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Optical-Actuator-Multiplexed, Serial-Transmission Fiber Position Encoder
Author(s): Mark Johnson
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Paper Abstract

A miniature, resonant, fiber-optic scanner driven by silicon detector photocurrent requires only 23μW to sequentially address each channel of a ten-bit optical encoder mask. The digital position code is transmitted twice each cycle to a remote readout, constituting a passive optical sensor, with multiplexing capability via its precise resonant frequency.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 October 1987
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0798, Fiber Optic Sensors II, (14 October 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.941103
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Mark Johnson, York Harburq Sensor GmbH. (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0798:
Fiber Optic Sensors II
Anna Maria Verga Scheggi, Editor(s)

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