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Status Of Fiber-Optic Sensing
Author(s): Charles M. Davis
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Paper Abstract

Techniques are reviewed whereby optical fibers may be used to measure various physical parameters. Advantages and disadvantages of fiber-optic sensing are discussed. In particular, phase-modulated devices for the measurement of acceleration, rotation, acoustics, pressure, temperature, electric current, and magnetic fields are emphasized. Areas of application to be considered include medical, military, geophysical and industrial control.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 November 1988
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0959, Optomechanical and Electro-Optical Design of Industrial Systems, (14 November 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.947777
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Charles M. Davis, Optical Technologies, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0959:
Optomechanical and Electro-Optical Design of Industrial Systems
Robert J. Bieringer; Kevin G. Harding, Editor(s)

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