Limitation of Brillouin time-domain analysis by Raman scattering

A. FellayL. ThévenazM. FacchiniP. Robert

Proceeding of the 5th Optical Fibre Measurement Conference. 1999. 5th Optical Fibre Measurement Conference OFMC'99, Nantes, France, 22-24 September 1999. p. 110-113.

Monitoring of large structure using distributed Brillouin fibre sensing

L. ThévenazM. FacchiniA. FellayP. RobertD. Inaudi  et al.

13th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors. 1999. 13th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Kyongju, South Korea, April 12-16, 1999. p. 345-348.

Polarimetric current sensor using a in-line 22.5 degree Faraday rotator

F. BriffodL. ThévenazP. A. NicatiA. KuengP. Robert

13th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors. 1999. 13th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Kyongju, South Korea, April 12-16, 1999. p. 374-377. DOI : 10.1117/12.2302078.

Tensile tests on optical fibre cables using distributed Brillouin analysis

M. FacchiniL. ThévenazA. FellayP. Robert

Proceeding of the 5th Optical Fibre Measurement Conference. 1999. 5th Optical Fibre Measurement Conference OFMC'99, Nantes, France, 22-24 September 1999. p. 106-109.

Distributed sensing of strain in synthetic fiber rope and cable constructions using optical fiber sensors

D. G. UttamchandaniB. CulshawM. S. OveringtonM. ParseyM. Facchini  et al.

Fiber Optic Sensor Technology and Applications. 1999. p. 273-275. DOI : 10.1117/12.372968.

Optical fiber sensing of strain in synthetic fiber tension members: recent results

D. G. UttamchandaniA. SassB. CulshawM. S. OveringtonM. Parsey  et al.

International Conference on Fiber Optics and Photonics: Selected Papers from Photonics India '98. 1999. International Conference on Fiber Optics and Photonics: Selected Papers from Photonics India '98, New Delhi, India, April 28, 1999. p. 514-519. DOI : 10.1117/12.347970.

1998

Conference Papers

Electrostrictive nonlinearity in optical fiber deduced from Brillouin gain measurements

L. ThévenazA. KuengM. NiklesP. Robert

OFC '98. Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exhibit. Technical Digest. Conference Edition. 1998 OSA Technical Digest Series Vol.2 (IEEE Cat. No.98CH36177). 1998. OFC '98 Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exhibit. Technical Digest Conference Edition 1998 OSA Technical Digest Series. Vol.2, San Jose, CA, USA, February 22, 1998. p. 253-254. DOI : 10.1109/OFC.1998.657372.

Applications of distributed Brillouin fiber sensing

L. ThévenazM. NiklesA. FellayM. FacchiniP. A. Robert

International Conference on Applied Optical Metrology. 1998. p. 374-381. DOI : 10.1117/12.323342.

Truly distributed strain and temperature sensing using embedded optical fibers

L. ThévenazM. NiklesA. FellayM. FacchiniP. A. Robert

Smart Structures and Materials 1998: Sensory Phenomena and Measurement Instrumentation for Smart Structures and Materials. 1998. p. 301-314. DOI : 10.1117/12.316986.

Novel measurement scheme for injection locking experiments with semiconductor lasers

J. TrogerP. A. NicatiL. ThévenazP. A. Robert

CLEO/Europe 1998. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe.. 1998. p. 281.

1997

Journal Articles

Polarization analysis of Brillouin scattering in a circularly birefringent fiber ring resonator

A. KungL. ThévenazP. A. Robert

Journal of Lightwave Technology. 1997. Vol. 15, num. 6, p. 977-982. DOI : 10.1109/50.588670.

Optical fiber ring resonator characterization by optical time-domain reflectometry

A. KungJ. BudinL. ThévenazP. A. Robert

Optics Letters. 1997. Vol. 22, num. 2, p. 90-92. DOI : 10.1364/OL.22.000090.

Rayleigh fiber optics gyroscope

A. KungJ. BudinL. ThévenazP. A. Robert

IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 1997. Vol. 9, num. 7, p. 973-5. DOI : 10.1109/68.593370.

Brillouin gain spectrum characterization in single-mode optical fibers

M. NiklesL. ThévenazP. A. Robert

Journal of Lightwave Technology. 1997. Vol. 15, num. 10, p. 1842-1851. DOI : 10.1109/50.633570.

