Performance evaluation of a few- and multimode fiber optic perimeter sensor with selective mode excitation

Rosen Miletiev, Rumen Arnaudov, Wojtek J. Bock, Tinko A. Eftimov, Xiaoyi Bao

Abstract


We present a study of the performance of a simple fiber-optic perimeter snsor based on selective mode excitation in few- and multimode optical fibers. The electronic unit identifies an intrusion on the basis of a pre-defined threshold and number of detected pulses per unit time. The sensor may be controlled using the keypad, a PC or a FSK modem. The statistical properties of the responses are analyzed using Weibull distributions.

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Photonics Letters of Poland - A Publication of the Photonics Society of Poland
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