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Light-in light-out fiber optic digital position encoder based on scales with pseudo-random codes
Author(s): James S. Johnston; M. S. Beales; Kevin Wells
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Paper Abstract

A light-in light-out absolute encoder is described based on a Manchester encoded pseudo-random binary sequence scale. Optical fiber connections of 100 μm are employed and 13-bit resolution is demonstrated.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1992
PDF: 3 pages
Opt. Eng. 31(8) doi: 10.1117/12.58702
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 31, Issue 8
Show Author Affiliations
James S. Johnston, Rosemount Ltd. (United Kingdom)
M. S. Beales, Rosemount Ltd. (United Kingdom)
Kevin Wells, Rosemount Ltd. (United Kingdom)

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