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Volume 23, Issue 1, Pages 1-11

Nonlinear Distortion of the Fiber Optic Microphone

King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Box 203, Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia

Received 7 September 1999; Accepted 28 January 2000

Copyright © 2000 Hindawi Publishing Corporation. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Analytical expressions are obtained for predicting the harmonic and intermodulation performance of the fiber optic microphone. These expressions are in terms of the ordinary Bessel functions with arguments dependent on the amplitudes of the acoustical exciting signal.