30 May 1995 Power-over-fiber sensor network
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We present the characteristics of a prototype all-fiber sensor network that is useful in structure-health management and distributed sensor data acquisition. In this network, each remote sensor node is powered over a fiber by a laser in the base station. The sensor data are sent back to a base station through a different fiber. Issues concerning power consumption per node, data rate, fault-tolerance, packaging, cost, and network expandability will be discussed.
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Duncan Tsuen-Hsi Liu, Duncan Tsuen-Hsi Liu, Shannon P. Jackson, Shannon P. Jackson, Harold Kirkham, Harold Kirkham, Alan R. Johnston, Alan R. Johnston, Larry A. Bergman, Larry A. Bergman, Julian P. G. Bristow, Julian P. G. Bristow, Jeffrey N. Schoess, Jeffrey N. Schoess, } "Power-over-fiber sensor network", Proc. SPIE 2482, Photonics for Space Environments III, (30 May 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.210530; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.210530


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