Packaging effects on fiber bragg grating sensor performance

Jian Zhong Hao, Shiro Takahashi, Zhao Hui Cai, Jun Hong Ng, Xiu Feng Yang, Zhi Hao Chen, Chao Lu

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In this paper, the effects of packaging material and structure of fiber Bragg grating sensor performance are investigated. The effects of thermal expansion coefficient of different embedding materials on the temperature sensitivities of the FBG sensors are studied both theoretically and experimentally with good agreement, which provides a means for selection of FBG packaging material to achieve desiredtemperature sensitivity. We also demonstrate a 4-point bending structured FBG lateral force sensor that measures up to 242N force with well-preserved reflection spectrum, whereas for 3-point bending structure, multiple-peaks start to occur when applied force reaches 72 N.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)999-1007
Number of pages9
JournalZidonghua Xuebao/Acta Automatica Sinica
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2006
Externally publishedYes


  • Fiber bragg grating sensor
  • Lateral force sensor
  • Thermal expansion coefficient

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Software
  • Information Systems
  • Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design


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