We developed the distributed Brillouin sensor to monitor structural changes in steel pipeline and composite column subjected to heavy loads. The spatial resolution of 15cm has been achieved for the strain monitoring of both structures.
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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
(120.5820) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Scattering measurements
X. Bao, F. Ravet, and L. Zou, " Distributed Strain Sensors Based on Brillouin Scattering for Structural Health Monitoring," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper OTuL7.
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