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1st Edition

Fiber-Optic-Based Sensing Systems




ISBN 9781774637241
Published June 2, 2022 by Apple Academic Press
342 Pages 6 Color & 146 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

The need for both intrinsic and extrinsic fiber-optic sensor technologies continues to grow. To meet the demands of this fast-expanding applications-driven market, this book discusses both the latest advances and recent application opportunities along with the basic optical phenomena, with the main emphasis on applying optical knowledge for solving real-life engineering problems.

Key features of the book:
• Highlights the uniqueness of fiber-optics sensors
• Presents state-of-the-art technology in optical fiber sensors
• Discusses a variety of fiber-optic topologies
• Considers different detection techniques
• Gives special attention to distributed fiber-optic sensing systems

Basic tools and concepts are presented in the earlier chapters, which are then developed in more detail in the later chapters. The book is organized in seven chapters covering a broad range of fiber-optical sensing phenomena. Written for undergraduate and graduate students who want to broaden their knowledge of fiber-optic sensing system applications for real-life engineering problems, the volume is also valuable for engineers who want to acquire the basic principles of optics, especially fiber-optics.

Table of Contents

1. The Properties and the Nature of Light  2. Radiometric and Photometric Measurements  3. Optical Detection  4. Coherence and Interference of Light  5. Fiber Optics  6. Low-Coherence Fiber-Optic Sensor Principle of Operation  7. Fiber-Optic Sensor Case Studies 

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Biography

Lazo M. Manojlović, PhD, is currently with the Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Society of the Republic of Serbia, Belgrade, as a Special Adviser to the Minister. He is also with Zrenjanin Technical College, Serbia, as Professor. His experience and research interests include interferometry, optical sensing systems, and laser rangefinders. His extensive experience includes roles with Integrated Microsystems Austria GmbH, Wiener Neustadt, Austria, where he was engaged in research on the development of different types of fiber-optic sensors; the Vienna University of Technology, Austria, where he performed research on the development of high-precision piezoactuator-based positioning systems; Pupin Telecom DATACOM, Belgrade, Serbia, where he was involved in designing, installing, and commissioning of the first hybrid fiber coaxial network for the cable distribution systems in Belgrade; the Military Institute of Technology, Belgrade, Serbia, where he worked on designing and testing several types of ultra-low noise wideband photodiode preamplifiers for quadrant photodetector and for tracking electronics circuits for analog signal processing in pulsed-laser tracking systems for laser guidance missiles; and the Institute Mihailo Pupin, Belgrade, Serbia, as a part of his extended studies, where he was engaged in research on the development of applicative software for text-to-speech synthesis of Serbian spoken language in the C programming language based on diphone concatenation.