Publications

2019

Journal Articles

Fiber Bragg grating-based thermometer for drill bit temperature monitoring

M. Llera; S. Bergerat; Y. Meyer; S. Monnerat; O. Gloriod et al. 

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

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

Ł. Szostkiewicz; M. A. Soto; Z. Yang; A. Dominguez-Lopez; I. Parola et al. 

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

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

L. Zhang; L. Costa; Z. Yang; M. A. Soto Hernandez; M. Gonzalez-Herráez et al. 

Journal of Lightwave Technology. 2019-05-20. Vol. Early Access, num. OFS-26 Special Issue, p. 1-3. DOI : 10.1109/JLT.2019.2917746.

Mid infrared gas spectroscopy using efficient fiber laser driven photonic chip-based supercontinuum

D. Grassani; E. Tagkoudi; H. Guo; C. Herkommer; F. Yang et al. 

Nature Communications. 2019-04-04. Vol. 10, p. 1553. DOI : 10.1038/s41467-019-09590-3.

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

S. Mikhailov; L. Zhang; T. Geernaert; F. Berghmans; L. Thevenaz 

Journal of Lightwave Technology. 2019-03-13.  p. 1-1. DOI : 10.1109/JLT.2019.2904756.

Conference Papers

Large stimulated Brillouin scattering amplification in gases

F. Yang; F. Gyger; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

H. Bhatta; S. A. Zaslawski; Z. Yang; M. Tur; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

F. Gyger; F. Yang; L. Thévenaz 

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

A kilometre-range distributed relative humidity sensor

T. F. P. Neves; L. Zhang; F. Yang; K. H. Tow; P. Petagna et al. 

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

Short spatial resolutions retrieval from a long pulse BOTDA trace

S. Wang; Z. Yang; S. Zaslawski; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

S. Wang; Z. Yang; M. Soto; L. Thévenaz 

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

Distributed forward stimulated Brillouin scattering measurement using broadband BOTDR

S. Zaslawski; Z. Yang; S. Wang; L. Thévenaz 

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. Thévenaz; Z. Yang; D. Chow 

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

Nanophotonic supercontinuum based mid-infrared dual-comb spectroscopy

H. Guo; W. Weng; J. Liu; F. Yang; W. Hänsel et al. 

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.

2018

Journal Articles

Distributed modular temperature-strain sensor based on optical fiber embedded in laminated composites

P. Zhu; X. Xie; X. Sun; M. A. Soto 

Composites Part B: Engineering. 2018-12-17. Vol. 168, p. 267-273. DOI : 10.1016/j.compositesb.2018.12.078.

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

D. M. Chow; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

Z. Li; Z. Yang; L. Yan; M. A. Soto; L. Thévenaz 

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

Distributed forward Brillouin sensor based on local light phase recovery

D. Chow; Z. Yang; M. A. Soto Hernandez; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

Z. Yang; Z. Li; S. Zaslawski; L. Thévenaz; M. A. Soto 

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

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

S. M. Haneef; Z. Yang; L. Thévenaz; D. Venkitesh; B. Srinivasan 

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

Local activation of surface and hybrid acoustic waves in optical microwires

D. Chow; J-C. Beugnot; A. Godet; K. P. Huy; M. A. Soto Hernandez et al. 

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

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

Z. Yang; M. A. Soto; D. Chow; P. Ray; L. Thevenaz et al. 

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

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

K. Hey Tow; D. M. Chow; F. Vollrath; I. Dicaire; T. Gheysens et al. 

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

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

X. Lu; M. A. Soto; L. Thevenaz 

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

Optimizing Image Denoising for Long-Range Brillouin Distributed Fiber Sensing

M. A. Soto; J. A. Ramirez; L. Thevenaz 

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

Conference Papers

Design rules for Unipolar Unicolor Coded Brillouin Optical Time Domain Analysis

Z. Yang; Z. Li; S. Zaslawski; L. Thévenaz; M. A. Soto 

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

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

X. Sun; Z. Yang; X. Hong; S. Zaslawski; S. Wang et al. 

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

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

S. Mikhailov; L. Zhang; T. Geernaert; F. Berghmans; K. H. Tow et al. 

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

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

Z. Li; Z. Yang; L. Yan; M. A. Soto; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

L. Szostkiewicz; Z. Yang; M. A. Soto; A. Dominguez-Lopez; A. Pytel et al. 

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 hydrogen monitoring with phase-sensitive optical time-domain reflectometry

L. Zhang; M. Fisser; F. Yang; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

L. Zhang; Z. Yang; Ł. Szostkiewicz; K. Markiewicz; T. Nasilowski et al. 

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

Distributed Acoustic Impedance Measurement Based On Forward Stimulated Brillouin Scattering

D. M. Chow; Z. Yang; M. A. Soto; L. Thévenaz 

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

Polyimide Coated Fiber as Optomechanical Sensor

D. M. Chow; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

S. Zaslawski; Z. Yang; M. A. Soto; L. Thévenaz 

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.

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

F. Gyger; Z. Yang; M. A. Soto; F. Yang; K. Hey Tow et al. 

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

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

D. M. Chow; L. Thevenaz 

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. Yao; C. S. Brès; L. Thévenaz 

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.

Preliminary Study of Distributed Fiber Optic Sensing Technologies in Hydraulic Machinery

C. Yao; X. HUANG; P. Zhu; C. S. Brès; L. Thévenaz 

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.

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

L. Zhang; Z. Yang; F. Gyger; M. A. Soto; L. Thévenaz 

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

Closed-loop Controlled Brillouin Optical Time-domain Analysis

L. Thévenaz; Z. Yang 

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

Spectral and temporal control of a random Erbium doped fiber laser

C. Yao; C. S. Brès; L. Thévenaz 

2018-07-02. Advanced Photonics 2018, Zurich, Switzerland, 2-5 July 2018. p. JTu2A.15. DOI : 10.1364/BGPPM.2018.JTu2A.15.

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

R. Matthey; B. Debord; K. Hey Tow; F. Yang; S. Schilt et al. 

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

From Spider Webs to a Biomimetic Optical Fibre Sensor

K. Hey Tow; D. Chow; F. Vollrath; I. Dicaire; T. Gheysens et al. 

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

Theses

Distributed analyses using distinct classes of Brillouin scatterings in optical fibres

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

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

Talks

Navigating the Funding Landscape in Europe: Innovative Training Network FINESSE

K. Hey Tow 

SPIE Photonics Europe 2018, Strasbourg, France, 22 - 26 April 2018.

2017

Journal Articles

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

M. A. Soto; A. Denisov; X. Angulo-Vinuesa; S. Martin-Lopez; L. Thévenaz et al. 

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

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

X. Lu; M. A. Soto; L. 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. Schilt; R. Matthey; K. Hey Tow; L. Thévenaz; T. Südmeyer 

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

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

A. Dominguez-Lopez; M. A. Soto; S. Martin-Lopez; L. Thevenaz; M. 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-Ruiz; J. Pastor-Graells; H. F. Martins; K. Hey Tow; L. Thévenaz et al. 

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

Conference Papers

Closed-loop Controlled Brillouin Optical Time-Domain Analysis

Z. Yang; M. A. Soto; L. 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.

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

S. Schilt; R. Matthey; K. H. Tow; L. Thevenaz; T. 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.

All-optical flip-flop based on dynamic Brillouin gratings

M. A. Soto; A. Denisov; X. Angulo-Vinuesa; S. Martin-Lopez; L. 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.

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

P. Mergo; T. Nasilowski; B. Wajnchold; A. Pytel; A. Kolakowska et al. 

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

Distributed photothermal measurements of gas presence along holey optical fibers

A. Garcia-Ruiz; J. Pastor-Graells; H. F. Martins; K. H. Tow; L. Thevenaz et al. 

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

Erbium doped random fiber laser and fiber mixing effect

C. Yao; L. Thévenaz; C. S. Brès 

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

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

X. Lu; M. A. Soto; L. Thévenaz 

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. Alem; M. A. Soto; M. Tur; L. Thévenaz 

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. Soto; J. A. Ramirez; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

Z. Zhao; M. A. Soto; M. Tang; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

M. A. Soto; A. Denisov; X. Angulo-Vinuesa; S. Martin-Lopez; L. Thévenaz et al. 

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

Polarisation pulling in Brillouin optical time-domain analysers

M. A. Soto; M. Tur; A. Lopez-Gil; M. Gonzalez-Herraez; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

D. Chow; M. A. Soto; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

X. Lu; M. A. Soto; L. Thévenaz 

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

2016

Journal Articles

Distributed shape sensing using Brillouin scattering in multi-core fibers

Z. Zhao; M. A. Soto; M. Tang; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

A. Lopez-Gil; M. A. Soto; X. Angulo-Vinuesa; A. Dominguez-Lopez; S. Martin-Lopez et al. 

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

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

A. Denisov; M. A. Soto; L. Thévenaz 

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

Novel scanning method for distortion-free BOTDA measurements

A. Dominguez-Lopez; Z. Yang; M. A. Soto; X. Angulo-Vinuesa; S. Martin-Lopez et al. 

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

Spider silk thread as a fiber optic chemical sensor

L. Thévenaz; K. H. Tow; D. Chow; F. 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. Soto; J. A. Ramírez; L. Thévenaz 

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

Increasing robustness of bipolar pulse coding in Brillouin distributed fiber sensors

Z. Yang; M. A. Soto; L. Thévenaz 

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

Conference Papers

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

K. Hey Tow; D. M. Chow; F. Vollrath; I. Dicaire; T. Gheysens et al. 

2016. 25th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Jeju, South Korea, April 24-28. p. UNSP 103231E. DOI : 10.1117/12.2264438.

