A Differential Reflective Intensity Optical Fiber Angular Displacement Sensor
AbstractIn this paper, a novel differential reflective intensity optical fiber angular displacement sensor was proposed. This sensor can directly measure the angular and axial linear displacement of a flat surface. The structure of the sensor probe is simple and its basic principle was first analyzed according to the intensity modulation mechanisms. Secondly, in order to trim the dark output voltage to zero, the photoelectric conversion circuit was developed to adjust the signals. Then, the sensor model including the photoelectric conversion circuit has been established, and the influence of design parameters on the sensor output characteristic has been simulated. Finally, the design parameters of the sensor structure were obtained based on the simulation results; and an experimental test system was built for the sensor calibration. Experimental results show that the linear angular range and the sensitivity of the sensor were 74.4 and 0.051 V/°, respectively. Its change rules confirm the operating principle of the sensor well. View Full-Text
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Jia, B.; He, L.; Yan, G.; Feng, Y. A Differential Reflective Intensity Optical Fiber Angular Displacement Sensor. Sensors 2016, 16, 1508.
Jia B, He L, Yan G, Feng Y. A Differential Reflective Intensity Optical Fiber Angular Displacement Sensor. Sensors. 2016; 16(9):1508.Chicago/Turabian Style
Jia, Binghui; He, Lei; Yan, Guodong; Feng, Yong. 2016. "A Differential Reflective Intensity Optical Fiber Angular Displacement Sensor." Sensors 16, no. 9: 1508.
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