Editors: Andrea Cusano, Antonello Cutolo

Fiber Bragg Grating Sensors: Recent Advancements, Industrial Applications and Market Exploitation

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Library License: US $556
ISBN: 978-1-60805-343-8 (Print)
ISBN: 978-1-60805-084-0 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2011
DOI: 10.2174/97816080508401110101

Introduction

The book is an exciting source of information for individuals interested in learning about and marketing sensors. The book focuses on scientific and commercial advances in Fiber Bragg Grating (FBG) sensor technology since its discovery over 30 years ago. Discussions on new FBG sensor manufacturing and processing methods are provided by leading experts in the field. Novel applications of FBG sensor technology in engineering, energy, chemical and biological sectors are also included along with a clear identification of commercial opportunities in the next decade.

Foreword

- Pp. i
Brian Culshaw
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Preface

- Pp. ii-iii (2)
Andrea Cusano, Antonello Cutolo and Jacques Albert
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Contributors

- Pp. iv-vi (3)
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Fiber Bragg Grating Sensors: A Look Back

- Pp. 1-8 (8)
Jacques Albert

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Fiber Bragg Gratings: Advances in Fabrication Process and Tools

- Pp. 9-34 (26)
Kate Sugden and Vladimir Mezentsev

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Fiber Bragg Gratings: Analysis and Synthesis Techniques

- Pp. 35-52 (18)
Johannes Skaar

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Photonic Bandgap Engineering in FBGs by Post Processing Fabrication Technique

- Pp. 53-77 (25)
Andrea Cusano, Domenico Paladino, Antonello Cutolo, Agostino Iadicicco and Stefania Campopiano

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Fiber Bragg Grating Interrogation Systems

- Pp. 78-98 (21)
Jose Luis Santos, Luis Alberto Ferreira and Francisco Manuel Araujo

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Multiplexing Techniques for FBG Sensors

- Pp. 99-115 (17)
Manuel Lopez-Amo and Jose Miguel Lopez-Higuera

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Polarization Properties of Fiber Bragg Gratings and Their Application for Transverse Force Sensing Purposes

- Pp. 116-142 (27)
Christophe Caucheteur, Sebastien Bette, Marc Wuilpart and Patrice Megret

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Fiber Bragg Grating Sensors in Civil Engineering Applications

- Pp. 143-170 (28)
Jinping Ou, Zhi Zhou and Genda Chen

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Fiber Bragg Grating Sensors in Aeronautics and Astronautics

- Pp. 171-184 (14)
Nobuo Takeda and Yoji Okabe

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Fiber Bragg Grating Sensors in Energy Applications

- Pp. 185-196 (12)
Christopher Barry Staveley

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Fiber Bragg Grating Sensors for Railway Systems

- Pp. 197-217 (21)
Hwa-yaw Tam, Shun-yee Liu, Siu-lau Ho and Tin-kin Ho

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Fiber Bragg Grating Sensors in Nuclear Environments

- Pp. 218-237 (20)
Francis Berghmans and Andrei Gusarov

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Fiber Bragg Grating Evanescent Wave Sensors for Chemical and Biological Applications

- Pp. 238-269 (32)
Andrea Cusano, Domenico Paladino, Antonello Cutolo, Agostino Iadicicco and Stefania Campopiano

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Fiber Bragg Grating Sensors in Microstructured Optical Fibers

- Pp. 270-291 (22)
Tomasz Nasilowski

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Polymer Fiber Bragg Gratings

- Pp. 292-312 (21)
David John Webb and Kyriacos Kalli

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Fiber Bragg Grating Sensors: Market Overview and New Perspectives

- Pp. 313-320 (8)
Jeff Wayne Miller and Alexis Mendez

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Index

- Pp. 321-322 (2)
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