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Construction and laboratory test of the fiber optic rotational seismograph FOSREM for rotational seismology area of interest
Author(s): Anna Kurzych; Leszek R. Jaroszewicz; Jerzy K. Kowalski
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Paper Abstract

A relatively young field of study named Rotational Seismology caused a highly interest in an investigation of rotational movements generated by earthquakes, explosions, and ambient vibrations. It includes a wide range of scientific branches. However, this field needs to apply appropriate rotational sensors which should fulfill restrict technical requirements. The presented in this work system FOSREM (Fibre-Optic System for Rotational Events and Phenomena Monitoring) seems to be a promising rotational sensor for such investigation. FOSREM works by measuring the Sagnac effect and generally consists of two basic elements: optical sensor and electronic part. Regarding to its theoretical sensitivity equals 2·10-8 rad/s/Hz1/2, it enables to measure rotation in a wide range of signal amplitude (10-8 rad/s ÷ 10 rad/s) and frequency (DC ÷ 328.12 Hz). Moreover, FOSREM is mobile and remotely controlled via Internet using a special designed software.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 May 2017
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 10231, Optical Sensors 2017, 102311P (16 May 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2265590
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Anna Kurzych, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Leszek R. Jaroszewicz, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Jerzy K. Kowalski, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10231:
Optical Sensors 2017
Francesco Baldini; Jiri Homola; Robert A. Lieberman, Editor(s)

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