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Application of synthesized coherence function to distributed optical sensing
Author(s): Zuyuan He; Kazuo Hotate
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Paper Abstract

We have proposed and demonstrated that the optical coherence function can be sythesized into desired shapes by manipulating the optical frequency and the phase of the lightwave. Based upon this unique technique, the synthesis of optical coherence function, various distributed photonic sensing and optical information processing applications have been developed. In this paper, the principle of the synthesis of optical coherence function is summarized. A series of functional optical sensing systems, including fiber-optic reflectometries, distributed stress location sensors, multiplexed FBG sensors, are introduced. Fully distributed fiber optic strain sensing systems per Brillouin frequency shift are highlighted, and synthesized dynamic grating based sensor is also presented. Applications in two- or three-dimensional distributed measurements, such as optical tomography of scattering medium, are also reviewed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 January 2005
PDF: 15 pages
Proc. SPIE 5623, Passive Components and Fiber-based Devices, (10 January 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.580581
Show Author Affiliations
Zuyuan He, Univ. of Tokyo (Japan)
Kazuo Hotate, Univ. of Tokyo (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5623:
Passive Components and Fiber-based Devices
Yan Sun; Shuisheng Jian; Sang Bae Lee; Katsunari Okamoto, Editor(s)

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