From spider webs to a fibre-optic chemical sensor

K. Hey Tow; D. Chow; F. Vollrath; I. Dicaire; T. Gheysens et al. 

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

Optimization of Detection Schemes in BOTDA

L. Zhang; M. A. Soto; Z. Wang; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

M. A. Soto; J. Ramírez; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

A. Dominguez-Lopez; M. A. Soto; S. Martin-Lopez; L. Thévenaz; M. Gonzalez-Herraez 

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

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

S. Schilt; K. Hey Tow; R. Mattey; M. Petersen; L. Thévenaz et al. 

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

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

K. Hey Tow; D. M. Chow; F. Vollrath; I. Dicaire; T. Gheysens et al. 

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

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

Z. Zhao; M. Soto; M. Tang; L. Thévenaz 

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.

Delamination monitoring using low frequency stress waves for laminated composites

P. Zhu; Z. Yang; W. Shi; Y. Li 

2016. 14th IMEKO TC10 Workshop on Technical Diagnostics “New Perspectives in Measurements, Tools and Techniques for system’s reliability, maintainability and safety”, Milano, Italy, June 27-28, 2016. p. 170-174.

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

K. Hey Tow; M. Llera; S. Le Floch; Y. Salvadé; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

X. Lu; M. A. Soto; L. Thévenaz 

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. Lu; M. A. Soto; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

X. Lu; M. A. Soto; L. Thévenaz 

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

Gain vs phase in BOTDA setups

A. Lopez-Gil; X. Angulo-Vinuesa; M. A. Soto; A. Dominguez-Lopez; S. Martin-Lopez et al. 

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

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

A. Dominguez-López; M. A. Soto; S. Martin-Lopez; M. Gonzalez-Herraez; L. Thévenaz 

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

Reaching millikelvin resolution in Raman distributed temperature sensing using image processing

M. A. Soto; J. A. Ramírez; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

K. Hey Tow; D. Chow; F. Vollrath; I. Dicaire; T. Gheysens et al. 

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

Novel Concepts and Recent Progress in Distributed Optical Fiber Sensing

L. Thevenaz; M. A. Soto 

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

Theses

Coherent Rayleigh time domain reflectometry

X. Lu / L. Thévenaz (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 2016. 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. 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. Thevenaz; M. Gonzalez Herraez; M. A. Soto Hernandez; H. F. Martins; X. Lu 

US2017307474; EP3194923; WO2016042507.

2016.

L. Thevenaz; M. Gonzalez Herraez; M. A. Soto Hernandez; H. F. Martins; X. Lu 

A method for reducing noise in measurements taken by a distributed sensor

J. A. Ramirez; M. A. Soto 

WO2016207776.

2016.

J. A. Ramirez; M. A. Soto 

2015

Journal Articles

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

M. Alem; M. A. Soto; L. 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. Soto; X. Lu; H. F. Martins; M. Gonzalez-Herraez; L. 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 

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.

Shedding light on the optical properties of spider silk fiber

D. M. Chow; K. H. Tow; F. Vollrath; I. Dicaire; T. Gheysens et al. 

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

Brillouin distributed fiber sensing at ultra-high spatial resolution

L. Thevenaz; A. Denisov; M. A. Soto 

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

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

M. Alem; M. A. Soto; L. Thévenaz; J. Urricelqui; M. Sagues et al. 

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

Fundamental aspects of linear slow light systems

L. Thévenaz 

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.

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

A. Dominguez-Lopez; Z. Yang; M. A. Soto Hernandez; X. Angulo-Vinuesa; S. Martin-Lopez et al. 

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

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

Z. Yang; M. A. Soto Hernandez; L. Thévenaz 

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

Sources of noise in Brillouin optical time-domain analyzers

J. Urricelqui; M. A. Soto Hernandez; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

J. Urricelqui; M. Alem; M. Sagues; L. Thévenaz; A. Loayssa et al. 

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

Intensifying Brillouin distributed fibre sensors using image processing

M. A. Soto Hernandez; J. A. Ramirez; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

S. Le Floch; Z. Yang; F. Sauser; M. A. Soto Hernandez; L. Thévenaz 

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

Spider silk: a novel optical fibre for biochemical sensing

K. Hey Tow; D. Chow; F. Vollrath; I. Dicaire; T. Gheysens et al. 

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

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

D. Chow; J. C. Tchahame Nougnihi; A. Denisov; J-C. Beugnot; T. Sylvestre et al. 

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

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

M. Alem; M. A. Soto; L. Thévenaz 

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

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. 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

System and method for producing optical sinc-shaped pulses

T. Schneider; C-s. Brès; L. Thévenaz; M. A. Soto Hernandez; M. M. Alem Karladani et al. 

US9395535; US2015323781.

2015.

T. Schneider; C-s. Brès; L. Thévenaz; M. A. Soto Hernandez; M. M. Alem Karladani et al. 

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

L. Thévenaz; M. A. Soto 

WO2015180786.

2015.

L. Thévenaz; M. A. Soto 

System and method for producing optical sinc-shaped pulses

T. Schneider; C. S. Brès; L. Thévenaz; M. A. Soto Hernandez; M. Alem et al. 

US9395535; US2015323781.

2015.

T. Schneider; C. S. Brès; L. Thévenaz; M. A. Soto Hernandez; M. Alem et al. 

2014

Journal Articles

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

M. A. Soto; A. L. Ricchiuti; L. Zhang; D. Barrera; S. Sales et al. 

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

Long Weak FBG Sensor Interrogation Using Microwave Photonics Filtering Technique

A. Lavinia Ricchiuti; D. Barrera; S. Sales; L. Thevenaz; J. Capmany 

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

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

F. Alishahi; A. Vedadi; T. M. P. Hoang; M. A. Soto; A. Denisov et al. 

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

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

M. A. Soto; X. Angulo-Vinuesa; S. Martin-Lopez; S-H. Chin; J. D. Ania-Castanon et al. 

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

Conference Papers

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

K. Hey Tow; I. Dicaire; S. Schilt; M. Petersen; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

S. Schilt; K. Hey Tow; M. Petersen; T. Südmeyer; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

M. A. Soto; L. Thévenaz 

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.

Distributed birefringence measurements using polarisation correlation in phase-sensitive OTDR

H. F. Martins; X. Lu; M. A. Soto; M. Gonzalez-Herraez; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

L. Thévenaz; M. A. Soto 

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

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

L. Zhang; M. A. Soto; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

J. Hervás Peralta; A. Ricchiuti; D. Barrera; S. Sales; L. Thévenaz et al. 

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

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

C. S. Brès; M. A. Soto; M. Alem; M. A. Shoaie; A. Vedadi et al. 

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.

The Making of a Good Brillouin Distributed Fiber Sensor

L. Thévenaz; M. A. Soto 

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

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

F. Gyger; E. Rochat; S. Chin; M. Niklès; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

A. L. Ricchiuti; D. Barrera; S. Sales; L. Thévenaz; J. Capmany 

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

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

L. Thévenaz; S. Chin; J. Sancho; S. Sales 

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

Next generation of optical fibre sensors: new concepts and perspectives

L. Thévenaz 

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

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

F. Alishahi; A. Vedadi; M. A. Shoaie; M. A. Soto; A. Denisov et al. 

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.

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

M. A. Soto; A. Lavinia Ricchiuti; L. Zhang; D. Barrera; S. Sales et al. 

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

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

M. Alem; M. A. Soto; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

A. Denisov; M. A. Soto; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

M. A. Soto; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

X. Lu; M. A. Soto; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

F. Alishahi; A. Vedadi; M. A. Soto; A. Denisov; K. Mehrany et al. 

2014. Optical Fiber Communication Conference, San Francisco, California, 2014. p. Th1H.4. DOI : 10.1364/OFC.2014.Th1H.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. Thévenaz; M. Gonzalez Herraez; S. Le Floch; S. Chin; F. Sauser 

WO2014177198.

