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Measurement of bending in two dimensions using multicore optical fibre
Author(s): M. J. Gander; D. Macrae; E. A. C. Galliot; Roy McBride; Julian D. C. Jones; Paul M. Blanchard; James G. Burnett; Alain H. Greenaway; Mehmet Naci Inci
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Paper Abstract

We describe the use of a four-core optical fibre as the basis of a sensor capable of measuring the angle through which the fibre is bent in two dimensions. The intended application of the sensor is in measuring the shape of flexible structures.

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Date Published: 18 June 1998
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 3483, European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors, (18 June 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.309641
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M. J. Gander, Heriot-Watt Univ. (United Kingdom)
D. Macrae, Heriot-Watt Univ. (United Kingdom)
E. A. C. Galliot, Heriot-Watt Univ. (United Kingdom)
Roy McBride, Heriot-Watt Univ. (United Kingdom)
Julian D. C. Jones, Heriot-Watt Univ. (United Kingdom)
Paul M. Blanchard, Defence Evaluation and Research Agency Malvern (United Kingdom)
James G. Burnett, Defence Evaluation and Research Agency Malvern (United Kingdom)
Alain H. Greenaway, Defence Evaluation and Research Agency Malvern (United Kingdom)
Mehmet Naci Inci, Bogazici Univ. (Turkey)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3483:
European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors
Brian Culshaw; Julian D. C. Jones, Editor(s)

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