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Distributed Fiber-Optic Sensors: An Overview
Author(s): Stuart A. Kingsley
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Paper Abstract

This paper reviews recent developments in distributed fiber optic sensing systems (DFOSS) employing optical time domain reflectometry (OTDR), polarization optical time domain reflectometry (POTDR), and frequency domain reflectometry (OFDR) techniques. Such systems can time - and/or frequency multiplex a large number of sensors distributed along an optical fiber, and offer unique advantages over conventional multiplexed sensing technology.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 January 1986
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 0566, Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors III, (3 January 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.949760
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Stuart A. Kingsley, Battelle Columbus Laboratories (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0566:
Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors III
Emery L. Moore; O. Glenn Ramer, Editor(s)

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