2014.

L. Thévenaz; M. Gonzalez Herraez; S. Le Floch; S. Chin; F. Sauser 

2013

Journal Articles

Modeling and evaluating the performance of Brillouin distributed optical fiber sensors

M. A. Soto; L. Thévenaz 

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

Optical sinc-shaped Nyquist pulses of exceptional quality

M. A. Soto; M. Alem; M. A. Shoaie; A. Vedadi; C. S. Brès et al. 

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

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

A. L. Ricchiuti; D. Barrera; S. Sales; L. Thévenaz; J. Capmany 

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

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

C. Porzi; S. Chin; A. Trita; F. Fresi; G. Berrettini et al. 

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

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

A. Poulin; R. St-Gelais; A. L. Eichenberger; L. Thévenaz; Y-A. Peter 

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

Bipolar optical pulse coding for performance enhancement in BOTDA sensors

M. A. Soto; S. Le Floch; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

L. Thévenaz; S. Foaleng Mafang; J. Lin 

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

All-optical signal processing using dynamic Brillouin gratings

M. Santagiustina; S. Chin; N. Primerov; L. Ursini; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

J. Sancho; S. Chin; D. Barrera; S. Sales; L. Thévenaz 

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

Conference Papers

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

M. A. Soto; M. Alem; M. A. Shoaie; A. Vedadi; C. S. Brès et al. 

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.

Advanced Pulse Coding Techniques for Distributed Optical Fiber Sensors

M. A. Soto; L. Thévenaz 

2013. Frontiers in Optics, Orlando, Florida, USA, October 6-10, 2013. p. paper FW4I.3. DOI : 10.1364/FIO.2013.FW4I.3.

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

F. Alishahi; A. Vedadi; A. Denisov; M. A. Soto; K. Mehrany et al. 

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

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

M. A. Soto; M. Alem; M. A. Shoaie; A. Vedadi; C-S. Brès et al. 

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

Time gated phase-correlation distributed Brillouin fibre sensor

A. Denisov; M. A. Soto; L. Thévenaz 

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

Mitigating modulation instability in Brillouin distributed fibre sensors

M. A. Soto; M. Alem; W. Chen; L. Thévenaz 

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

Colour simplex coding for brillouin distributed sensors

S. Le Floch; F. Sauser; M. Llera; M. A. Soto; L. Thévenaz 

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

Brillouin distributed fibre sensing using phase modulated probe

X. Lu; M. A. Soto; M. Gonzalez Herraez; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

T. Schneider; M. A. Soto; M. Alem; M. A. Shoaie; L. Thévenaz et al. 

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

Generation of Nyquist sinc pulses using intensity modulators

M. A. Soto; M. Alem; M. A. Shoaie; A. Vedadi; L. Thévenaz et al. 

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. Alishahi; A. Vedadi; A. Denisov; M. A. Soto; K. Mehrany et al. 

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

Reviews

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

T. Sylvestre; M. W. Lee; D. M. Nguyen; B. Stiller; J-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. Primerov; L. Thévenaz 

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

Patents

Sensing systems and methods for distributed Brillouin sensing

S. Chin; L. Thévenaz 

US2015168253; EP2861939; WO2013185810; WO2013185938.

2013.

S. Chin; L. Thévenaz 

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

S. Chin; L. Thévenaz 

US9651418; EP2795260; US2014375980; EP2795260; CN104011508; WO2013093788.

2013.

S. Chin; L. Thévenaz 

2012

Journal Articles

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

I. Dicaire; A. De Rossi; S. Combrié; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

M. González-Herráez; S. Martin-Lopez; L. Thévenaz 

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

Random-access distributed fiber sensing

A. Zadok; Y. Antman; N. Primerov; A. Denisov; J. Sancho et al. 

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

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

Y. Antman; N. Primerov; J. Sancho Dura; L. Thévenaz; A. Zadok 

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

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

X. Angulo-Vinuesa; S. Martin-Lopez; J. Nuno; P. Corredera; J. D. Ania-Castanon et al. 

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

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

J. Sancho; N. Primerov; S. Chin; Y. Antman; A. 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. Lee; B. Stiller; J. Hauden; H. Maillotte; C. Roch et al. 

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

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

S. Chin; N. Primerov; L. Thévenaz 

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

Conference Papers

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

M. Santagiustina; L. Ursini; A. Galtarossa; F. Chiarello; L. Palmieri et al. 

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

All-optical storage and processing in optical fibers

L. Thévenaz; N. Primerov; S. Chin; Y. Antman; A. Denisov et al. 

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

Recent implementations of fiber and integrated tunable microwave photonics filters

J. Sancho; J. Lloret; N. Primerov; S. Sales; L. Thévenaz et al. 

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.

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

Y. Antman; N. Primerov; L. Thévenaz; A. Zadok 

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

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

I. Dicaire; A. De Rossi; S. Combrié; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

X. Angulo-Vinuesa; M. A. Soto; S. Martin-Lopez; S. Chin; J. D. Ania-Castanon et al. 

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

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

M. A. Soto; S. Le Floch; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

M. A. Soto; S. Chin; L. Thévenaz 

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

Rating the performance of a Brillouin distributed fiber sensor

L. Thévenaz; M. A. Soto 

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

Time/frequency coding for Brillouin distributed sensors

S. Le Floch; F. Sauser; M. A. Soto; L. Thévenaz 

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

Opto-acoustic coupling and Brillouin phenomena in microstructure optical fibers

H. Maillotte; J-C. Beugnot; B. Stiller; M. W. Lee; D. M. Nguyen et al. 

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

Brillouin distributed sensing using localized and stationary dynamic gratings

N. Primerov; Y. Antman; J. Sancho; A. Zadok; L. Thevenaz 

2012. Conference on Optical Sensing and Detection II, Brussels, BELGIUM, Apr 16-19, 2012. p. -. DOI : 10.1117/12.922976.

Gas Sensing using Material and Structural Slow Light Systems

L. Thévenaz; I. Dicaire; S. H. Chin; A. de Rossi 

2012. Optical Sensors, Monterey, California USA, June 25-28, 2012. p. paper STu2F.1.

Frequency-Agile Brillouin Optical Time-Domain Analysis Fibre Sensor

A. Denisov; L. Thévenaz 

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

Brillouin distributed sensing using localized and stationary dynamic gratings

N. Primerov; Y. Antman; J. Sancho Dura; A. Zadok; L. Thévenaz 

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. Antman; N. Primerov; J. Sancho Dura; L. Thévenaz; A. Zadok 

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

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

L. Thévenaz; I. Dicaire; S. H. Chin 

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

Variable delay using stationary and localized Brillouin dynamic gratings

Y. Antman; N. Primerov; J. Sancho Dura; L. Thévenaz; A. Zadok 

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

Kerr effect in structured superluminal media

X. Angulo-Vinuesa; S. Martin-Lopez; C. Caucheteur; D. Kinet; M. Wuilpart et al. 

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

Reviews

Slow Light Devices and Their Applications to Microwaves and Photonics

M. Santagiustina; G. Eisenstein; L. Thévenaz; J. Capmany; J. Mork et al. 

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

Tunable photonic delay lines in optical fibers

S. Chin; L. Thévenaz 

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

Der Licht-Turbo - mehr Tempo für Datennetze

L. Thévenaz; T. Schneider 

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

Theses

Optical Gas-Phase Frequency References Based on Photonic Crystal Technology

I. Dicaire / L. Thévenaz (Dir.)  

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

Patents

Distributed sensing employing stimulated Brillouin scattering in optical fibers

Y. Antman; L. Thévenaz; A. Zadok 

EP2710749; US9163958; EP2710749; US2014083197; EP2710749; WO2012156978.

2012.

Y. Antman; L. Thévenaz; A. Zadok 

Optical Fibre optimized for the Reduction of Nonlinear effects

L. Thévenaz 

BR112013013913; US2014050449; EP2649479; CN103299222; WO2012077070; CA2819314; WO2012077070.

2012.

L. Thévenaz 

2011

Journal Articles

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

Z. Shmilovitch; N. Primerov; A. Zadok; A. Eyal; S. Chin et al. 

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

On-chip stimulated Brillouin scattering

R. Pant; C. G. Poulton; D-Y. Choi; H. Mcfarlane; S. Hile et al. 

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

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

J-C. Beugnot; M. Tur; S. Foaleng Mafang; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

S. Foaleng Mafang; F. Rodríguez-Barrios; S. Martin-Lopez; M. González-Herráez; L. Thévenaz 

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

Conference Papers

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

L. Thévenaz; S. Foaleng Mafang; S. H. Chin; N. Primerov; K-Y. Song 

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

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

M. W. Lee; B. Stiller; J. Hauden; H. Maillotte; L. Thévenaz et al. 

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.

