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Development of a fiber Fabry-Perot strain gauge
Author(s): W. Dayle Hogg; Doug Janzen; Tomas Valis; Raymond M. Measures
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Paper Abstract

The intrinsic Fiber Fabry-Perot (FFP) sensor is being considered for strain sensing in smart structure applications. The current art of FFP sensor fabrication as published in the literature is reviewed. A pseudo-heterodyne demodulation technique is presented and performance of the system detailed. The issue of thermally-induced apparent strain as it relates to fiber-optic strain sensors will also be introduced.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 1991
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1588, Fiber Optic Smart Structures and Skins IV, (1 December 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.50190
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W. Dayle Hogg, FiberMetrics Corp. and Univ. of Toronto (Canada)
Doug Janzen, Univ. of Toronto (Canada)
Tomas Valis, FiberMetrics Corp. (Canada)
Raymond M. Measures, FiberMetrics Corp. and Univ. of Toronto (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1588:
Fiber Optic Smart Structures and Skins IV

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