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Brillouin optical frequency domain analysis in polymer optical fiber
Author(s): Aldo Minardo; Romeo Bernini; Luigi Zeni
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Paper Abstract

We report distributed temperature measurements in a perfluorinated graded-index polymer optical fiber (POF) with 50 μm core diameter, carried out by stimulated Brillouin scattering. Brillouin optical frequency-domain analysis (BOFDA) has been performed to extract the temperature profile along a 20-m POF fiber sample, at a nominal spatial resolution of 4 m. The results indicate that POFs are potentially useful for distributed temperature measurements based on stimulated Brillouin scattering.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 June 2014
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 9157, 23rd International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, 91576V (2 June 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2059635
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Aldo Minardo, Seconda Univ degli Studi di Napoli (Italy)
Romeo Bernini, Istituto per il Rilevamento Elettromagnetico dell'Ambiente, CNR (Italy)
Luigi Zeni, Seconda Univ degli Studi di Napoli (Italy)


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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