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A fiber optic multi-stress monitoring system for power transformer
Author(s): Dae-gil Kim; Umesh Sampath; Hyunjin Kim; Minho Song
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Paper Abstract

A fiber-optic multi-stress monitoring system which uses 4 FBG sensors and a fiber-optic mandrel acoustic emission sensor is proposed. FBG sensors and a mandrel sensor measure different types of stresses occurring in electrical power transformer, such as temperature and acoustic signals. The sensor system uses single broadband light source to address the outputs of both sensors using single fiber-optic circuitry. An athermal-packaged FBG is used to supply quasi-coherent light for the Sagnac interferometer demodulation which processes the mandrel sensor output. The proposed sensor system could simplify the optical circuit for the multi-stress measurements and enhance the cost-effectiveness of the sensor system.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 April 2017
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 10323, 25th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, 103238J (23 April 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2265676
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Dae-gil Kim, Chonbuk National Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
Umesh Sampath, Chonbuk National Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
Hyunjin Kim, Chonbuk National Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
Minho Song, Chonbuk National Univ. (Korea, Republic of)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10323:
25th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors
Youngjoo Chung; Wei Jin; Byoungho Lee; John Canning; Kentaro Nakamura; Libo Yuan, Editor(s)

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