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Intrinsic sensor using optical fibers for measuring angular positions with a short coherence length source
Author(s): Francois M. Picherit; Youssef Belgnaoui; Jean-Claude Gauret
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Paper Abstract

With two birefringent optical fibers in series, it is possible to obtain a sensor for measuring angular positions. The resolution is better than 0.1 degree(s). This method eliminates all errors due to possible fluctuations of the power emitted by the source, as well as those due to variations of the fiber's birefringence in the range of temperatures between 0 degree(s) and 100 degree(s)C.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 March 1994
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2070, Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors XI, (9 March 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.169952
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Francois M. Picherit, Univ. Bordeaux I (France)
Youssef Belgnaoui, Univ. Bordeaux I (France)
Jean-Claude Gauret, Univ. Bordeaux I (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2070:
Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors XI
Ramon P. DePaula, Editor(s)

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