• Musical Instrument Recordings Made With a Fiber Fabry–Perot Cavity: Photonic Guitar Pickup 

      Ballard, Nicholas; Paz-Soldan, Daniel; Kung, Peter; Loock, Hans-Peter (2016-03-17)
      A 1 cm long, low-finesse fiber-optic cavity was used as a transducer for the vibrations of the soundboard of an acoustic guitar and of a violin. The reflected light is detected and then amplified and recorded using ...
    • Optical Fiber Sensing Based on Reflection Laser Spectroscopy 

      Gagliardi, G.; Salza, M.; Ferraro, P.; Chehura, E.; Tatam, R.P.; Gangopadhyay, T.K.; Ballard, Nicholas; Paz-Soldan, Daniel; Barnes, Jack A.; Loock, Hans-Peter; Lam, T.T.; Chow, J.H.; De Natale, Paolo (2016-03-22)
      An overview on high-resolution and fast interrogation of optical-fiber sensors relying on laser reflection spectroscopy is given. Fiber Bragg-gratings (FBGs) and FBG resonators built in fibers of different types are used ...