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Logical and pseudo-logical optical fibre networks based on two-state (binary) optical fibre sensors for industrial monitoring and control systems
Author(s): Feliks Szczot
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Paper Abstract

The possibilities of development of logical and pseudo-logical optical fibre networks for monitoring and control of equipment and industrial sites are presented. Such networks composed of simple binary attenuation and optical fibre communication lines may also be used as fast and reliable systems developing a final command signal - logical and/or pseudo-logical, depending or the architecture of network and the type of located sensors. They realise the process similar to standard electronic logical sets but use the optical signal directly on the monitored or controlled device. The analysis of serial and parallel networks was carried out in the "dark" mode detection. The examples of networks in power industry were presented where technical and economical merits of logical and pseudo-logical monitoring and controlling networks are clearly visible.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 October 2005
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 5948, Photonics Applications in Industry and Research IV, 59481V (7 October 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.622007
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Feliks Szczot, Technical Univ. of Opole (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5948:
Photonics Applications in Industry and Research IV
Ryszard S. Romaniuk; Stefan Simrock; Vladimir M. Lutkovski, Editor(s)

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