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Fiber Optic Sensors: An Introduction for Engineers and Scientists

Fiber Optic Sensors: An Introduction for Engineers and Scientists
by Eric Udd
English | 2006 | ISBN: 0470068108 | 492 pages | PDF | 20.2 MB

A comprehensive introduction to this fast growing technology This book provides an introduction to the rapidly advancing and expanding field of fiber optic sensors, with chapters contributed by internationally recognized experts. Each of the three sections-Basic Components, Technology, and Applications-offers a stand-alone primer on a key area of the field. Together, they give engineers, scientists, graduate students, and advanced undergraduates a comprehensive resource on fiber optic sensors. Initial chapters cover optical fibers, light sources, and detectors and optical modulators, introducing the fundamental building blocks of fiber optic sensors and pointing out the many connections between these elements and fiber optic sensor technology.
Extrinsic or hybrid fiber optic sensors
Intensity sensors for monitoring temperature, position, and other environmental aspects
The Fabry-Perot based fiber optic sensor
The Mach-Zehnder interferometer
The Sagnac interferometer and fiber gyroscopes
Displacement fiber optic sensors
Polarization sensors
Industrial applications of fiber optic sensors
Fiber optic smart structures Pooling the expertise of leading professionals, Fiber Optic Sensors supplies an integral resource for understanding a key area of optical science and telecommunications.


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Tags: Sensors, Introduction, Engineers, Scientists

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