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Metal packaged fiber Bragg grating accelerometer
Author(s): Yongxing Guo; Dongsheng Zhang; Hui Meng; Xiaoyan Wen; Zude Zhou
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Paper Abstract

A metal packed fiber Bragg gratings accelerometer has been proposed. Copper was adopted to cover the surface of optical fiber by magnetron sputtering and electroplating technology, and then tin soldering was used to fix the metalized fiber on mass and foundation. Because of copper coating and soldering, the elastic coefficient and ductility of FBGs have been increased, and the problems of aging and creep arising from polymer or adhesive packaged have been avoided. Experiment result demonstrated that the accelerometer possess of a resonant frequency of 2800Hz, a wide linear measurement range from 0.5g to 5.3g and a sensitivity of 84mv/g.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 October 2012
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 8421, OFS2012 22nd International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, 84213V (17 October 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.966835
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Yongxing Guo, Wuhan Univ. of Technology (China)
Dongsheng Zhang, Wuhan Univ. of Technology (China)
Hui Meng, Wuhan Univ. of Technology (China)
Xiaoyan Wen, Wuhan Univ. of Technology (China)
Zude Zhou, Wuhan Univ. of Technology (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8421:
OFS2012 22nd International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors
Yanbiao Liao; Wei Jin; David D. Sampson; Ryozo Yamauchi; Youngjoo Chung; Kentaro Nakamura; Yunjiang Rao, Editor(s)

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