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Fibre-Optic Vibration Probe
Author(s): Richard I. Laming; Martin P. Gold; David N. Payne; Neil A. Halliwell
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Paper Abstract

A simple, inexpensive Laser Doppler Velocimeter (LDV) is described. The design has been optimised for hand-held machine vibration analysis and incorporates a laser diode and a single-mode optical fibre coupler. The laser diode acts as an integrated frequency-shifting light source and the vibration information is extracted by a pseudo-heterodyne technique.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 August 1986
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0586, Fiber Optic Sensors I, (7 August 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.951135
Show Author Affiliations
Richard I. Laming, University of Southampton (United Kingdom)
Martin P. Gold, University of Southampton (United Kingdom)
David N. Payne, University of Southampton (United Kingdom)
Neil A. Halliwell, University of Southampton (United Kingdom)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0586:
Fiber Optic Sensors I
Herve J. Arditti; Luc B. Jeunhomme, Editor(s)

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