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Novel fiber optic sensor using heterocore structures and its applications
Author(s): Mitsuhiro Iga; Kyouko Hirama; Shusaku Hotta; Hidenori Igarashi; Atsushi Seki; Kazuhiro Watanabe; Yuzuru Kubota
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Paper Abstract

A novel structure of fiber optic sensor has been developed which is characterized by a short-length, different core- size fiber insertion in a fiber as a transmission network line. Two types of a macrobending sensor and an environment sensitive sensor are demonstrated. The macrobending sensor is expected in the use as multi-points (quasi-distributed) sensor. The environment sensitive sensor has the capability of interrogating with environmental conditions. The detailed structure and sensing principle of these new types of sensors are reported together with an experimental setup example arranged from the practical point of view and its attractive applications.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 May 2001
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 4416, Optical Engineering for Sensing and Nanotechnology (ICOSN 2001), (8 May 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.427015
Show Author Affiliations
Mitsuhiro Iga, Soka Univ. (Japan)
Kyouko Hirama, Soka Univ. (Japan)
Shusaku Hotta, Soka Univ. (Japan)
Hidenori Igarashi, Soka Univ. (Japan)
Atsushi Seki, Soka Univ. (Japan)
Kazuhiro Watanabe, Soka Univ. (Japan)
Yuzuru Kubota, Soka Univ. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4416:
Optical Engineering for Sensing and Nanotechnology (ICOSN 2001)

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