Multiplexing of Michelson interferometer sensors in a matrix array topology

McGarrity, C. and Chu, B.C.B. and Jackson, D.A. (1995) Multiplexing of Michelson interferometer sensors in a matrix array topology. Applied Optics, 34 (7). pp. 1262-1268. ISSN 0003-6935. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

We report on the operation and performance of a matrix array topology for multiplexing reflective interferometric sensors that uses (a) frequency-division multiplexing (FDM) and (b) a combination of frequency-division and time-division multiplexing. The use of reflective sensors in this FDM topology illuminated by a cw source imposes a power limitation not encountered with the use of transmissive sensors. Combining FDM with time-division multiplexing improves the multiplexing gain of the network and improves the level of isolation of the lasers from the signal of the reflective sensors.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: frequency division multiplexing; time-division multiplexing; fiber optic; interferometric sensors; topology
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Physical Sciences > Optics
Depositing User: O.O. Odanye
Date Deposited: 04 Jun 2009 10:09
Last Modified: 17 Jul 2012 10:13
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/19377 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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