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Design And Characterization Of Fiber-Optic Accelerometers
Author(s): D. R. Miers; D. Raj; J. W. Berthold
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Paper Abstract

Six self-contained fiber-optic accelerometers have been built based on the microbend fiber-optic sensor. The accelerometer systems feature a simple loss-compensation technique that removes the DC offsets that are developed as a result of spurious signals that arise due to cable bending and vibration. The sensor optical and mechanical systems are described and the results of the sensor system calibrations are reported.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 March 1988
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0838, Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors V, (23 March 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.942525
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D. R. Miers, Babcock and Wilcox (United States)
D. Raj, Babcock and Wilcox (United States)
J. W. Berthold, Babcock and Wilcox (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0838:
Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors V
Ramon P. DePaula; Eric Udd, Editor(s)

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