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12 October 2007 Specialty fibers for fiber optic sensor application
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Proceedings Volume 6770, Fiber Optic Sensors and Applications V; 67700M (2007)
Event: Optics East, 2007, Boston, MA, United States
Over the last several years, Fiber Optic Sensor (FOS) applications have seen an increased acceptance in many areas including oil & gas production monitoring, gyroscopes, current sensors, structural sensing and monitoring, and aerospace applications. High level optical and mechanical reliability of optical fiber is necessary to guarantee reliable performance of FOS. In this paper, we review recent research and development activities on new specialty fibers. We discuss fiber design concepts and present both modeling and experimental results. The main approaches to enhancing fiber attributes include new index profile design and fiber coating modification.
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K. Bennett, J. Koh, J. Coon, C. K. Chien, A. Artuso, X. Chen, D. Nolan, and M.-J. Li "Specialty fibers for fiber optic sensor application", Proc. SPIE 6770, Fiber Optic Sensors and Applications V, 67700M (12 October 2007);


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