Research on Optical Fiber Location System of Coal Mine Based on Φ – OTDR

  • Jikun Guo
  • Sihan ChenEmail author
  • Qing Zhao
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 463)


In view of the low sensitivity and the poor spatial resolution of the OTDR distributed optical fiber vibration sensing technology used in the underground positioning system of coal mines. Based on this theory, a distributed fiber vibration sensing technology based on Φ-OTDR (phase sensitive time-domain reflectometer) is proposed, and its structure and positioning principle are analyzed. Experiments show that the performance of the positioning system based on Φ-OTDR is better than that of OTDR, which improves the sensitivity and spatial resolution of the system effectively. Therefore, when a mine disaster occurs, the system can pinpoint the trapped personnel in the mine.


Coal mine Distributed optical fiber vibration sensing technology Φ-OTDR Positioning 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Electric and Control EngineeringHeilongjiang University of Science and TechnologyHarbinChina

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