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CiDRA: leveraging mulitchannel telecommunications technology for enhanced downhole monitoring capabilities in the oil and gas industry
Author(s): Alan D. Kersey; F. Kevin Didden
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Paper Abstract

The telecommunications industry is currently undergoing dramatic increases in the transmission capability, or 'bandwidth,' of both 'long-haul' and 'local area network' systems. These improvements are being enabled by advances in photonic and fiber optic technology that have increased the transmission capability by more than 100 fold over the past 8 years. This increased transmission capacity is being fueled by the near insatiable demand for internet data, video and other non-voice traffic over the telecommunications network.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 December 1999
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 3860, Fiber Optic Sensor Technology and Applications, (9 December 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.372966
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Alan D. Kersey, CiDRA Corp. (United States)
F. Kevin Didden, CiDRA Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3860:
Fiber Optic Sensor Technology and Applications
Michael A. Marcus; Brian Culshaw, Editor(s)

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