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Hybrid Wavelength-Time-Domain Interrogation System for Multiplexed Fiber Bragg Sensors Using a Strain-Tuned Erbium-Doped Fiber Laser

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6 Author(s)
Haramoni, N. ; Fed. Univ. of Technol., Curitiba ; Paterno, A.S. ; Goedtel, A. ; Soares, G.R.
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A system for the interrogation of fiber Bragg grating (FBG) sensors using a strain-tuned EDF laser with linear cavity is described. An optical switch is spliced to one end of the laser cavity and connects one of two high-strength draw-tower fiber Bragg gratings (DTGs). The gratings are simultaneously tuned by a stretching device and act as the end reflector of the laser cavity. By applying a ramp signal to the actuator synchronized to the optical switch, the laser signal sweeps over two different wavelength intervals, depending on the connected DTG. This approach represents a hybrid wavelength-time-domain interrogation for multiplexed sensors and doubles the number of sensors that may be addressed when compared with single DTG scanning. In addition, the use of the DTG allows a fivefold increase in the strain tuned wavelength interval over standard fiber Bragg gratings. An example application is demonstrated where temperature inside an electrical motor is measured during operation.

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Sensors Journal, IEEE  (Volume:8 ,  Issue: 7 )