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

S. Chin; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

L. Thévenaz; N. Primerov; S. Chin; M. Santagiustina 

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

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

S. Chin; N. Primerov; S. Sales; L. Thévenaz 

2011. 12th European Quantum Electronics Conference CLEO EUROPE/EQEC, Munich, Germany, 22-26 05 2011. p. CD_P8. DOI : 10.1109/CLEOE.2011.5942744.

Ultra-long range distributed fibre sensing using virtually transparent propagation

M. Gonzalez-Herraez; S. Martin-Lopez; M. Alcon-Camas; P. Corredera; L. Thévenaz et al. 

2011. 12th European Quantum Electronics Conference CLEO EUROPE/EQEC, Munich, Germany, 22-26 05 2011. p. CH6_1. DOI : 10.1109/CLEOE.2011.5943077.

On-chip stimulated Brillouin scattering

R. Pant; C. Poulton; H. MacFarlane; L. Thévenaz; D-Y. Choi et al. 

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

Structural slow light can enhance Beer-Lambert absorption

I. Dicaire; S. H. Chin; L. Thévenaz 

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. Chin; N. Primerov; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

S. H. Chin; T-J. Ahn; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

N. Primerov; S. H. Chin; L. Thévenaz; L. Ursini; M. Santagiustina 

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. Chin; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

C. Porzi; S. H. Chin; A. Trita; F. Fresi; G. Berrettini et al. 

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.

Raman-assisted BOTDA sensors

J. D. Ania-Castanon; S. Martin-Lopez; M. Alcon-Camas; F. Rodriguez-Barrios; A. Carrasco-Sanz et al. 

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

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

L. Thévenaz; S. Foaleng Mafang; J. Lin 

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

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

S. Foaleng Mafang; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

L. Thévenaz; S. Foaleng Mafang; J. Lin 

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

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

Z. Shmilovich; A. Eyal; M. Tur; A. Zadok; N. Primerov et al. 

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

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

X. Angulo-Vinuesa; S. Martin-Lopez; J. Nuno; P. Corredera; J. D. Ania-Castanon et al. 

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

Slow light fiber systems in microwave photonics

L. Thévenaz; S. H. Chin; P. Berger; J. Bourderionnet; S. Sales et al. 

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

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

M. Gonzalez Herraez; L. Thévenaz 

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

Polarization attributes of stimulated Brillouin scattering slow light in fiber

A. Zadok; A. Eyal; M. Tur; L. Thévenaz 

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

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. Berghmans; J. Dudley; S. Février; T. Geernaert; G. Gentry et al. 

Lausanne, Switzerland: EPFL Press, distributed by CRC Press, 2011.

Theses

Brillouin Echoes for Advanced Distributed Sensing in Optical Fibres

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

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

Book Chapters

Inelastic Scatterings and Applications to Distributed Sensing

L. Thévenaz; L. Thévenaz 

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

2010

Journal Articles

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

J. Sancho; S. Chin; M. Sagues; A. Loayssa; J. Lloret et al. 

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

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

S. Chin; L. Thévenaz; J. Sancho; S. Sales; J. Capmany et al. 

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

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

S. M. Foaleng; M. Tur; J. C. Beugnot; L. Thévenaz 

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

Photonic crystal fiber mapping using Brillouin echoes distributed sensing

B. Stiller; S. M. Foaleng; J-C. Beugnot; M. W. Lee; M. Delqué et al. 

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

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

I. Dicaire; J-C. Beugnot; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

S. Martin-Lopez; M. Alcon-Camas; F. Rodriguez; P. Corredera; J. D. Ania-Castañon et al. 

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

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

M. A. Soto; G. Bolognini; F. Di Pasquale; L. Thévenaz 

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

Distributed Brillouin Fiber Sensor Assisted by First-Order Raman Amplification

F. Rodriguez-Barrios; S. Martin-Lopez; A. Carrasco-Sanz; P. Corredera; J. D. Ania-Castan et al. 

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

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

K. Y. Song; S. Chin; N. Primerov; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

T. Sperber; A. Eyal; M. Tur; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

M. Gonzalez-Herraez; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

M. A. Soto; G. Bolognini; F. Di Pasquale; L. Thévenaz 

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

Conference Papers

True Time Reversal through Dynamic Brillouin Gratings in Polarization Maintaining Fibers

S. Chin; N. Primerov; K. Y. Song; L. Thévenaz; M. Santagiustina et al. 

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

On-chip stimulated Brillouin scattering

R. Pant; C. Poulton; H. McFarlane; L. Thévenaz; D-Y. Choi et al. 

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

Recent advancement of slow light in microwave photonics applications

S. Chin; L. Thévenaz 

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.

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

S. Martin Lopez; F. Rodriguez Barrios; A. Carrasco Sanz; P. Corredera; A. Castañon et al. 

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

Optimized conditions for gas light interaction in photonic crystal fibres

I. Dicaire; J-C. Beugnot; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

S. Foaleng Mafang; F. Rodriguez Barrios; S. Martin Lopez; M. González Herráez; L. Thévenaz 

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

Recent progress towards centimetric spatial resolution in distributed fibre sensing

L. Thévenaz; S. Foaleng Mafang; K-Y. Song; S. H. Chin; J-C. Beugnot et al. 

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

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

J-C. Beugnot; B. Stiller; S. M. Foaleng; M. W. Lee; M. Delque et al. 

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.

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

J. Sancho; S. Chin; M. Sagues; A. Loayssa; J. Lloret et al. 

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.

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

L. Thévenaz; S. M. Foaleng; K-Y. Song; S. Chin; N. Primerov et al. 

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.

Simple source for broadband Brillouin slow light in optical fibers

S. Chin; L. Thévenaz 

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. Chin; N. Primerov; L. Thévenaz 

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.

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

B. Stiller; J-C. Beugnot; S. F. Mafang; M. W. Lee; M. Delque et al. 

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.

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

F. Rodríguez-Barrios; S. Martín-López; A. Carrasco-Sanz; P. Corredera; J. D. Ania-Castañón et al. 

2010. Optical Sensors, Karlsruhe, Germany, June 21, 2010.

True Time Reversal via Dynamic Brillouin Gratings in Polarization Maintaining Fibers

S. H. Chin; N. Primerov; K-Y. Song; L. Thévenaz; M. Santagiustina et al. 

2010. Nonlinear Photonics (NP), Karlsruhe, Germany, June 21, 2010.

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

B. Stiller; M. Delqué; M. W. Lee; F. S. M.; J-C. Beugnot et al. 

2010. Photonics Europe 2010, Brussels, Belgium, 14 April 2010 . DOI : 10.1117/12.854537.

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

N. Primerov; S. H. Chin; K-Y. Song; L. Thévenaz 

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

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. Thévenaz; S. Chin 

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

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

S. Chin; M. Gonzalez-Herraez; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

A. Zadok; S. Chin; L. Thévenaz; E. Zilka; A. Eyal et al. 

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

Physical limits to broadening compensation in a linear slow light system

M. Gonzalez Herraez; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

S. Chin; L. Thévenaz 

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

Conference Papers

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

J-C. Beugnot; L. Thévenaz 

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

Experimental verification of the effect of slow light on molecular absorption

L. Thévenaz; S. Chin; I. Dicaire; J-C. Beugnot; S. Foaleng Mafang et al. 

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

Role of microstructure on guided acoustic wave Brillouin scattering in photonic crystal fibers

J-C. Beugnot; T. Sylvestre; E. Carry; H. Maillotte; G. Melin et al. 

2009. Photonic Crystal Fibers III, Prague, Czech Republic, p. 73570S-73570S-10. DOI : 10.1117/12.821100.

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

M. A. Soto; G. Bolognini; F. Di Pasquale; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

K-Y. Song; S. Chin; N. Primerov; L. Thévenaz 

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

Optimized configuration for high resolution distributed sensing using Brillouin echoes

S. Foaleng-Mafang; J-C. Beugnot; L. Thévenaz 

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

Optical sampling technique applied to high resolution distributed fibre sensors

S. Foaleng-Mafang; J-C. Beugnot; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

M. A. Soto; G. Bolognini; F. Di Pasquale; L. Thévenaz 

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

Study of a progressive failure in soil using BEDS

M. Iten; A. M. Puzrin; D. Hauswirth; S. Foaleng-Mafang; J-C. Beugnot et al. 

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. Habel; I. Baumann; F. Berghmans; K. Borzycki; C. Chojetzki et al. 

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

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

L. Thévenaz; J-C. Beugnot 

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

Slow and Fast Light in Optical Fibers: Review and Perspectives

L. Thévenaz 

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.

