Two-axis accelerometer based on multicore fibre Bragg gratings


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.

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Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences > Electrical, Electronic & Power Engineering
Engineering & Applied Sciences > Aston Institute of Photonics Technology
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.
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
ISBN: 978-0-8194-6761-4
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PURE Output Type: Chapter
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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