A cantilever beam and fiber Bragg grating are used to measure acceleration. The output signal is insensitive to temperature variations from -20ºC to 40ºC, and fluctuated less than 5% without any temperature compensation schemes.
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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
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.1480) Optical devices : Bragg reflectors
Y. Zhu, P. Shum, C. Lu, S. Spammer, B. Lacqu, and P. Swart, "Optical Fiber Bragg Grating Accelerometer with Temperature Insensitivity," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2003), paper ThS2.
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