Widest-ever dynamic range of Brillouin strain sensing using slimmed plastic optical fibers

Yosuke Mizuno, Natsuki Matsutani, Heeyoung Lee, Kentaro Nakamura

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Abstract

Conventionally, the maximal detectable strain using Brillouin scattering in plastic optical fibers (POFs) was ~5% (limited by so-called Brillouin-frequency-shift hopping). Here, we show detectability of >25% strain using slimmed POFs with ~3% strain pre-applied.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOptical Fiber Sensors, OFS 2018
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
ISBN (Print)9781943580507
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018
EventOptical Fiber Sensors, OFS 2018 - Lausanne, Switzerland
Duration: 2018 Sep 242018 Sep 28

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
VolumePart F124-OFS 2018

Conference

ConferenceOptical Fiber Sensors, OFS 2018
CountrySwitzerland
CityLausanne
Period18/9/2418/9/28

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

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    Mizuno, Y., Matsutani, N., Lee, H., & Nakamura, K. (2018). Widest-ever dynamic range of Brillouin strain sensing using slimmed plastic optical fibers. In Optical Fiber Sensors, OFS 2018 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers; Vol. Part F124-OFS 2018). OSA - The Optical Society. https://doi.org/10.1364/ofs.2018.the76