Abstract

A new sensing technique for the distributed measurement of temperature and strain, based on Brillouin optical frequency-domain analysis, is presented. Theoretical investigations and first experimental results of distributed measurements demonstrate the feasibility of this new concept.

© 1996 Optical Society of America

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Figures (4)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Basic configuration of a BOFDA sensor. EOM, electro-optical modulator.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Numerical simulation of a BOFDA measurement.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Experimental setup of a BOFDA sensor.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

BOFDA measurement: *, heated; **, stretched.

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X p ( j ω ) ω m = F [ I p ( L , t ) ω m ] , X s ( j ω ) ω m = F [ I s ( L , t ) ω m ] .
H ( j ω ) = X p ( j ω ) ω X s ( j ω ) ω = A ( ω ) exp [ j Φ ( ω ) ] ,
h ( t ) = 1 2 π H ( j ω ) exp ( j ω t ) d ω ,
L max = c 2 n 1 Δ f m .
Δ z = c 2 n 1 f m , max f m , min ,
[ n / c ( / t ) + / z ] I p = ( α g B I s ) I p ,
[ n / c ( / t ) / z ] I s = ( α + g B I p ) I s .

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