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  • Vol. 28, Iss. 17 — Sep. 1, 1989
  • pp: 3550–3553

Fiber optic linear displacement sensor based on a variable period diffraction grating

W. B. Spillman, Jr., D. R. Patriquin, and D. H. Crowne  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 28, Issue 17, pp. 3550-3553 (1989)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.28.003550


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Abstract

A high accuracy wavelength encoding fiber optic sensor is shown to display surprisingly little sensitivity to temperature or optical source drift. Average measurement error of 0.1 % full scale has been demonstrated over a displacement range of 10 mm.

© 1989 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: June 20, 1989
Published: September 1, 1989

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W. B. Spillman, D. R. Patriquin, and D. H. Crowne, "Fiber optic linear displacement sensor based on a variable period diffraction grating," Appl. Opt. 28, 3550-3553 (1989)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-28-17-3550


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