Fiber Bragg grating accelerometer with temperature insensitivity

Yinian Zhu, Ping Shum, Chao Lu, Beatrys M. Lacquet, Pieter L. Swart, Stephanus J. Spammer

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A cantilever beam and fiber Bragg grating are used to measure acceleration. The output signal is insensitive to temperature variations from -20°C to 40°C, and the output signal fluctuates less than 5% without any temperature compensation schemes. For the experimental system, a linear output range of 8 g can be detected.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)151-153
Number of pages3
JournalMicrowave and Optical Technology Letters
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 20 Apr 2003
Externally publishedYes


  • Accelerometer
  • Chirped grating
  • Fiber Bragg grating
  • Optical fiber sensor

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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