Microbend fiber optic sensors

  • John W. BertholdIII
Part of the Optoelectronics, Imaging and Sensing Series book series (OISS, volume 3)


The microbend sensor was one of the earliest fiber optic sensors. Microbend losses have always been a curse to the fiber optic cable designer, but it is this very same microbend loss effect in optical fibers which was exploited by the microbend sensor designer who adapted the microbend effect to the measurement of many physical parameters and physical variables such as temperature and pressure.


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