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19 April 2013 Mechanical monolithic tiltmeter for low frequency measurements
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The paper describes a tilt meter sensor for geophysical applications, based on Folded Pendulum (FP) mechanical sensor. Both the theoretical model and the experimental results of a tunable mechanical monolithic FP tilt meter prototype are presented and discussed. Some of the most important characteristics, like the measured resolution of ≈ 0.1 nrad at 100mHz, are detailed. Among the scientific results, earth tilt tides have been already observed with this monolithic FP tilt meter prototype.
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F. Acernese, R. Canonico, R. De Rosa, G. Giordano, R. Romano, and F. Barone "Mechanical monolithic tiltmeter for low frequency measurements", Proc. SPIE 8692, Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems 2013, 86923J (19 April 2013); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2008632
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