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Optical Fibre Distributed Sensors And Sensor Networks
Author(s): D. E. N. Davies
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Paper Abstract

The paper reviews properties of distributed optical fibre sensors and techniques for passive multiplexing of multiple sensors on to a single optical fibre distribution network. A range of topologies for optical fibre networks associated with sensor multiplexing are discussed together with their limitations and advantages. These are then related to the modulation schemes of the light source and associated signal processing. The discussion covers pulse and FM schemes, sub-carrier modulation and synthetic pulse concepts.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 August 1986
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0586, Fiber Optic Sensors I, (7 August 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.951137
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D. E. N. Davies, University College London (UK)


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

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