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Compensation mechanism of an optical fiber turning reflective sensor
Author(s): Libo Yuan; Rei Shou Shou; Anping Qiu; Zhiyi Lu
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Paper Abstract

A fiber-optic turning reflective sensor is introduced. In this technique, the output of a pair of fibers are determined separately and their intensity ratio is used for measuring the relevant physical quantities. It is shown theoretically that many factors such as the variation of the source intensity, the variation of the reflectivity on the reflecting surface, and the difference in the fiber losses which could affect the measuring results in the ordinary method are eliminated in this technique. This is also confirmed by the experiments given in the paper. Based on this sensing technique, a prototype pressure sensor has been made and was used for testing.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1991
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1572, International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors in China OFS(C) '91, (1 August 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.50061
Show Author Affiliations
Libo Yuan, Harbin Shipbuilding Engineering Institute (China)
Rei Shou Shou, Harbin Shipbuilding Engineering Institute (China)
Anping Qiu, Institute of Technical Physics (China)
Zhiyi Lu, Institute of Technical Physics (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1572:
International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors in China OFS(C) '91
Brian Culshaw; Yanbiao Liao, Editor(s)

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