Chirped Fiber Bragg Gratings (CFBG) sensors are powerful high-speed strain detectors for applications like traffic monitoring or detonation measurement. Here we present a novel, non-destructive calibration for CFBGs using a femtosecond fiber laser.
© 2012 OSA
(060.2370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics sensors
(120.4290) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Nondestructive testing
(060.3735) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber Bragg gratings
R. L. Sandberg, Q. McCullouch, A. M. Dattelbaum, K. W. Staggs, and R. George, "Nondestructive Calibration of Chirped Fiber Bragg Grating Sensors using a Fiber-Based Ultrafast Laser," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2012, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper AW3J.2.
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