28 April 1987 Optimizing Fiber Optic Microbend Sensor
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Proceedings Volume 0718, Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors IV; (1987) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.937494
Event: Cambridge Symposium-Fiber/LASE '86, 1986, Cambridge, MA, United States
Abstract
Intensity modulation induced by microbending in multimode fibers is considered as a transduction mechanism for detecting environmental changes such as displacement and pressure. The relevant microbend sensor components such as sensing fiber, light source, leads, and detector have been examined and optimized. Finally, the micro-bend sensor has been tested as a displacement sensor demonstrating good performance.
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N Lagakos, J. A Bucaro, "Optimizing Fiber Optic Microbend Sensor", Proc. SPIE 0718, Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors IV, (28 April 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.937494; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.937494
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