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

M. Tur; A. Zadok; E. Zilka; A. Eyal; L. Thévenaz 

2009. Slow and Fast Light, Waikiki HI, USA, p. SMC2.

Slow Light and Fast Light in Optical Fiber

L. Thévenaz 

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

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

A. Zadok; E. Zilka; A. Eyal; L. Thévenaz; M. Tur 

2009.  p. OMP4.

Polarization Evolution of Stimulated Brillouin Scattering Amplified Signals in Standard Fibers

A. Zadok; E. Zilka; A. Eyal; L. Thévenaz; M. Tur 

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.

Polarization Dependent Pulse Distortion in Stimulated Brillouin Scattering Slow Light Systems

A. Zadok; S. Chin; E. Zilka; A. Eyal; L. Thévenaz et al. 

2009.  p. PDPC1.

Brillouin Distributed Fibre Sensing: State of the Art and Perspectives

L. Thévenaz 

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

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

I. Dicaire; J-C. Beugnot; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

S. Chin; M. Gonzalez-Herraez; L. Thévenaz 

2009.  p. JWB2.

Material Slow Light Does Not Enhance Beer-Lambert Absorption

S. Chin; I. Dicaire; J-C. Beugnot; S. Foaleng-Mafang; M. Gonzalez-Herraez et al. 

2009.  p. SMA3.

Potentialities of slow and fast light in optical fibers

L. Thévenaz; M. Gonzalez Herraez; S-H. Chin 

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.

Theses

Governing the speed of a light signal in optical fibers

S. H. Chin / L. Thévenaz (Dir.)  

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

Reports

Guideline for Use of Fibre Optic Sensors

W. R. Habel; I. Baumann; F. Berghmans; K. Borzycki; C. Chojetzki et al. 

2009

2008

Journal Articles

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

A. Zadok; E. Zilka; A. Eyal; L. Thévenaz; M. Tur 

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

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

S. Schilt; R. Matthey; D. Kauffmann-Werner; C. Affolderbach; G. Mileti et al. 

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

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

S. Diaz; S. Mafang-Foaleng; M. Lopez-Amo; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

S. Chin; M. Gonzalez-Herraez; L. Thévenaz 

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

Molecular relaxation effects in hydrogen chloride photoacoustic detection

J. P. Besson; S. Schilt; L. 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. 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.

Distributed fiber sensing using Brillouin echoes - art. no. 70043N

L. Thevenaz; S. F. Mafang 

2008. 19th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, Perth, AUSTRALIA, Apr 15-18, 2008. p. N43-N43.

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

P. Y. Zhu; Y. Zhou; L. Thévenaz; G. L. Jiang 

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

All-Optical Polarization Control through Brillouin Amplification

L. Thévenaz; A. Zadok; A. Eyal; M. Tur 

2008. Optical Fiber Communication Conference, San Diego, California United States, February 24-28, 2008. p. Paper OML7.

Distributed fiber sensing using Brillouin echoes

L. Thévenaz; S. M. Foaleng 

2008. 19th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, Perth, AUSTRALIA, Apr 15-18, 2008. p. N43-N43. DOI : 10.1117/12.786283.

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

L. Thévenaz; S. Chin 

2008.  p. paper STuC5.

Effect of pulse chirp on distributed Brillouin fiber sensing

C. A. Galindez; L. Thévenaz 

2008.  p. 70044J-4. DOI : 10.1117/12.786111.

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

J. P. Dakin; S. Chin; L. Thévenaz 

2008.  p. 70046L-4. DOI : 10.1117/12.801233.

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

S. Chin; L. Thévenaz 

2008.  p. Paper SMC3.

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

S. Chin; L. Thévenaz 

2008.  p. Paper JMB10.

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. 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

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

P. Zhu; L. Thévenaz; Y. Leng; Y. 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. Vedadi; D. Alasia; E. Lantz; H. Maillotte; L. Thévenaz et al. 

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

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

S. Chin; M. Gonzalez-Herraez; L. Thévenaz 

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

Complete experimental characterization of stimulated Brillouin scattering in photonic crystal fiber

J-C. Beugnot; T. Sylvestre; D. Alasia; H. Maillotte; V. Laude et al. 

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

Conference Papers

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

S. Chin; M. Gonzalez-Herraez; L. Thévenaz 

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. Thévenaz; S. Chin; M. Gonzalez-Herraez 

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

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

L. Thévenaz; S. F. Mafang; M. Nikles 

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. Mattiello; M. Gyger; L. Thévenaz 

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

Molecular relaxation effects on hydrogen chloride photoacoustic detection

J-P. Besson; S. Schilt; L. Thévenaz 

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

Distributed Measurement of Brillouin gain spectrum in photonic crystal fibre

J-C. Beugnot; T. Sylvestre; H. Maillotte; V. Laude; N. Traynor et al. 

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

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

L. Thévenaz; K-Y. Song; S-H. Chin; M. A. Gonzalez-Herraez 

2007.  p. 1-6.

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

M. Gonzalez-Herraez; O. Esteban; F. B. Naranjo; L. Thévenaz 

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

High performance Brillouin distributed fibre sensor

S. Diaz; S. M. Foaleng; M. Lopez-Amo; L. Thévenaz 

2007. Napoli, Italy, p. 661938. DOI : 10.1117/12.738661.

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

S. Chin; L. Thévenaz; M. Gonzalez-Herraez 

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.

2006

Journal Articles

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

L. Thévenaz; K. Y. Song; M. 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. Song; K. S. Abedin; K. Hotate; M. González Herráez; L. Thévenaz 

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

Wavelength modulation photoacoustic spectroscopy: Theoretical description and experimental results

S. Schilt; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

S. Schilt; J. P. Besson; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

M. Mattiello; M. Nikles; S. Schilt; L. Thévenaz; A. 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.

Diode laser frequency stabilisation for water-vapour differential absorption sensing

R. Matthey; S. Schilt; D. Werner; C. Affolderbach; L. 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.

Arbitrary-bandwidth Brillouin slow light in optical fibers

M. González Herráez; K. Y. Song; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

S. Chin; M. Gonzalez-Herraez; L. Thévenaz 

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

Sub-ppm multi-gas photoacoustic sensor

J-P. Besson; S. Schilt; L. 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.

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

J. P. Besson; S. Schilt; F. Sauser; E. Rochat; P. 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.

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

J. P. Besson; S. Schilt; E. Rochat; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

D. Alasia; A. Fernandez Fernandez; L. Abrardi; B. Brichard; L. Thévenaz 

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

Distributed fiber-optic temperature sensing for hydrologic systems

J. S. Selker; L. Thévenaz; H. Huwald; A. Mallet; W. Luxemburg et al. 

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

Conference Papers

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

R. Matthey; C. Affolderbach; G. Mileti; S. Schilt; D. Werner et al. 

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

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

L. Thévenaz; M. González Herráez; K-Y. Song; S-H. Chin 

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

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

A. Vedadi; D. Alasia; E. Lantz; H. Maillotte; L. Thévenaz et al. 

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

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

K. S. Abedin; K. Y. Song; L. Thévenaz; M. Gonzalez Herraez; K. Hotate 

2006. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Long Beach, California United States, May 21, 2006. p. CPDA9.

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

L. Thevenaz; S-H. Chin; K-Y. Song; M. Gonzalez-Herraez 

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

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

J-P. Besson; S. Schilt; F. Sauser; E. Rochat; P. Hamel et al. 

2006. Optical Fiber Sensors, Cancun, Mexico, October 23, 2006. p. WB8. DOI : 10.1364/OFS.2006.WB8.

Progress in Brillouin Slow Light and Its Impact in Fiber Sensing

M. Gonzalez Herraez; K-Y. Song; S. H. Chin; L. Thévenaz 

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

Review and Progress on Distributed Fibre Sensing

L. Thévenaz 

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

Brillouin Optical Time Domain Analysis of Fiber Optic Parametric Amplifiers

A. Vedadi; D. Alasia; E. Lantz; H. Maillotte; L. Thévenaz et al. 

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. Thévenaz; S-H. Chin; M. Gonzalez-Herraez 

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

Flexible Slow and Fast Light in Optical Fibers

L. Thevenaz; S-H. Chin; K-Y. Song; M. Gonzalez-Herraez 

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

Broad-bandwidth Brillouin slow light in optical fibers

M. Gonzalez Herraez; K-Y. Song; L. Thévenaz 

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.

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

P. Dainesi; K. E. Moselund; L. Thévenaz; A. M. Ionescu 

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

Reviews

Slowing light in optical fibres sees fast progress

L. Thévenaz; M. Gonzalez-Herraez 

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

Theses

Photoacoustic spectroscopy for multi-gas sensing using near infrared lasers

J-P. Besson / L. Thévenaz (Dir.)  

