Impact of the pulse modulation format on distributed BOTDA sensors based on Simplex coding

Marcelo A. Soto, Gabriele Bolognini, Fabrizio Di Pasquale, José Luís Santos, Brian Culshaw, José Miguel López-Higuera, William N. MacPherson
2010 Fourth European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors  
We experimentally analyse the impact of pulse modulation format on BOTDA sensors exploiting Simplex coding. A careful optimisation of modulation format is required to avoid spurious oscillations causing severe penalties in the measurement accuracy. Downloaded From: http://proceedings.spiedigitallibrary.org/ on 11/01/2012 Terms of Use: http://spiedl.org/terms Proc. of SPIE Vol. 7653 765332-2 Downloaded From: http://proceedings.spiedigitallibrary.org/ on 11/01/2012 Terms of Use: http://spiedl.org/terms
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doi:10.1117/12.866338 fatcat:7lcyhggmznfvpb3hrbg5nvqeoa