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Fully distributed fiber optic sensing through the use of the Kerr nonlinear optical effect
Author(s): Kelvin L. Kapteyn; Ibrahim Miskioglu
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Paper Abstract

A new approach to a fully distributed fiber optic sensing system is presented for the first time. This sensing approach will measure the transverse normal strain components, and the axial strain component at any point along the specially designed sensing fiber. This paper presents the theoretical modeling of strain-optic behavior and sensitivity, as well as general system requirements.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 April 1995
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2444, Smart Structures and Materials 1995: Smart Sensing, Processing, and Instrumentation, (20 April 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.207713
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Kelvin L. Kapteyn, Michigan Technological Univ. (United States)
Ibrahim Miskioglu, Michigan Technological Univ. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2444:
Smart Structures and Materials 1995: Smart Sensing, Processing, and Instrumentation
William B. Spillman, Editor(s)

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