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.

Contributors

Editor(s):
Andrea Cusano
University of Sannio
Italy


Antonello Cutolo
University of Sannio
Italy




Contributor(s):
Jacques Albert
Department of Electronics
Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa
ON, K1S 5B6
Canada


Francisco M. Araújo
INESC Porto
Rua do Campo Alegre 687
Porto, 4169-007
Portugal
/
FiberSensing S.A.
Rua Vasconcelos Costa 277
Maia, 4470-640
Portugal


Francis Berghmans
Department of Applied Physics and Photonics
Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Pleinlaan 2
Brussels, 1050
Belgium
/
SCK·CEN Belgian Nuclear Research Center
Boeretang 200
Mol, 2400
Belgium


Sébastien Bette
Electromagnetism and Telecommunications Department
Faculté Polytechnique, Université de Mons
Boulevard Dolez 31
Mons, 7000
Belgium


Stefania Campopiano
Department of Technology
University of Naples “Parthenope”, Centro Direzionale di Napoli Isola C4
Napoli, 80143
Italy


Christophe Caucheteur
Electromagnetism and Telecommunications Department
Faculté Polytechnique, Université de Mons, Boulevard Dolez 31
Mons, 7000
Belgium


Genda Chen
Center for Infrastructure Engineering Studies
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla
MO, 65409-0710
USA


Andrea Cusano
Optoelectronic Division – Engineering Department
University of Sannio, Corso Garibaldi 107
Benevento, 82100
Italy


Antonello Cutolo
Optoelectronic Division – Engineering Department
University of Sannio, Corso Garibaldi 107
Benevento, 82100
Italy


Luís A. Ferreira
INESC Porto
Rua do Campo Alegre 687
Porto, 4169-007
Portugal
/
FiberSensing S.A.
Rua Vasconcelos Costa 277
Maia, 4470-640
Portugal


Andrei Gusarov
SCK·CEN Belgian Nuclear Research Center
Boeretang 200
Mol, 2400
Belgium


Siu-lau Ho
Photonics Research Centre, Department of Electrical Engineering
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hung Hom, Kowloon
Hong Kong SAR
China


Tin-kin Ho
Photonics Research Centre, Department of Electrical Engineering
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hung Hom, Kowloon
Hong Kong SAR
China


Agostino Iadicicco
Department of Technology, University of Naples “Parthenope”
Centro Direzionale di Napoli Isola C4
Napoli, 80143
Italy


Kyriacos Kalli
Nanophotonics Research Laboratory
Cyprus University of Technology
Cyprus


Shun-yee Liu
Photonics Research Centre, Department of Electrical Engineering
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hung Hom, Kowloon
Hong Kong SAR
China


Manuel López-Amo
Grupo de Comunicaciones Ópticas
Universidad Pública de Navarra, Campus de Arrosdía
Pamplona, E-31006
Spain


Jóse M. López-Higuera
Grupo de Ingeniería Fotónica
Universidad de Cantabria
ETSII y Telecomunicación, Avda. de los Castros s/n
Santander, E-39005
Spain


Patrice Mégret
Electromagnetism and Telecommunications Department
Faculté Polytechnique, Université de Mons
Boulevard Dolez 31
Mons, 7000
Belgium


Alexis Méndez
MCH Engineering LLC
1728 Clinton Avenue
Alameda
CA, 94501
USA


Vladimir Mezentsev
Photonics Research Group, Aston University
Aston Triangle
Birmingham, B4 7ET
UK


Jeff W. Miller
Micron Optics Inc.
1852 Century Place
Atlanta
GA, 30345
USA


Tomasz Nasilowski
Department of Applied Physics and Photonics
Faculty of Engineering, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Pleinlaan 2, building F
Brussels, B-1050
Belgium


Yoji Okabe
Department of Mechanical and Biofunctional Systems
Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo
4-6-1 Komaba, Meguro-ku
Tokyo, 153-8505
Japan


Jinping Ou
School of Civil Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin
Heilongjiang, 150090
P.R. China
/
School of Civil and Hydraulic Engineering, Dalian University of Technology
Dalian, 116024
P.R. China


Domenico Paladino
Optoelectronic Division – Engineering Department
University of Sannio
Corso Garibaldi 107
Benevento, 82100
Italy


José L. Santos
INESC Porto
Rua do Campo Alegre 687
Porto, 4169-007
Portugal
/
Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto
Rua do Campo Alegre 687
Porto, 4169-007
Portugal


Johannes Skaar
Department of Electronics and Telecommunications
Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway; University Graduate Center
Kjeller
Norway


Christopher B. Staveley
Smart Fibres, Limited
12 The Courtyard, Eastern Road
Bracknell, RG12 2XB
UK


Kate Sugden
Photonics Research Group
Aston University, Aston Triangle
Birmingham, B4 7ET
UK


Hwa-yaw Tam
Photonics Research Centre, Department of Electrical Engineering
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hung Hom, Kowloon
Hong Kong SAR
China


Nobuo Takeda
Department of Advanced Energy
Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo
Mail Box 302, 5-1-5 Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa-shi
Chiba, 277-8561
Japan


David J. Webb
Photonics Research Group
Aston University
UK


Marc Wuilpart
Electromagnetism and Telecommunications Department
Faculté Polytechnique, Université de Mons
Boulevard Dolez 31
Mons, 7000
Belgium


Zhi Zhou
School of Civil Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin
Heilongjiang, 150090
P.R. China
/
Center for Infrastructure Engineering Studies, Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla
MO, 65409-0710
USA




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