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

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

D. Alasia / L. Thévenaz (Dir.)  

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

2005

Journal Articles

Health Monitoring for Large Structures using Brillouin Distributed Sensing

L. Thévenaz; K-T. Chang; M. Niklès 

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

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

K-Y. Song; M. Gonzalez Herraez; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

K. Y. Song; M. Gonzalez Herraez; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

K. Y. Song; M. Gonzalez Herraez; L. Thévenaz 

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

Long optically controlled delays in optical fibers

K. Y. Song; M. Gonzalez Herraez; L. Thévenaz 

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

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

S. Schilt; J. P. Besson; L. Thévenaz 

Journal De Physique Iv. 2005. Vol. 125, p. 7-10. DOI : 10.1051/jp4:2005125002.

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

A. Minardo; R. Bernini; L. Zeni; L. Thévenaz; F. Briffod 

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

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

M. Gonzalez-Herraez; K-Y. Song; L. Thévenaz 

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

Conference Papers

Wide Control of the Group Velocity of Light in Optical Fibers

M. Gonzalez-Herraez; K-Y. Song; L. Thévenaz 

2005. Nonlinear Guided Waves and Their Applications, Dresden, Germany, 2005. p. WC3. DOI : 10.1364/NLGW.2005.WC3.

Negative Group Velocity of Light in Optical Fibers

M. González-Herráez; K-Y. Song; L. Thévenaz 

2005. Frontiers in Optics, Tucson, Arizona, 2005. p. LWB2. DOI : 10.1364/LS.2005.LWB2.

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

S. Schilt; D. Werner; L. Thévenaz; R. Matthey; C. Affolderbach et al. 

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

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

M. Mattiello; M. Nikles; S. Schilt; L. Thévenaz; A. Sahli et al. 

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. Besson; S. Schilt; L. Thévenaz 

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. Thévenaz; S. Kwang-Yong; M. G. Herraez 

2005.  p. 7-8.

Optically controlled delays in optical fibres using Brillouin-generated slow and fast light

K-Y. Song; M. G. Herraez; L. Thévenaz 

2005.  p. 142-145. DOI : 10.1117/12.623603.

Accurate mapping of chromatic dispersion distribution along optical fibres with spatial resolution below 100 m

K-Y. Song; M. G. Herraez; L. Thévenaz 

2005.  p. 968-971. DOI : 10.1117/12.623821.

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

S. Schilt; J. P. Besson; L. Thévenaz; M. Gyger 

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

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

S. Schilt; J. P. Besson; L. Thévenaz 

2005. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, p. 7-10. DOI : 10.1051/jp4:2005125002.

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

R. Matthey; C. Affolderbach; G. Mileti; S. Schilt; D. Werner et al. 

2005.  p. 462.

Sup-ppb ammonia detection based on photoacoustic spectroscopy

J. P. Besson; S. Schilt; L. Thévenaz 

2005.  p. 415-418. DOI : 10.1117/12.623666.

Detrimental effect of modulation instability on distributed optical fiber sensors using stimulated Brillouin scattering

D. Alasia; M. G. Herraez; L. Abrardi; S. Martin-Lopez; L. Thévenaz 

2005.  p. 587-590. DOI : 10.1117/12.624278.

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

D. Alasia; A. F. Fernandez; B. Brichard; L. Abrardi; L. Thévenaz 

2005.  p. 180-183. DOI : 10.1117/12.623703.

Scaling SOI photonics to micron and sub-micron devices

P. Dainesi; K. E. Moselund; M. Mazza; L. Thévenaz; A. M. Ionescu 

2005. Opto-Ireland 2005: Nanotechnology and Nanophotonics, Dublin, Ireland, 2005. p. 13-22.

Book Chapters

FIBER AND GUIDED WAVE OPTICS | Dispersion

L. Thévenaz 

Encyclopedia of Modern Optics; Oxford: Elsevier, 2005. p. 432-440.

2004

Journal Articles

Novel schemes for optical signal generation using laser injection locking with application to Brillouin sensing

L. Thévenaz; S. Le Floch; D. Alasia; J. Troger 

Measurement Science and Technology. 2004. Vol. 15, num. 8, p. 1519-1524. DOI : 10.1088/0957-0233/15/8/015.

Application of antimonide diode lasers in photoacoustic spectroscopy

S. Schilt; A. Vicet; R. Werner; M. Mattiello; L. 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.

Ammonia monitoring at trace level using photoacoustic spectroscopy in industrial and environmental applications

S. Schilt; L. Thévenaz; M. Nikles; L. Emmenegger; C. 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.

Experimental method based on wavelength-modulation spectroscopy for the characterization of semiconductor lasers under direct modulation

S. Schilt; L. Thévenaz 

Applied Optics. 2004. Vol. 43, num. 22, p. 4446-53. DOI : 10.1364/AO.43.004446.

Simultaneous position-resolved mapping of chromatic dispersion and Brillouin shift along single-mode optical fibers

M. Gonzalez-Herraez; L. Thévenaz 

IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 2004. Vol. 16, num. 4, p. 1128-1130. DOI : 10.1109/LPT.2004.824926.

Multi-gas sensing based on photoacoustic spectroscopy using tunable laser diodes

J-P. Besson; S. Schilt; L. 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.

A novel all-fibre configuration for a flexible polarimetric current sensor

D. Alasia; L. Thévenaz 

Measurement Science and Technology. 2004. Vol. 15, num. 8, p. 1525-1530. DOI : 10.1088/0957-0233/15/8/016.

Conference Papers

Laser frequency stabilization to water vapour absorption lines using direct- and offset-locking techniques

D. Werner; S. Schilt; L. Thévenaz; G. Mileti; C. Affolderbach et al. 

2004. 105. Tagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für angewandte Optik, Bad Kreuznach, Germany, June 2-5, 2004. p. P51.

Individually ventilated cages microclimate monitoring using photoacoustic spectroscopy

J-P. Besson; M. Gyger; S. Schilt; L. Thévenaz 

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. Besson; S. Schilt; L. Thévenaz 

2004. 4. Konferenz über Optische Analysenmesstechnik in Industrie und Umwelt (OPTAM’04), Düsseldorf, Germany, October 7-8, 2004. p. 189-196.

Generation of high-quality signals for optical sensing using DFB lasers injection locking

L. Thévenaz; D. Alasia; S. Le Floch; J. Troger 

2004. Santander, Spain, p. 556-559. DOI : 10.1117/12.566714.

Fibre-coupled photoacoustic sensor for sub-ppm methane monitoring

S. Schilt; J-P. Besson; L. Thévenaz 

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 Herraez; L. Thévenaz 

2004. Santander, Spain, p. 468-471. DOI : 10.1117/12.566638.

Optics and electronics on the same Si substrate

P. Dainesi; A. M. Ionescu; M. Mazza; L. Thévenaz 

2004. 

2003

Journal Articles

Brillouin fiber laser pumped by a DFB laser diode

J. C. Yong; L. Thévenaz; B. Y. Kim 

Journal of Lightwave Technology. 2003. Vol. 21, num. 2, p. 546-554. DOI : 10.1109/JLT.2003.808768.

Wavelength modulation spectroscopy: combined frequency and intensity laser modulation

S. Schilt; L. Thévenaz; P. Robert 

Applied Optics. 2003. Vol. 42, num. 33, p. 6728-38. DOI : 10.1364/AO.42.006728.

An optical fibre sensor for dynamic deformation measurements based on the intensity modulation of a low-coherence source

S. Lloret; P. Rastogi; D. Inaudi; L. 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 Herraez; L. Thévenaz; P. Robert 

Optics Letters. 2003. Vol. 28, num. 22, p. 2210-2212. DOI : 10.1364/OL.28.002210.

Measurement of dynamic deformations using a path unbalance Michelson interferometer based optical fiber sensing device

S. Lloret; P. Rastogi; L. Thévenaz; D. Inaudi 

Optical Engineering. 2003. Vol. 42, num. 3, p. 662-669. DOI : 10.1117/1.1543563.

Conference Papers

A Novel All-Fiber Configuration for a Flexible Polarimetric Current Sensor

D. Alasia; L. Thévenaz 

2003. 16th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Nara, Japan, October 13-17, 2003. p. 312-315.

Monitoring of large structures for safety issues using Brillouin distributed sensing

L. Thévenaz; K-T. Chang; M. Niklès 

2003. 16th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Nara, Japan, October 13-17, 2003. p. 506-509.

Correlation-based Brillouin sensing using an injection-locking technique

S. Le Floch; L. Thévenaz 

2003. 16th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Nara, Japan, October 13-17, 2003. p. 286-289.

