Culshaw, B. (2004) Optical fiber sensor technologies: opportunities and perhaps pitfalls. Journal of Lightwave Technology, 22 (1). pp. 39-50. ISSN 0733-8724Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)
Fiber optic sensor technology has wide-ranging potential in sensing and measurement and the aim of this paper is to explore the factors that determine this potential. The basic principles of fiber sensing are well established and share much with fiber communications. However, the implementation technologies can be radically different and the market characteristics contrast totally with the communications sector. We explore these issues in the context of applications in structural monitoring, electromagnetic measurements, and environmental sensing. We also present very brief accounts of underlying principles and a short discussion concerning evolving technologies for fiber sensing.
|Keywords:||distributed sensors, fibre optic sensors, intelligent sensors monitoring, lightwaves, optical fibres, Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering, Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics|
|Subjects:||Technology > Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering|
|Department:||Faculty of Engineering > Electronic and Electrical Engineering|
|Depositing user:||Strathprints Administrator|
|Date Deposited:||13 Jun 2007|
|Last modified:||02 Dec 2016 03:05|