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Fiber powered sensing system for a long reach single mode fiber link and non-continuous applications
Author(s): J. B. Rosolem; F. R. Bassan; F. R. Pereira; R. S. Penze; A. A. Leonardi; C. A. M. Nascimento
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Paper Abstract

This work describes a non-continuous sensor operating technique in order to achieve a long reach sensing system, using power over fiber (PoF) in single mode fiber (SMF). Due to the use of super-capacitors and logical circuits in the sensor unit, the energy provided by PoF can be stored and used in an appropriated time. We demonstrated this approach with a micro video camera sensor powered by a 4.4-km SMF link in laboratory and by a 1.6-km link using optical ground wire cable (OPWG), installed between an electrical power substation and a tower of 138-kV overhead transmission line (OTL).

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 June 2014
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 9157, 23rd International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, 9157AE (2 June 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2058672
Show Author Affiliations
J. B. Rosolem, CPqD (Brazil)
F. R. Bassan, CPqD (Brazil)
F. R. Pereira, CPqD (Brazil)
R. S. Penze, CPqD (Brazil)
A. A. Leonardi, CPqD (Brazil)
C. A. M. Nascimento, CEMIG Distribution (Brazil)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9157:
23rd International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors
José M. López-Higuera; Julian D. C. Jones; Manuel López-Amo; José Luis Santos, Editor(s)

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