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The Analysis Of A Three-Fiber Lever Transducer
Author(s): Frank W. Cuomo
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Paper Abstract

A fiber optic lever sensing technique utilizing three fibers, one transmit and two receive with different core diameters, is described. The method predicts improved sensitivity, and in some cases, larger fiber-reflector gaps than three fibers of equal cores and numerical apertures. Other features include the already established advantages of compensation for input power variations and input fiber losses. It is found that optical fibers with unequal core-cladding diameters as well as numerical apertures provide the most improved results.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 September 1984
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0478, Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors II, (17 September 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.942653
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Frank W. Cuomo, University of Rhode Island and Naval Underwater Systems Center (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0478:
Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors II
Emery L. Moore; O. Glenn Ramer, Editor(s)

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