A new sensing technique for the distributed measurement of temperature and strain, based on Brillouin optical frequency-domain analysis, is presented. Theoretical investigations and first experimental results of distributed measurements demonstrate the feasibility of this new concept.
© 1996 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: March 26, 1996
Published: September 1, 1996
Dieter Garus, Torsten Gogolla, Katerina Krebber, and Frank Schliep, "Distributed sensing technique based on Brillouin optical-fiber frequency-domain analysis," Opt. Lett. 21, 1402-1404 (1996)