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Macrobending in a fiber optic interferometric sensor for displacement and weight measurement
Author(s): S. Thomas Lee; V. P. N. Nampoori; C. P. G. Vallabhan; Periasamy Radhakrishnan
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Paper Abstract

Macrobending in optical fibers causes reduction in the amplitude of the light signal that passes through them. But in this manuscript we present details of using such a macrobend single mode optical fiber in the Mach-Zehnder interferometer configuration to measure displacement or force.

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Date Published: 11 March 2003
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 4946, Transducing Materials and Devices, (11 March 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.468368
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S. Thomas Lee, Cochin Univ. of Science and Technology (India)
V. P. N. Nampoori, Cochin Univ. of Science and Technology (India)
C. P. G. Vallabhan, Cochin Univ. of Science and Technology (India)
Periasamy Radhakrishnan, Cochin Univ. of Science and Technology (India)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4946:
Transducing Materials and Devices
Yoseph Bar-Cohen, Editor(s)

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