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  • Vol. 30, Iss. 17 — Sep. 1, 2012
  • pp: 2751–2756

A Large Serial Time-Division Multiplexed Fiber Bragg Grating Sensor Network

Yunmiao Wang, Jianmin Gong, Bo Dong, Dorothy Y. Wang, Tyler J. Shillig, and Anbo Wang

Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 30, Issue 17, pp. 2751-2756 (2012)

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We demonstrated a wavelength scanning time division multiplexing of 1000 ultra-weak fiber Bragg gratings (FBG) for distributed temperature sensing. The strong multiplexing capability and low crosstalk of the ultra-weak FBG sensors is investigated through both theoretical analysis and experiment. An automated FBG fabrication system was developed for fast 1000-FBG fabrication. The measurement accuracy of Bragg wavelengths for more than 80% FBGs is less than 20 pm, corresponding to 2 °C in temperature.

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Yunmiao Wang, Jianmin Gong, Bo Dong, Dorothy Y. Wang, Tyler J. Shillig, and Anbo Wang, "A Large Serial Time-Division Multiplexed Fiber Bragg Grating Sensor Network," J. Lightwave Technol. 30, 2751-2756 (2012)

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