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Optical Fiber Sensor Technology

Author: K T V Grattan; B T Meggitt
Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands, 1995.
Series: Optical and quantum electronics series, 1.
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Optical Fiber Sensor Technology covers both the principles and applications of this technology. Drawing upon leading international experts for authoritative chapters reflecting the present state-of-the-art, the book contains essential tutorial material on the fundamentals of optics and optical fibres, reviews of the underlying technology and present and potential future applications. Extensively illustrated and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: K T V Grattan; B T Meggitt
ISBN: 9789401112109 940111210X
OCLC Number: 851370728
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 499 pages).
Contents: 1 Overview of fiber sensor developments --
1.1 Introduction --
1.2 Current state of the art --
1.3 Future developments --
1.4 Summary --
References --
2. Foundations of optical fiber technology --
2.1 Introduction --
2.2 Optical guidance --
2.3 Fiber dispersion --
2.4 Commercially available optical fibers --
2.5 Fiber fabrication and strength --
2.6 Fiber attenuation --
2.7 Modal noise --
2.8 Power handling --
2.9 Fiber handling --
2.10 Polarization behavior in optical fibers --
2.11 Fiber components --
References --
Further Reading --
3. Sources for optical fiber sensors --
3.1 Introduction --
3.2 Basics of radiation sources --
3.3 Incoherent sources --
3.4 Coherent sources --
3.5 Choice of photon detectors --
3.6 Summary of laser sources --
3.7 Conclusions --
References --
4 Optical detectors and receivers --
4.1 Introduction --
4.2 Photothermal detectors --
4.3 Photoemissive devices --
4.4 Photoconductive detectors --
4.5 Photodiodes --
4.6 Receivers --
4.7 Noise in photodiode receivers --
4.8 Conclusions --
References --
Further reading --
5. Multimode optical fiber sensors --
5.1 Introduction --
5.2 Formal systems approach --
5.3 Source and fiber effects --
5.4 Some important modulation mechanisms --
5.5 Signal processing and system architecture --
5.6 Conclusions --
References --
6 Multimode optical fiber chemical sensors --
6.1 Introduction --
6.2 Perceived advantages and disadvantages for chemical sensing --
6.3 Underlying principles of fiber optic chemical sensors --
6.4 Classifying fiber optic sensors for chemical sensing --
6.5 Description of some illustrative sensors --
6.6 Conclusions --
References --
7 Single mode optical fiber sensors --
7.1 Introduction --
7.2 Interferometer configurations --
7.3 Transfer functions of interferometers --
7.4 Signal processing techniques --
7.5 Fiber interactions --
7.6 Applications --
References --
8 Optical fiber modulation techniques for single mode fiber sensors --
8.1 Introduction --
8.2 Optical fiber phase modulators --
8.3 Optical fiber frequency shifters --
8.4 In-line fiber intensity modulators --
References --
9. Fiber optic white-light interferometric sensors --
9.1 Introduction --
9.2 Spectral domain processing --
9.3 Phase domain processing --
9.4 Spatial domain processing --
9.5 Spatial to temporal fringe generation --
9.6 Quasi-distributed sensor systems: multiplexing --
9.7 Bragg-grating devices --
References --
10 Nonlinear effects in optical fibers --
10.1 Introduction --
10.2 Parametric effects --
10.3 Inelastic scattering --
10.4 Conclusions --
References --
11 Distributed fiber optic sensors --
11.1 Introduction --
11.2 Classification of distributed optical fiber sensors --
11.3 Principles of operation --
11.4 Performance of distributed sensors and engineering aspects --
11.5 Applications --
11.6 Examples of practical implementations of distributed sensors --
11.7 Safety of distributed sensors --
11.8 Future prospects --
References --
12 Schemes for referencing of intensity-modulated optical sensor systems --
12.1 Introduction --
12.2 Important design considerations --
12.3 Referencing mechanisms --
12.4 Spatial referencing --
12.5 Temporal referencing --
12.6 Dual wavelength referencing --
12.7 Comparative assessment --
12.8 Summary --
References --
13A Hybrid optical fiber sensors --
13A.1 Introduction --
13A.2 Sensor excitation --
13A.3 Sensor classification --
13A.4 Hybrid actuators --
13A.5 Hybrid sensor multiplexing --
13A.6 Conclusions --
References --
13B Optical fiber current measurement --
13B.1 Introduction --
13B.2 Basic principle --
13B.3 Design features --
13B.4 Evaluation of experimental devices --
13B.5 Device analysis --
13B.6 Conclusions --
References --
13C Fiber optic techniques for temperature measurement --
13C.1 Introduction --
13C.2 Sensor devices --
13C.3 Conclusions --
References --
14 Advanced external fiber optic sensors --
14.1 Laser Doppler anemometry --
14.2 Transit time (two-spot) anemometers (TTA) --
14.3 Noncontact vibrometers (NCV) --
14.4 Holography and TV holography --
14.5 Accelerometers and geophones --
14.6 Optical displacement --
14.7 Conclusions --
References.
Series Title: Optical and quantum electronics series, 1.
Responsibility: edited by K.T.V. Grattan, B.T. Meggitt.

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