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Self-aligning, bipolar bend transducer based on long period grating written in eccentric core fiber
Author(s): Heather J. Patrick
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Paper Abstract

A long period grating-based bend sensor featuring direct bend sensitivity along with linear, bipolar curvature response is demonstrated. The sensor can be aligned for optimum sensitivity using the slight intrinsic curvature of the eccentric core fiber.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 November 2000
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 4185, Fourteenth International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, 41855P (9 November 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.2302348
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Heather J. Patrick, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4185:
Fourteenth International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors
A. G. Mignani; H. C. Lefèvre, Editor(s)

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