Fabry-Perot Lasers in Simultaneous Strain and Temperature Brillouin-based Distributed Sensing

Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Soto, M. A.; Bolognini, G.; Pasquale, F. Di (Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, via G. Moruzzi 1, 56124, Pisa, Italy)

The use of Fabry-Perot lasers is proposed for simultaneous strain and temperature sensing based on spontaneous Brillouin scattering. A significant sensing performance enhancement is achieved compared to the use of single-longitudinal mode lasers.