A long-distance FBG sensor system using a power controlled high-speed swept-wavelength light source is proposed and demonstrated. This system can measure FBGs reflection wavelengths even if the FBGs are located at a 100 km distance.
© 2006 Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics sensors
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3600) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, tunable
T. Saitoh, K. Nakamura, Y. Takahashi, H. Iida, Y. Iki, and K. Miyagi, "Long-Distance FBG Sensor System Using High-Speed Swept-Wavelength Light Source," in Optical Fiber Sensors, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper ThE24.
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