Two-axis accelerometer based on multicore fibre Bragg gratings

Amanda Fender, William N. MacPherson, Robert R.J. Maier, James S. Barton, David S. George, Robert I. Howden, Graham W. Smith, Ben J.S. Jones, Scott McCulloch, Xianfeng Chen, Rui Suo, Lin Zhang, Ian Bennion

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We report an accelerometer based upon a simple fibre cantilever constructed from a short length of multicore fibre(MCF) containing fibre Bragg gratings (FBGs). Two-axis measurement is demonstrated up to 3 kHz.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThird European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors
EditorsAntonello Cutolo, Brian Culshaw, José Miguel López-Higuera
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)978-0-8194-6761-4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2008
Event3rd European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors - Napoli, Italy
Duration: 4 Jul 20076 Jul 2007

Publication series

NameSPIE proceedings
ISSN (Print)0277-786X


Workshop3rd European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors

Bibliographical note

Amanda Fender ; William N. MacPherson ; Robert R. J. Maier ; James S. Barton ; David S. George ; Robert I. Howden ; Graham W. Smith ; Ben J. S. Jones ; Scott McCulloch ; Xianfeng Chen ; Rui Suo ; Lin Zhang and Ian Bennion, "Two-axis accelerometer based on multicore fibre Bragg gratings", Cutolo, A., Culshaw, B., López-Higuera, J.M. (eds), Proc. SPIE 6619, Third European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors, 66190Q (July 02, 2007).
Copyright 2007 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers. One print or electronic copy may be made for personal use only. Systematic reproduction and distribution, duplication of any material in this paper for a fee or for commercial purposes, or modification of the content of the paper are prohibited.


  • accelerometer
  • fibre cantilever
  • short length of multicore fibre
  • MCF
  • fibre Bragg gratings
  • FBGs
  • two-axis measurement


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