A sensor based on textile and optical fibres monitors and generates early warnings for geotechnical structures. With FBG, Brillouin and Raman technologies both soil strain from 0.02% and leaks from 1 l/min/m are measured.
© 2010 The Optical Society
(040.0040) Detectors : Detectors
(040.1880) Detectors : Detection
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics sensors
O. Artières, "A Textile- Fiber Optics Composite Sensor for Geotechnical Applications," in Advanced Photonics & Renewable Energy, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper SThB2.