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Dynamic strain measurement using an extrinsic Fabry-Perot interferometric sensor and an arrayed waveguide grating device

Willshire, A.J. and Niewczas, P. and Dziuda, L. and Fusiek, G. and McDonald, J.R. (2004) Dynamic strain measurement using an extrinsic Fabry-Perot interferometric sensor and an arrayed waveguide grating device. IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, 53 (1). pp. 4-9. ISSN 0018-9456

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Abstract

In this paper, we demonstrate an interrogation system based on an arrayed waveguide grating capable of monitoring dynamic strain in a cantilever beam at frequencies up to 5 kHz (limited by the actuator) with a similar precision to resistive strain gauges.