Conference Papers

Distributed sensing using stimulated Brillouin scattering : towards ultimate resolution

A. FellayL. ThévenazM. FacchiniM. NiklèsP. Robert

12th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors. 1997. Optical Fiber Sensors, Williamsburg, Virginia, October 28, 1997. p. OWD3. DOI : 10.1364/OFS.1997.OWD3.

A novel surveillance system for installed fiber optics cables using stimulated Brillouin interaction

M. NiklesL. ThévenazA. FellayM. FacchiniP. Robert  et al.

Proceedings of 46th International Wire and Cable Symposium. 1997. International Wire and Cable Symposium IWCS'97, Philadelphia PA, USA, November 17-20, 1997. p. 658-664.

Evaluation of local birefringence along fibres using Brillouin analysis

L. ThévenazM. FacchiniA. FellayM. NiklesP. Robert

Conference Digest OFMC '97. 1997. Optical Fibre Measurement Conference OFMC'97, Teddington, UK, Spet.29-Oct. 1, 1997. p. 82-85.

Patents

Spectroscope method for determining the concentration of ethanol in beverages

S. SchmidtL. Thévenaz

EP0760479 (A3); US5679955 (A); JPH09113441 (A); EP0760479 (A2); ZA9604319 (B). 1997.

1996

Journal Articles

Simple distributed fiber sensor based on Brillouin gain spectrum analysis

M. NiklesL. ThévenazP. A. Robert

Optics Letters. 1996. Vol. 21, num. 10, p. 758-60. DOI : 10.1364/OL.21.000758.

Conference Papers

Laser linewidth determination in the sub-Megahertz range using a Brillouin fibre laser

A. KuengL. ThévenazP. A. Robert

ECOC '96. 22nd European Conference on Optical Communication. 1996. 22nd European Conference on Optical Communication ECOC '96, Oslo, Norway, September 15-19.1996. p. 305-308.

Local analysis of stimulated Brillouin interaction in installed fiber optics cables

M. NiklesL. ThévenazP. SalinaP. A. Robert

Technical Digest - Symposium on Optical Fiber Measurements, 1996. 1996. Symposium on Optical Fiber Measurements, Boulder, CO, USA, October 1-3, 1996. p. 111-114.

1995

Journal Articles

Optical sampling using wideband electro-optic modulators

M. NiklesL. ThévenazP. A. RobertJ. P. von der Weid

Optical Engineering. 1995. Vol. 34, num. 7, p. 2078-83. DOI : 10.1117/12.204801.

Conference Papers

Highly accurate measurements of temperature and strain-dependence of Brillouin gain in single-mode fibres

M. NiklesC. GabioudL. ThévenazP. Robert

3rd Optical Fibre Measurement Conference (OFMC '95). 1995. 3rd Optical Fibre Measurement Conference OFMC '95, Liège, Belgium, Sepètember 25-26, 1995. p. VII-2.

Patents

Method for measuring the Brillouin scattering in an optical fibre and device for implementing this method

M. NiklèsL. ThévenazR. Bautz

FR2710150 (B1); FR2710150 (A1). 1995.

1994

Journal Articles

High-accuracy measurement of the linewidth of a Brillouin fibre ring laser

J. BoschungL. ThévenazP. A. Robert

Electronics Letters. 1994. Vol. 30, num. 18, p. 1488-1489. DOI : 10.1049/el:19941053.

Cut-off wavelength measurements of Ti:LiNbO3 channel waveguides

T. LangL. ThévenazZ. B. RenP. Robert

Measurement Science & Technology. 1994. Vol. 5, num. 9, p. 1124-1130. DOI : 10.1088/0957-0233/5/9/014.

Conference Papers

Applications de la diffusion Brillouin stimulée dans les fibres optiques monomodes

L. ThévenazM. NiklèsJ. BoschungP. Robert

Recueil des Communications. 1994. Colloque Optique Guidée et Photonique 3,, 62e Congrès de l’Association Canadienne-Française pour l’Avancement des Sciences (ACFAS), Montréal, Canada, May 18-19, 1994. p. 59-69.

Measurement of the distributed-Brillouin-gain spectrum in optical fibers by using a single laser source

M. NiklesL. Thévenaz

Conference on Optical Fiber Communication. 1994. Optical Fiber Communication Conference, San Jose, California United States, February 20, 1994. p. 89-90 Paper WF1.