Novel configurations based on laser injection locking applied to Brillouin fibre sensing

L. Thévenaz; S. Le Floch; D. Alasia 

2003. 16th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Nara, Japan, October 13-17, 2003. p. 280-284.

Brillouin gain spectrum characterization in optical fibres from 1 to 1000 K

L. Thévenaz; A. Fellay; W. Scandale 

2003. 16th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Nara, Japan, October 13-17, 2003. p. 38-41.

Application of antimonide diode lasers in photoacoustic spectroscopy

S. Schilt; L. Thévenaz; A. Vicet; A. Perona; P. Grech et al. 

2003. 4th International Conference on Tunable Diode Laser Spectroscopy, TDLS-2003, Zermatt, Switzerland, July 12-18, 2003. p. 70.

Multi gas sensing based on photoacoustic spectroscopy by using tunable diode lasers

J-P. Besson; S. Schilt; L. Thévenaz; P. Robert 

2003. 4th International Conference on Tunable Diode Laser Spectroscopy, TDLS-2003, Zermatt, Switzerland, July 12-18, 2003. p. 52.

Photoacoustic spectroscopy in industrial applications

S. Schilt; L. Thévenaz; P. Robert; M. Nikles 

2003. 4th International Conference on Tunable Diode Laser Spectroscopy, TDLS-2003, Zermatt, Switzerland, July 12-18, 2003. p. 13.

Chromatic dispersion mapping by sensing the power distribution of four-wave mixing along the fiber using Brillouin probing

M. Gonzalez Herraez; L. Thévenaz; S. Le Floch; P. Robert; P. Corredera 

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.

A Novel SOI Schottky Electro-optical Modulator for Ghz High-Speed Switching

M. Mazza; L. Thévenaz; P. Robert; M. Declercq; A. M. Ionescu 

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.

Theses

Structures innovantes pour capteurs optiques de courant électrique

F. Briffod / L. Thévenaz (Dir.)  

Lausanne: EPFL, 2003. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-2664.

Patents

An optical modulator

L. Thévenaz; P. Dainesi 

WO03048845; AU2002365729; WO03048845.

2003.

L. Thévenaz; P. Dainesi 

2002

Journal Articles

Ethylene spectroscopy using a quasi-room-temperature quantum cascade laser

S. Schilt; L. Thévenaz; P. A. Robert; E. 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

Brillouin optical fiber sensor for cryogenic thermometry

L. Thévenaz; A. Fellay; M. Facchini; W. Scandale; M. Nikles et al. 

2002.  p. 22-27. DOI : 10.1117/12.472623.

Brillouin-based temperature sensing in optical fibres down to 1 K

A. Fellay; L. Thévenaz; J. P. Garcia; M. Facchini; W. Scandale et al. 

2002. Portland, OR, USA, p. 301-4. DOI : 10.1109/OFS.2002.1000562.

2-laser injection-locking configuration for Brillouin fibre sensors

M. Facchini; L. Thévenaz; J. Troger; P. Robert 

2002. Portland, OR, USA, p. 313-16. DOI : 10.1109/OFS.2002.1000566.

Extreme current measurements using a fibre optics current sensor

F. Briffod; D. Alasia; L. Thévenaz; G. Cuenoud; P. Robert 

2002. Portland, OR, USA, p. 607-611. DOI : 10.1109/OFS.2002.1012109.

3-D integrable optoelectronic devices for telecommunications ICs

P. Dainesi; A. M. Ionescu; L. Thévenaz; K. Banerjee; M. J. Declercq et al. 

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. Scandale; M. Facchini; L. Thévenaz 

AT398281; EP1393033; US2004208413; EP1393033; WO02093120.

2002.

W. Scandale; M. Facchini; L. Thévenaz 

2001

Journal Articles

Intensity modulation in two Mach-Zehnder interferometers using plasma dispersion in silicon-on-insulator

P. Dainesi; L. Thévenaz; P. 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. Thévenaz; M. Facchini; A. Fellay; M. Nikles; P. Robert 

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. Dainesi; L. Thévenaz; P. Robert 

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. Dainesi; L. Thévenaz; P. Fluckiger; C. Hibert; G. Racine et al. 

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. Briffod; L. Thévenaz; P-A. Nicati; A. Kung; P. A. Robert 

IEICE Transactions on Electronics. 2000. Vol. E83-C, num. 3, p. 331-335.

Conference Papers

Trace gas measurement using IR laser diodes

S. Schilt; L. Thévenaz; P. Robert 

2000. Trends in Optical Non-destructive Testing, Lugano, Switzerland, June 3-5, 2000.

Performance and stability of a field fibre optics current sensor

F. Briffod; L. Thévenaz; P. Robert 

2000.  p. 344-347.

1999

Journal Articles

Frequency-sweep generation by resonant self-injection locking

J. Troger; L. Thévenaz; P. 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. Troger; L. Thévenaz; P. A. Nicati; P. 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. Troger; P. A. Nicati; L. Thévenaz; P. A. Robert 

IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics. 1999. Vol. 35, num. 1, p. 32-8. DOI : 10.1109/3.737616.

Conference Papers

Limitation of Brillouin time-domain analysis by Raman scattering

A. Fellay; L. Thévenaz; M. Facchini; P. Robert 

1999. 5th Optical Fibre Measurement Conference OFMC'99, Nantes, France, 22-24 September 1999. p. 110-113.

Tensile tests on optical fibre cables using distributed Brillouin analysis

M. Facchini; L. Thévenaz; A. Fellay; P. Robert 

1999. 5th Optical Fibre Measurement Conference OFMC'99, Nantes, France, 22-24 September 1999. p. 106-109.

Monitoring of large structure using distributed Brillouin fibre sensing

L. Thévenaz; M. Facchini; A. Fellay; P. Robert; D. Inaudi et al. 

1999. 13th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Kyongju, South Korea, April 12-16, 1999. p. 345-348.

Loss and gyroscopic sensing using Rayleigh scattering in a fiber ring resonator

A. Kung; L. Thévenaz; A. Robert 

1999. 13th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Kyongju, South Korea, April 12-16, 1999. p. 82-85.

Polarimetric current sensor using a in-line 22.5 degree Faraday rotator

F. Briffod; L. Thévenaz; P. A. Nicati; A. Kueng; P. Robert 

1999. 13th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Kyongju, South Korea, April 12-16, 1999. p. 374-377.

Optical fiber sensing of strain in synthetic fiber tension members: recent results

D. G. Uttamchandani; A. Sass; B. Culshaw; M. S. Overington; M. Parsey et al. 

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.

Distributed sensing of strain in synthetic fiber rope and cable constructions using optical fiber sensors

D. G. Uttamchandani; B. Culshaw; M. S. Overington; M. Parsey; M. Facchini et al. 

1999.  p. 273-275. DOI : 10.1117/12.372968.

Distributed optical fibre sensing in synthetic fibre ropes and cables

D. Uttamchandani; B. Culshaw; M. S. Overington; M. Parsey; M. Facchini et al. 

1999. 13th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Kyongju, South Korea, April 12-16, 1999. p. 8-11.

1998

Conference Papers

Novel measurement scheme for injection locking experiments with semiconductor lasers

J. Troger; P. A. Nicati; L. Thévenaz; P. A. Robert 

1998.  p. 281.

Electrostrictive nonlinearity in optical fiber deduced from Brillouin gain measurements

L. Thévenaz; A. Kueng; M. Nikles; P. Robert 

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. Thévenaz; M. Nikles; A. Fellay; M. Facchini; P. A. Robert 

1998.  p. 374-381. DOI : 10.1117/12.323342.

Truly distributed strain and temperature sensing using embedded optical fibers

L. Thévenaz; M. Nikles; A. Fellay; M. Facchini; P. A. Robert 

1998.  p. 301-314. DOI : 10.1117/12.316986.

1997

Journal Articles

Brillouin gain spectrum characterization in single-mode optical fibers

M. Nikles; L. Thévenaz; P. A. Robert 

Journal of Lightwave Technology. 1997. Vol. 15, num. 10, p. 1842-1851. DOI : 10.1109/50.633570.

Polarization analysis of Brillouin scattering in a circularly birefringent fiber ring resonator

A. Kung; L. Thévenaz; P. A. Robert 

Journal of Lightwave Technology. 1997. Vol. 15, num. 6, p. 977-982. DOI : 10.1109/50.588670.

Rayleigh fiber optics gyroscope

A. Kung; J. Budin; L. Thévenaz; P. A. Robert 

IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 1997. Vol. 9, num. 7, p. 973-5. DOI : 10.1109/68.593370.

Optical fiber ring resonator characterization by optical time-domain reflectometry

A. Kung; J. Budin; L. Thévenaz; P. A. Robert 

Optics Letters. 1997. Vol. 22, num. 2, p. 90-92. DOI : 10.1364/OL.22.000090.

