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Fiber optic distributed temperature sensor using incoherent optical frequency domain reflectometry
Author(s): Emir Karamehmedovic; Ulrich Glombitza
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Paper Abstract

Distributed temperature sensor based on Raman scattering is investigated. The ratio of intensities in Stokes and anti-Stokes bands reveals the temperature of a fiber section. A spatial resolution of around 1m is obtained by use of Incoherent Optical Frequency Domain Reflectometry. An accuracy of ±2K is demonstrated over a 16km single-mode fiber, which represents a new record. A brief discussion on the choice of the sensing fiber is also given.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 June 2004
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 5363, Emerging Optoelectronic Applications, (25 June 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.528794
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Emir Karamehmedovic, Danmarks Tekniske Univ. (Denmark)
Ulrich Glombitza, LIOS Technology GmbH (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5363:
Emerging Optoelectronic Applications
Ghassan E. Jabbour; Juha T. Rantala, Editor(s)

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