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Studies of displacement sensing based on the deformation loss of an optical fiber ring
Author(s): Lie-yi Sheng; Shenghong Li; Senlu Xu; Lie-wei Zhu
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Paper Abstract

The deformation loss formula for an optical fiber ring is derived from the deformation curve equation of the fiber ring under the action of large radial displacements. Theoretical and experimental results show that such a new type of sensor is highly sensitive to displacement (sensitivity approximately 1 micrometers ) within a wider measuring range (better than 1 mm) which is ten times more than that of a microbending fiber sensor.

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: 10.1117/12.50073
Show Author Affiliations
Lie-yi Sheng, Zhejiang Univ. (China)
Shenghong Li, Zhejiang Univ. (China)
Senlu Xu, Zhejiang Univ. (China)
Lie-wei Zhu, Zhejiang Univ. (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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