Conference Papers

A novel surveillance system for installed fiber optics cables using stimulated Brillouin interaction

M. Nikles; L. Thévenaz; A. Fellay; M. Facchini; P. Robert et al. 

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. Thévenaz; M. Facchini; A. Fellay; M. Nikles; P. Robert 

1997. Optical Fibre Measurement Conference OFMC'97, Teddington, UK, Spet.29-Oct. 1, 1997. p. 82-85.

Distributed sensing using stimulated Brillouin scattering : towards ultimate resolution

A. Fellay; L. Thévenaz; M. Facchini; M. Niklès; P. Robert 

1997. Optical Fiber Sensors, Williamsburg, Virginia, October 28, 1997. p. OWD3. DOI : 10.1364/OFS.1997.OWD3.

Patents

Spectroscope method for determining the concentration of ethanol in beverages

S. Schmidt; L. Thévenaz 

EP0760479; US5679955; EP0760479.

1997.

S. Schmidt; L. Thévenaz 

1996

Journal Articles

Simple distributed fiber sensor based on Brillouin gain spectrum analysis

M. Nikles; L. Thévenaz; P. A. Robert 

Optics Letters. 1996. Vol. 21, num. 10, p. 758-60. DOI : 10.1364/OL.21.000758.

Conference Papers

Local analysis of stimulated Brillouin interaction in installed fiber optics cables

M. Nikles; L. Thévenaz; P. Salina; P. A. Robert 

1996. Symposium on Optical Fiber Measurements, Boulder, CO, USA, October 1-3, 1996. p. 111-114.

Laser linewidth determination in the sub-Megahertz range using a Brillouin fibre laser

A. Kueng; L. Thévenaz; P. A. Robert 

1996. 22nd European Conference on Optical Communication ECOC '96, Oslo, Norway, September 15-19.1996. p. 305-308.

1995

Journal Articles

Optical sampling using wideband electro-optic modulators

M. Nikles; L. Thévenaz; P. A. Robert; J. 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. Nikles; C. Gabioud; L. Thévenaz; P. Robert 

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. Niklès; L. Thévenaz; R. Bautz 

FR2710150; FR2710150.

1995.

M. Niklès; L. Thévenaz; R. Bautz 

1994

Journal Articles

Cut-off wavelength measurements of Ti:LiNbO3 channel waveguides

T. Lang; L. Thévenaz; Z. B. Ren; P. Robert 

Measurement Science & Technology. 1994. Vol. 5, num. 9, p. 1124-1130. DOI : 10.1088/0957-0233/5/9/014.

High-accuracy measurement of the linewidth of a Brillouin fibre ring laser

J. Boschung; L. Thévenaz; P. A. Robert 

Electronics Letters. 1994. Vol. 30, num. 18, p. 1488-1489. DOI : 10.1049/el:19941053.

Conference Papers

Applications de la diffusion Brillouin stimulée dans les fibres optiques monomodes

L. Thévenaz; M. Niklès; J. Boschung; P. Robert 

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.

Measurements of loss and mirror reflectivity in semiconductor optical waveguides: A European interlaboratory comparison experiment

E. Gini; L. Spiekman; H. van Brug; J-F. Vinchant; S. Morasca et al. 

1994. Symposium on Optical Fiber Measurements, Boulder CO, USA, September 13-15, 1994. p. 113.116.

High-accuracy Brillouin gain spectrum measurements of single mode fibers

L. Thévenaz; M. Niklès; P. Robert 

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. Thévenaz; M. Nikles; J. Boschung; P. Robert 

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. Nikles; L. Thévenaz; P. A. Robert 

1994. Tenth International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, Glasgow, United Kingdom, September 14, 1994. p. 138-141. DOI : 10.1117/12.185024.

Measurement of the distributed-Brillouin-gain spectrum in optical fibers by using a single laser source

M. Nikles; L. Thévenaz 

1994. Optical Fiber Communication Conference, San Jose, California United States, February 20, 1994. p. 89-90 Paper WF1.

1993

Journal Articles

Cut-off wavelength measurements of integrated optical waveguides

T. Lang; L. Thévenaz; Z. B. Ren; P. Robert 

AGEN-Mitteilungen. 1993. Vol. 56-57, p. 55-57.

Optical Kerr-effect in fiber-optic Brillouin ring laser gyroscopes

S. Huang; L. Thévenaz; K. Toyama; B. Y. Kim; H. J. Shaw 

IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 1993. Vol. 5, num. 3, p. 365-7. DOI : 10.1109/68.205640.

Conference Papers

Brillouin Gain Spectrum Measurement using a Single Laser Source

M. Niklès; L. Thévenaz; P. Robert 

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. Huang; K. Toyama; P. A. Nicati; L. Thévenaz; B. Y. Kim et al. 

1993.  p. 48-59. DOI : 10.1117/12.141277.

1992

Journal Articles

Techniques for bandwidth measurements of optical guided-wave modulators

M. Nikles; L. Thévenaz; P. Robert 

Mitteilungen AGEN. 1992. Vol. 55, p. 55-60.

Conference Papers

Interferometric loop method for polarization dispersion measurements

L. Thévenaz; M. Nikles; P. Robert 

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. Thévenaz; M. Nikles; P. Robert 

Mitteilungen AGEN. 1991. Vol. 54, p. 5-9.

Conference Papers

Optical sampling with fast electro-optic modulators

J. P. von der Weid; M. Nikles; L. Thévenaz; P. Robert 

1991. International Microwave Conference SBMO'91, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 22-25, 1991. p. Paper 01.2.

Overall polarization dispersion after propagation through different fibres

L. Thévenaz; M. Niklès; P. Robert; N. Gisin 

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. Gisin; R. Passy; G. Bernasconi; L. Thévenaz; J. P. Pellaux 

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 Weid; M. Nikles; L. Thévenaz; J. P. Pellaux; P. Robert 

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.

1990

Conference Papers

Analyse des signaux optiques à très haute fréquence à l'aide d'un modulateur à onde guidée en LiNbO3

L. Thévenaz; M. Niklès; J-P. Pellaux; B. Desormière; P. Robert et al. 

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. Passy; J. P. von der Weid; L. Thévenaz; J-P. Pellaux 

1990. Interferometry '89, Warsaw, Poland, May 08, 1989. p. 306-311. DOI : 10.1117/12.961289.

Simple method for polarization dispersion measurements in long single-mode fibres

L. Thévenaz; P. Robert 

1990. 16th European Conference on Optical Communication ECOC 90, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 16-20 September 1990. p. 581-584.

1989

Journal Articles

Birefringence measurements in fibers without polarizer

L. Thévenaz; J-P. Pellaux; N. Gisin; J-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. Thévenaz; J-P. Pellaux; N. Gisin; V. der Weid; J. Pierre 

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

All-fiber interferometer for chromatic dispersion measurements

L. Thévenaz; J. P. Pellaux; J. P. Von der Weid 

Journal of Lightwave Technology. 1988. Vol. 6, num. 1, p. 1-7. DOI : 10.1109/50.3953.

Group delay measurement in single-mode fibers with true picosecond resolution using double optical modulation

L. Thévenaz; J-P. Pellaux 

Journal of Lightwave Technology. 1988. Vol. 6, num. 10, p. 1470-1475. DOI : 10.1109/50.7903.

Conference Papers

Modulation frequency-shift technique for dispersion measurements in optical fibers

L. Thévenaz; J-P. Pellaux 

1988. Optical Fiber Communication Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 1988. p. 86.

Patents

Method for measuring the chromatic dispersion of an optical fibre and apparatus for implementing such method

J-P. Pellaux; L. Thévenaz; J. P. Von der Weid 

WO8800336.

1988.

J-P. Pellaux; L. Thévenaz; J. P. Von der Weid 

1987

Journal Articles

Interferometric measurements of chromatic and polarisation mode dispersion in highly birefringent single-mode fibres

J. P. von der Weid; L. Thévenaz; J. P. Pellaux 

Electronics Letters. 1987. Vol. 23, num. 4, p. 151-152. DOI : 10.1049/el:19870106.

Modulation frequency-shift technique for dispersion measurements in optical fibres using LEDs

L. Thévenaz; J. P. Pellaux 

Electronics Letters. 1987. Vol. 23, num. 20, p. 1078-1079. DOI : 10.1049/el:19870753.

Polarization-mode interferometry in birefringent single-mode fibers

L. Thévenaz; V. de Coulon; J. 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. Thévenaz; J. P. Pellaux; J. P. Von Der Weid 

1987. 13th European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC'1987), Helsinki, Finland, September 13-17, 1987. p. 205-208.