Improving the Performance of FBG Sensors in a WDM Network Using a Simulated Annealing Technique

C. Z. Shi, N. Zeng, C. C. Chan, Y. B. Liao, Wei Jin, L. Zhang

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Simulated annealing technique is used to improve the performance of fiber Bragg grating (FBG) sensors in a wavelength-division-multiplexed network. Experiments demonstrated strain detection accuracy of ̃2.5 με when the spectrums of FBGs are fully or partially overlapped.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)227-229
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Photonics Technology Letters
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2004


  • Fiber Bragg gratings (FBGs)
  • Fiber-optic sensors
  • Strain measurement

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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