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Scaling and antenna gain in integrating fiber optic sensors
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Paper Abstract

Integrating fiber optic sensors offer the potential to monitor large spatial extents due to their geometric flexibility. To date, this potential has not been widely exploited. By increasing the length of an integrating fiber optic sensor, its gain and/or gauge length can be increased. In addition, by configuring the sensor to a spatial distribution ofsome parameter ofinlerest, the antenna gain ofthe sensor will provide selectivityfor that particular distribution. in this paper, the results of an experiment demonstrating these properties of integrating fiber optic sensors are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 September 1994
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 2360, Tenth International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, (14 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184967
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William B. Spillman Jr., Univ. of Vermont (United States)
Dryver R. Huston, Univ. of Vermont (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2360:
Tenth International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors
Brian Culshaw; Julian D. C. Jones, Editor(s)

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