High-accuracy Brillouin gain spectrum measurements of single mode fibers

L. ThévenazM. NiklèsP. Robert

Technical Digest Symposium on Optical Fiber Measurements. 1994. Symposium on Optical Fiber Measurements, Boulder CO, USA, September 13-15, 1994. p. 211-214.

High-accuracy Brillouin Gain Spectrum Measurements of Single-Mode Fibers and Relation with Fibers Parameters

L. ThévenazM. NiklesJ. BoschungP. Robert

Summaries of papers presented at the "COST Workshop 94" Optical Telecommunications. 1994. COST Workshop 94 Optical Telecommunications, Nice, France, April 17-21, 1994. p. 295-298.

Simple distributed temperature sensor based on Brillouin gain spectrum analysis

M. NiklesL. ThévenazP. A. Robert

Proc. SPIE. 1994. Tenth International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, Glasgow, United Kingdom, September 14, 1994. p. 138-141. DOI : 10.1117/12.185024.

Measurements of loss and mirror reflectivity in semiconductor optical waveguides: A European interlaboratory comparison experiment

E. GiniL. SpiekmanH. van BrugJ.-F. VinchantS. Morasca  et al.

Technical Digest Symposium on Optical Fiber Measurements. 1994. Symposium on Optical Fiber Measurements, Boulder CO, USA, September 13-15, 1994. p. 113.116.

1993

Journal Articles

Optical Kerr-effect in fiber-optic Brillouin ring laser gyroscopes

S. HuangL. ThévenazK. ToyamaB. Y. KimH. J. Shaw

IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 1993. Vol. 5, num. 3, p. 365-7. DOI : 10.1109/68.205640.

Cut-off wavelength measurements of integrated optical waveguides

T. LangL. ThévenazZ. B. RenP. Robert

AGEN-Mitteilungen. 1993. Vol. 56-57, p. 55-57.

Conference Papers

Brillouin Gain Spectrum Measurement using a Single Laser Source

M. NiklèsL. ThévenazP. Robert

Nonlinear Guided-Wave Phenomena Technical Digest. 1993. Third Topical Meeting on Nonlinear Guided-Wave Phenomena, Cambridge, UK, September 19-22, 1993. p. 92-95.

Brillouin fiber optic gyro with push-pull phase modulator and synthetic heterodyne detection

S. Y. HuangK. ToyamaP. A. NicatiL. ThévenazB. Y. Kim  et al.

Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors X. 1993. p. 48-59. DOI : 10.1117/12.141277.

1992

Journal Articles

Techniques for bandwidth measurements of optical guided-wave modulators

M. NiklesL. ThévenazP. Robert

Mitteilungen AGEN. 1992. Vol. 55, p. 55-60.

Conference Papers

Interferometric loop method for polarization dispersion measurements

L. ThévenazM. NiklesP. Robert

Technical Digest Symposium on Optical Fiber Measurements. 1992. Symposium on Optical Fiber Measurement, Boulder, CO, USA, September 15-17, 1992. p. 151-154.

1991

Journal Articles

Polarization effects in a single mode optical transmission link

L. ThévenazM. NiklesP. Robert

Mitteilungen AGEN. 1991. Vol. 54, p. 5-9.

Conference Papers

Overall polarization dispersion after propagation through different fibres

L. ThévenazM. NiklèsP. RobertN. Gisin

EFOC/LAN'91 Proceedings. 1991. Ninth Annual European Fibre Optic Communications and Local Area Network Conference EFOC/LAN 91, Regent's College, London, UK, June 19-21, 1991. p. 156-158.

Interferometry for polarization mode dispersion measurements in single fibres

N. GisinR. PassyG. BernasconiL. ThévenazJ. P. Pellaux

EFOC/LAN'91 Proceedings. 1991. Ninth Annual European Fibre Optic Communications and Local Area Network Conference EFOC/LAN 91, London, UK, June 19-21, 1991. p. 150-155.

Simple techniques for bandwidth measurements of optical guided-wave modulators

J. P. von der WeidM. NiklesL. ThévenazJ. P. PellauxP. Robert

IOOC-ECOC '91. 17th European Conference on Optical Communication and 8th International Conference on Integrated Optics and Optical Fibre Communication. 1991. 17th European Conference on Optical Communication and 8th International Conference on Integrated Optics and Optical Fibre Communication (IOOC-ECOC '91), Paris, France, September 9-12, 1991. p. 533-536.

