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5 March 1993 Fabry-Perot sensor with digital signal processing for the measurement of magnetostriction
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Proceedings Volume 1795, Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors X; (1993)
Event: Fibers '92, 1992, Boston, MA, United States
Fabry-Perot interferometers have attractive features for use in fiber optic sensors. However, they suffer from undesirable amplitude modulation introduced as a result of coupling losses due to mirror absorption, mirror tilt, curvature of the fiber end-face, fiber mirror separation and splice losses. In addition, non-linearities of high finesse Fabry-Perot interferometers require special readout techniques. A method using digital signal processing is proposed which is able to solve the problems caused by the non-linearities, the directional ambiguities and the coupling losses. This method is demonstrated by using a fiber optic Fabry-Perot interferometer for the measurement of magnetostriction.
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Johan Meyer and Pieter L. Swart "Fabry-Perot sensor with digital signal processing for the measurement of magnetostriction", Proc. SPIE 1795, Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors X, (5 March 1993);


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