Fiber Optic Sensors by Francis T.S. Yu, Shizhuo Yin

By Francis T.S. Yu, Shizhuo Yin

This reference offers a accomplished account of the new advances and study in fiber optic sensor expertise. It deals a innovative background of every sensor kind in addition to easy ideas and basic development blocks for useful purposes within the electric aerospace, safeguard and production, clever constitution, undersea surveillance, scientific, and gasoline and oil industries. Fiber Optic Sensors highlights the improvement of fiber optic sensors and vintage functions; offers new equipment for the development of high-speed and high-capacity fiber sensor structures; and describes fresh advancements in fiber optic amplifiers, fiber Bragg grating sensors, optical isolators, optical time area reflectometry (OTDR), and fiber optic gyroscopes. The ebook information structural fatigue tracking for dams and bridges, the influence of exterior and environmental components on fiber optic sensor functionality, interferometer configuration multiplexing structure, polarization fading mitigation, and approach integration, and up-to-date functions of fiber optic sensors.

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They are also being baselined for such future programs as the Comanche helicopter and are being developed to support long-duration space flights. Other applications using fiber optic gyros include mining operations, tunneling, attitude control for a radio-controlled helicopter, cleaning robots, antenna pointing and tracking, and guidance for unmanned trucks and carriers. Two types of fiber optic gyros are being developed. 01 =hr to 100 =hr and higher [38]. These fiber gyros are generally used for low-cost applications where dynamic range and linearity are not the crucial issues.

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