We report the implementation of a low-cost high-resolution WDM interrogation system operating around 800nm region with bandwidth up to 60 nm and resolution of 13 pm by utilising a tilted fibre Bragg grating as an out-coupling device and a CCD-array detector. The system has been evaluated for interrogating fibre Bragg grating based strain, temperature sensors, giving sensitivities of 0.6 pm/µe and 5.6 pm/°C which are in good agreement with previously reported values. Furthermore, the system has been utilised to detect refractive index change of sample liquids, demonstrating a capability of measuring index change as small as 10-5.
|Workshop||3rd European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors|
|Period||4/07/07 → 6/07/07|
Rui Suo ; Xianfeng Chen ; Kaiming Zhou ; Lin Zhang ; Ian Bennion and Bo Liu
"Tilted-fibre-Bragg-grating-based 800nm WDM interrogation system for strain, temperature, and refractive index sensing", Cutolo, A., Culshaw, B., López-Higuera, J.M. (eds) , Proc. SPIE 6619, Third European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors, 66192N (July 02, 2007).
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- high-resolution WDM interrogation system
- tilted fibre Bragg grating
- out-coupling deviceand
- CCD-array detector
- fibre Bragg grating
- temperature sensors