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  • Vol. 27, Iss. 11 — Jun. 1, 2002
  • pp: 894–896

Low-coherence fiber-optic sensor ring network based on a Mach–Zehnder interrogator

Libo Yuan, Limin Zhou, Wei Jin, and Jun Yang  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 27, Issue 11, pp. 894-896 (2002)

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A quasi-distributed fiber sensor system for smart-structure applications is proposed. The system is based on a fiber loop topology and interrogated by use of white-light interferometry. The results of preliminary experiments and a power budget analysis are presented.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics sensors
(060.4230) Fiber optics and optical communications : Multiplexing
(060.4250) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks
(120.3180) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Interferometry

Libo Yuan, Limin Zhou, Wei Jin, and Jun Yang, "Low-coherence fiber-optic sensor ring network based on a Mach–Zehnder interrogator," Opt. Lett. 27, 894-896 (2002)

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