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Wavelength Division Multiplexed Fiber Optic Sensors For Aircraft Applications
Author(s): Norris E. Lewis; Michael B. Miller
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes the design and performance of a rotary position sensor system based on the principle of wavelength division multiplexing. The system is discussed in relation to the requirements on the source, sensor and detection circuits. Measured performance of the various components is presented for environmental conditions typical of various application areas within the aircraft. The wavelength sensing technique becomes the basis for an electro-optic architecture capable of multiplexing several sensors onto one common interface.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 February 1990
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1173, Fiber Optic Systems for Mobile Platforms III, (13 February 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.963216
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Norris E. Lewis, Litton Systems, Inc. (United States)
Michael B. Miller, Litton Systems, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1173:
Fiber Optic Systems for Mobile Platforms III
Norris E. Lewis; Emery L. Moore, Editor(s)

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