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Wavelength Division Multiplexed Fiber Optic Absolute Position Encoder
Author(s): Eric D. Park; Erann Gat
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Paper Abstract

A method of wavelength division multiplexing (WDM) for fiber optic sensors using a broadband light source and narrow bandpass thin film optical filter coatings on cylindrical graded index lenses has been developed. The WDM system is characterized by parallel information from all channels in real time. The system is being applied to a digital, rotary, absolute position encoder.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 February 1989
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0985, Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors VI, (1 February 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.948836
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Eric D. Park, Kollmorgen Corporation (United States)
Erann Gat, Jet Propulsion Laboratory (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0985:
Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors VI
Ramon P. DePaula; Eric Udd, Editor(s)

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