Accession Number : ADD017591

Title :   Fiber Grating-Based Detection System for Wavelength Encoded Fiber Sensors.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 30 Nov 93, patented 25 Apr 95,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Kersey, Alan D ; Askins, Charles ; Friebele, Joseph

Report Date : 25 Apr 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : An apparatus for the determination of the wavelength and the detection of wavelength shifts in wavelength encoded fiber sensors, such as Bragg grating sensors The apparatus is implemented in fiber and uses a pair of tuned fiber gratings to provide a filter type function that tracks the wavelength component of a signal from a wavelength encoded sensor.

Descriptors :   *FIBER OPTICS, *PATENTS, OPTICAL DETECTION, CODING, GRATINGS(SPECTRA), SHIFTING, OPTICAL DETECTORS, OPTICAL FILTERS, BRAGG ANGLE

Subject Categories : Fiber Optics and Integrated Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE