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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 15 — Aug. 1, 2013
  • pp: 2877–2880

Cyclic pulse coding for fast BOTDA fiber sensors

M. Taki, Y. Muanenda, C. J. Oton, T. Nannipieri, A. Signorini, and F. Di Pasquale  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 15, pp. 2877-2880 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.38.002877


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Abstract

A cyclic pulse coding technique is proposed and experimentally demonstrated for fast implementation of long-range Brillouin optical time-domain analysis (BOTDA). The proposed technique allows for accurate temperature and strain measurements with meter-scale spatial resolution over kilometers of standard single-mode fiber, with subsecond measurement times.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics sensors
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(290.5900) Scattering : Scattering, stimulated Brillouin
(280.4788) Remote sensing and sensors : Optical sensing and sensors
(280.1350) Remote sensing and sensors : Backscattering

ToC Category:
Scattering

History
Original Manuscript: June 3, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: June 25, 2013
Published: July 30, 2013

Citation
M. Taki, Y. Muanenda, C. J. Oton, T. Nannipieri, A. Signorini, and F. Di Pasquale, "Cyclic pulse coding for fast BOTDA fiber sensors," Opt. Lett. 38, 2877-2880 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-38-15-2877


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