Optical Fiber Sensors is intended as a senior undergraduate / graduate level course that introduces the different types of optical sensor technologies and their applications in metrology, navigation, and structural health monitoring. The learning objectives of the course include: Identify different types of optical sensors and their performance characteristics Analyze a given sensing requirement and design appropriate sensor Realize and implement an optimal sensing solution for a given requirementINTENDED AUDIENCE : Final year UG, and PG students including MS/PhD studentsPREREQUISITES : Introduction to Photonics (preferable)INDUSTRIES SUPPORT : Sterlite Technologies, SFO Technologies, TAG, Forbes Marshall
Why optical sensors?
Different types Sensors & Instrumentation metrics
Optical receiver design; noise issues
Amplitude Modulated sensors
Phase modulated sensors
Phase noise analysis and mitigation; Sensitivity limits