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Two-axis accelerometer based on multicore fibre Bragg gratings
Author(s): Amanda Fender; William N. MacPherson; Robert R. J. Maier; James S. Barton; David S. George; Robert I. Howden; Graham W. Smith; Ben J. S. Jones; Scott McCulloch; Xianfeng Chen; Rui Suo; Lin Zhang; Ian Bennion
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Paper Abstract

We report an accelerometer based upon a simple fibre cantilever constructed from a short length of multicore fibre (MCF) containing fibre Bragg gratings (FBGs). Two-axis measurement is demonstrated up to 3 kHz.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 July 2007
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 6619, Third European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors, 66190Q (2 July 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.738411
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Amanda Fender, Heriot-Watt Univ. (United Kingdom)
William N. MacPherson, Heriot-Watt Univ. (United Kingdom)
Robert R. J. Maier, Heriot-Watt Univ. (United Kingdom)
James S. Barton, Heriot-Watt Univ. (United Kingdom)
David S. George, AWE Plc (United Kingdom)
Robert I. Howden, AWE Plc (United Kingdom)
Graham W. Smith, AWE Plc (United Kingdom)
Ben J. S. Jones, AWE Plc (United Kingdom)
Scott McCulloch, AWE Plc (United Kingdom)
Xianfeng Chen, Aston Univ. (United Kingdom)
Rui Suo, Aston Univ. (United Kingdom)
Lin Zhang, Aston Univ. (United Kingdom)
Ian Bennion, Aston Univ. (United Kingdom)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6619:
Third European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors
Antonello Cutolo; Brian Culshaw; José Miguel López-Higuera, Editor(s)

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