Two-axis accelerometer based on multicore fibre Bragg gratings

Fender, Amanda, MacPherson, William N., Maier, Robert R.J., Barton, James S., George, David S., Howden, Robert I., Smith, Graham W., Jones, Ben J.S., McCulloch, Scott, Chen, Xianfeng, Suo, Rui, Zhang, Lin and Bennion, Ian (2008). Two-axis accelerometer based on multicore fibre Bragg gratings. IN: Third European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors. Cutolo, Antonello; Culshaw, Brian and López-Higuera, José Miguel (eds) SPIE proceedings, 6619 . SPIE.

Abstract

We report an accelerometer based upon a simple fibre cantilever constructed from a short length of multicore fibre(MCF) containing fibre Bragg gratings (FBGs). Two-axis measurement is demonstrated up to 3 kHz.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1117/12.738411
Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences > Electrical, electronic & power engineering
Engineering & Applied Sciences > Institute of Photonics
Additional Information: Amanda Fender ; William N. MacPherson ; Robert R. J. Maier ; James S. Barton ; David S. George ; Robert I. Howden ; Graham W. Smith ; Ben J. S. Jones ; Scott McCulloch ; Xianfeng Chen ; Rui Suo ; Lin Zhang and Ian Bennion, "Two-axis accelerometer based on multicore fibre Bragg gratings", Cutolo, A., Culshaw, B., López-Higuera, J.M. (eds), Proc. SPIE 6619, Third European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors, 66190Q (July 02, 2007). Copyright 2007 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers. One print or electronic copy may be made for personal use only. Systematic reproduction and distribution, duplication of any material in this paper for a fee or for commercial purposes, or modification of the content of the paper are prohibited. http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.738411
Event Title: 3rd European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors
Event Type: Other
Event Dates: 2007-07-04 - 2007-07-06
Uncontrolled Keywords: accelerometer,fibre cantilever,short length of multicore fibre,MCF,fibre Bragg gratings,FBGs,two-axis measurement,Electrical and Electronic Engineering,Condensed Matter Physics
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Published Date: 2008-04
Authors: Fender, Amanda
MacPherson, William N.
Maier, Robert R.J.
Barton, James S.
George, David S.
Howden, Robert I.
Smith, Graham W.
Jones, Ben J.S.
McCulloch, Scott
Chen, Xianfeng
Suo, Rui
Zhang, Lin ( 0000-0002-1691-5577)
Bennion, Ian

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