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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 2004
  • pp: 26–28

Comparison of the methods for discriminating temperature and strain in spontaneous Brillouin-based distributed sensors

M. Alahbabi, Y. T. Cho, and T. P. Newson  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 29, Issue 1, pp. 26-28 (2004)

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A recently proposed method of measuring the two Brillouin frequencies in a multicompositional fiber core for unambiguously resolving temperature and strain in a distributed sensor is compared with the previously established technique of measuring the intensity and frequency of the single Brillouin peak in a standard single-mode fiber.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics sensors
(290.1350) Scattering : Backscattering
(290.5830) Scattering : Scattering, Brillouin

M. Alahbabi, Y. T. Cho, and T. P. Newson, "Comparison of the methods for discriminating temperature and strain in spontaneous Brillouin-based distributed sensors," Opt. Lett. 29, 26-28 (2004)

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