Sub-mm Gap Sensor Using Fibre Optic Fabry-Perot Interferometry for Long-Term Structural Health Monitoring

Tamer Y. Cosgun, Adrian Dzipalski, Calum A. Ross, Robert R. Thomson, Matthew Kingston, Simon Brooks, William N. MacPherson

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Abstract

A structural health monitoring device has been developed capable of measuring the absolute distance between parallel surfaces using Fabry-Perot interferometry with micron resolution. This is achieved by fabricating turning mirrors on two opposite cores of a multi-core fibre.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2020 IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC)
PublisherIEEE
ISBN (Electronic)9781728158914
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 16 Nov 2020
Event2020 IEEE Photonics Conference - Virtual, Vancouver, Canada
Duration: 28 Sep 20201 Oct 2020

Publication series

NameIEEE Photonics Conference
ISSN (Electronic)2575-274X

Conference

Conference2020 IEEE Photonics Conference
Abbreviated titleIPC 2020
CountryCanada
CityVirtual, Vancouver
Period28/09/201/10/20

Keywords

  • Fabry-Perot interferometer
  • focused ion beam
  • multi-core fibre
  • selective etching
  • structural health monitoring

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Signal Processing
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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