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  • Vol. 18, Iss. 23 — Dec. 1, 1993
  • pp: 2065–2067

Wavelength-scanning technique for distributed fiber-optic sensors

A. Khomenko, M. Shlyagin, S. Miridonov, and D. Tentori  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 18, Issue 23, pp. 2065-2067 (1993)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.18.002065


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Abstract

A new technique for distributed fiber-optic sensing is described. It is a wavelength-scanning method that uses, as a sensing element, a polarization-maintaining fiber illuminated with a white-light source. The distribution of the mode-coupling coefficient is determined by a new digital procedure with a fast-Fourier-transform algorithm. Experimental results demonstrate that, when birefringence dispersion is taken into account, more than 300 elements can be resolved along the fiber.

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History
Original Manuscript: August 6, 1993
Published: December 1, 1993

Citation
A. Khomenko, M. Shlyagin, S. Miridonov, and D. Tentori, "Wavelength-scanning technique for distributed fiber-optic sensors," Opt. Lett. 18, 2065-2067 (1993)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-18-23-2065


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