Improving the performance of FBG sensors in a WDM network using a simulated annealing technique

C.Z. Shi, N. Zeng, Y.B. Liao, C.C. Chan, W. Jin, L. Zhang

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Abstract

Simulated annealing technique is used to improve the performance of fiber Bragg grating (FBG) sensors in a wavelength-division-multiplexed network. Experiments demonstrated strain detection accuracy of ̃2.5 με when the spectrums of FBGs are fully or partially overlapped.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)227-229
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Photonics Technology Letters
Volume16
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2004

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Keywords

  • fiber Bragg gratings (FBGs)
  • fiber-optic sensors
  • strain measurement

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