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Application of side-hole fibers for dynamic pressure measurements
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Paper Abstract

A new type of fiber-optic sensor for measuring fast changes of hydrostatic pressure is presented. The sensor is based on highly birefringent side-hole fiber and employs the low-coherence interferometric scheme to detect phase shifts induced by pressure changes. The decoding system is based on a fringe counting method. The sensor is characterized by a resolution of 1/8 of an interference fringe, counting speed of 5kHz, and a pressure range up to 2. 1 MPa.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 December 2000
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 4087, Applications of Photonic Technology 4, (15 December 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.406364
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Wojtek J. Bock, Univ. of Quebec/Hull (Canada)
Magdalena S. Nawrocka, Wroclaw Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Waclaw Urbanczyk, Wroclaw Univ. of Technology (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4087:
Applications of Photonic Technology 4
Roger A. Lessard; George A. Lampropoulos, Editor(s)

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