Remote high temperature sensing with a reflective bandpass long-period fiber grating and a fiber ring laser

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Original languageEnglish
Article number94023
Journal / PublicationMeasurement Science and Technology
Volume24
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2013

Abstract

We demonstrate a remote high temperature fiber sensing system, where the sensing element is a long-period fiber grating (LPFG) fusion-spliced to a short section of a hollow-core fiber (HCF) and sensor interrogation is achieved with a fiber ring laser. The HCF turns the LPFG from a band-rejection filter into a reflective bandpass filter, while the ring laser selects the reflected wavelength from the LPFG sensor. Our experimental sensor shows a sensitivity of 0.095 nm °C-1 over the temperature range from 150 to 600°C and the sensing distance is about 1 km. © 2013 IOP Publishing Ltd.