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Multiplexed fiber optic sensor system

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A multiplexed fiber optic sensor system including a first optical fiber having a first end arranged to receive light from a light souce, at least two optical fibers having diameters smaller than the first optical fiber, and at least two fiber optic sensors, each of the at least two smaller diameter optical fibers arranged between the first optical fiber and one of the sensors for transmitting light from the first optical fiber to that sensor. The sensors can be static or dynamic pressure sensors, strain sensors, temperature sensors or other environmental sensors.

Inventors: 
Lagakos, Nicholas; Bucaro, Joseph A.
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Sensors and Measurement
FIle Date: 
2005-10-07
Grant Date: 
2008-05-27
Grant time: 
963 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
17
Claim count percentile rank: 
5
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
3
Assignee: 
US NAVY