Optical sampling with fast electro-optic modulators

J. P. von der WeidM. NiklesL. ThévenazP. Robert

International Microwave Conference SBMO'91. 1991. International Microwave Conference SBMO'91, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 22-25, 1991. p. Paper 01.2.

1990

Conference Papers

Simple method for polarization dispersion measurements in long single-mode fibres

L. ThévenazP. Robert

ECOC 90. 16th European Conference on Optical Communication. 1990. 16th European Conference on Optical Communication ECOC 90, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 16-20 September 1990. p. 581-584.

Analyse des signaux optiques à très haute fréquence à l'aide d'un modulateur à onde guidée en LiNbO3

L. ThévenazM. NiklèsJ.-P. PellauxB. DesormièreP. Robert  et al.

JNOG'90 Recueil des Communications. 1990. 11e Journées Nationales d'Optique Guidée (JNOG'90), Grenoble, France, October 17-19, 1990. p. 123-125.

Interferometric Measurements Of Birefringence In Single Mode Fibers And Devices

R. PassyJ. P. von der WeidL. ThévenazJ.-P. Pellaux

Proc. SPIE. 1990. Interferometry '89, Warsaw, Poland, May 08, 1989. p. 306-311. DOI : 10.1117/12.961289.

1989

Journal Articles

Birefringence measurements in fibers without polarizer

L. ThévenazJ.-P. PellauxN. GisinJ.-P. von der Weid

Journal of Lightwave Technology. 1989. Vol. 7, num. 8, p. 1207-1212. DOI : 10.1109/50.32384.

Conference Papers

Review of chromatic dispersion measurements techniques

L. ThévenazJ.-P. PellauxN. GisinV. der WeidJ. Pierre

EFOC/LAN'89 Technical Digest. 1989. Seventh European Fibre Optic Communications and Local Area Networks EFOC/LAN'89, Amsterdam, Netherlands, June 14-16, 1989. p. 217-220.

1988

Journal Articles

Group delay measurement in single-mode fibers with true picosecond resolution using double optical modulation

L. ThévenazJ.-P. Pellaux

Journal of Lightwave Technology. 1988. Vol. 6, num. 10, p. 1470-1475. DOI : 10.1109/50.7903.

All-fiber interferometer for chromatic dispersion measurements

L. ThévenazJ. P. PellauxJ. P. Von der Weid

Journal of Lightwave Technology. 1988. Vol. 6, num. 1, p. 1-7. DOI : 10.1109/50.3953.

Conference Papers

Modulation frequency-shift technique for dispersion measurements in optical fibers

L. ThévenazJ.-P. Pellaux

Optical Fiber Communication Conference, 1988 Technical Digest Series. 1988. Optical Fiber Communication Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 1988. p. 86.

Theses

Effets et mesure de la dispersion dans les guides d'ondes optiques

L. Thévenaz / O. Guisan (Dir.)

Université de Genève, 1988-03-16. p. 117. DOI : 10.13097/archive-ouverte/unige:131080.

Patents

Method for measuring the chromatic dispersion of an optical fibre and apparatus for implementing such method

J.-P. PellauxL. ThévenazJ. P. Von der Weid

WO8800336 (A1); FR2601134 (A1). 1988.

1987

Journal Articles

Modulation frequency-shift technique for dispersion measurements in optical fibres using LEDs

L. ThévenazJ. P. Pellaux

Electronics Letters. 1987. Vol. 23, num. 20, p. 1078-1079. DOI : 10.1049/el:19870753.

Interferometric measurements of chromatic and polarisation mode dispersion in highly birefringent single-mode fibres

J. P. von der WeidL. ThévenazJ. P. Pellaux

Electronics Letters. 1987. Vol. 23, num. 4, p. 151-152. DOI : 10.1049/el:19870106.

Polarization-mode interferometry in birefringent single-mode fibers

L. ThévenazV. de CoulonJ. P. von der Weid

Optics Letters. 1987. Vol. 12, num. 8, p. 619-21. DOI : 10.1364/OL.12.000619.

Conference Papers

Birefringence characterization of fibres without polarizer

L. ThévenazJ. P. PellauxJ. P. Von Der Weid

ECOC'87 Technical Digest. 1987. 13th European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC'1987), Helsinki, Finland, September 13-17, 1987. p. 205-208.