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 (ORCID Profile 0000-0002-1691-5577)
Bennion, Ian



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