Applications of Fiber Bragg Grating Sensors

  • R. Suresh
  • S. C. Tjin
  • J. Hao
Part of the Advanced Topics in Science and Technology in China book series (ATSTC)


The basic concepts and fabrication of optical FBG-based strain, directional force or pressure, and shear force sensors have been presented in Chapter 11. It is noted that the response to external stimulus is non-linear when direct sensing technique is applied to the FBG. However, excellent linearity and larger sensing range are observed with indirect sensing technique, where the FBG is embedded within layers of composite materials. In this Chapter, the applications of these FBG-based sensors are covered.


Force Sensor Concrete Beam Reinforce Concrete Beam Fiber Bragg Grating Sensor Bragg Wavelength 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Suresh
    • 1
  • S. C. Tjin
  • J. Hao
  1. 1.Department of Physics, S.V.CollegeUniversity of DelhiDhaula KuanIndia

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