Two-axis accelerometer based on multicore fibre Bragg gratings

Amanda Fender, William N. MacPherson, R. R J Maier, James S. Barton, David S. George, Robert I. Howden, Graham W. Smith, B. J S Jones, Scott McCulloch, Xianfeng Chen, Rui Suo, Lin Zhang, Ian Bennion

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEWOFS 2007 Proceedings: Third European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors
Volume6619
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007
EventEWOFS 2007: Third European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors - Napoli, Italy
Duration: 4 Jul 20076 Jul 2007

Conference

ConferenceEWOFS 2007: Third European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors
CountryItaly
CityNapoli
Period4/07/076/07/07

Keywords

  • Accelerometer
  • Fibre Bragg grating
  • Multicore fibre

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