We demonstrate a 100 km remote fiber sensing system with broadband sub-picostrain or sub-µrad resolution. It overcomes traditional noise limits imposed by Rayleigh backscatter and other noise sources related to the long delivery lead fiber.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics sensors
(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(120.0280) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Remote sensing and sensors
J. H. Chow, I. C. M. Littler, D. E. McClelland, and M. B. Gray, "A 100 km Ultra-High Performance Fiber Sensing System," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper CThO5.
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