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Sensors 2012, 12(4), 3929-3951; doi:10.3390/s120403929
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Optical Fiber Networks for Remote Fiber Optic Sensors

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Received: 29 January 2012; in revised form: 1 March 2012 / Accepted: 15 March 2012 / Published: 26 March 2012
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Optical Fiber Sensors)
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Abstract: This paper presents an overview of optical fiber sensor networks for remote sensing. Firstly, the state of the art of remote fiber sensor systems has been considered. We have summarized the great evolution of these systems in recent years; this progress confirms that fiber-optic remote sensing is a promising technology with a wide field of practical applications. Afterwards, the most representative remote fiber-optic sensor systems are briefly explained, discussing their schemes, challenges, pros and cons. Finally, a synopsis of the main factors to take into consideration in the design of a remote sensor system is gathered.
Keywords: Raman amplification; fiber-optic sensor multiplexing; remote sensing; fiber Bragg Gratings (FBGs) Raman amplification; fiber-optic sensor multiplexing; remote sensing; fiber Bragg Gratings (FBGs)
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Fernandez-Vallejo, M.; Lopez-Amo, M. Optical Fiber Networks for Remote Fiber Optic Sensors. Sensors 2012, 12, 3929-3951.

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Fernandez-Vallejo M, Lopez-Amo M. Optical Fiber Networks for Remote Fiber Optic Sensors. Sensors. 2012; 12(4):3929-3951.

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Fernandez-Vallejo, Montserrat; Lopez-Amo, Manuel. 2012. "Optical Fiber Networks for Remote Fiber Optic Sensors." Sensors 12, no. 4: 3929-3951.


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