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Multiplexing of multimode fiber optic strain sensors using an artificial neural network
Author(s): S. Ahmed; B. Arianlou; Mohammed R. Sayeh
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Paper Abstract

This paper introduces a relatively simple multimode fiber optic sensor built for on-line use and a package that multiplexes two fiber sensors. The multiplexing is achieved by the random nature of the multimode fiber output intensity variation (so called speckle pattern). The demultiplexing is performed by a neural network. The dynamic range of each sensor is 0.8- 120 micrometers over an effective length of 11 m. The sensors operate in 68-94 degrees F.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 August 1995
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2622, Optical Engineering Midwest '95, (18 August 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.216862
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S. Ahmed, Southern Illinois Univ./Carbondale (United States)
B. Arianlou, Southern Illinois Univ./Carbondale (United States)
Mohammed R. Sayeh, Southern Illinois Univ./Carbondale (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2622:
Optical Engineering Midwest '95
Rudolph P. Guzik, Editor(s)

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