• Brillouin optical time-domain analyzer for extended sensing range using probe dithering and cyclic coding 

      Iribas Pardo, Haritz Upna; Loayssa Lara, Alayn Upna; Sauser, Florian; Llera, Miguel; Le Floch, Sébastien (SPIE, 2017)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      We present an enhanced performance Brillouin optical time-domain analysis sensor that uses dual probes waves with optical frequency modulation and cyclic coding. The frequency modulation serves to increase the probe power ...
    • Cost-effective Brillouin optical time-domain analysis sensor using a single optical source and passive optical filtering 

      Iribas Pardo, Haritz Upna; Urricelqui Polvorinos, Javier Upna; Mariñelarena Ollacarizqueta, Jon Upna; Sagüés García, Mikel Upna; Loayssa Lara, Alayn Upna (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      We present a simplified configuration for distributed Brillouin optical time-domain analysis sensors that aims to reduce the cost of the sensor by reducing the number of components required for the generation of the two ...
    • Cyclic coding for Brillouin optical time-domain analyzers using probe dithering 

      Iribas Pardo, Haritz Upna; Loayssa Lara, Alayn Upna; Sauser, Florian; Llera, Miguel; Le Floch, Sébastien (Optical Society of America, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      We study the performance limits of mono-color cyclic coding applied to Brillouin optical time-domain analysis (BOTDA) sensors that use probe wave dithering. BOTDA analyzers with dithering of the probe use a dual-probe-sideband ...
    • Effects of pump pulse extinction ratio in Brillouin optical time-domain analysis sensors 

      Iribas Pardo, Haritz Upna; Mariñelarena Ollacarizqueta, Jon Upna; Feng, Cheng; Urricelqui Polvorinos, Javier Upna; Schneider, Thomas; Loayssa Lara, Alayn Upna (Optical Society of America, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      We report on two previously unknown non-local effects that have been found to impair Brillouin optical time-domain analysis (BOTDA) sensors that deploy limited extinction ratio (ER) pump pulses. The first one originates ...
    • Egituren egoeraren monitorizaziorako zuntz optikoan oinarritutako sentsore sinplifikatua 

      Iribas Pardo, Haritz Upna; Sagüés García, Mikel Upna; Mariñelarena Ollacarizqueta, Jon Upna; Loayssa Lara, Alayn Upna (Udako Euskal Unibertsitatea, 2015)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Brillouin hedatuko denbora eremu optikoaren analisian (BOTDA) oinarritutako sentsoreak, estruktura handien (100 km luzerako estrukturak) deformazioa eta tenperatura neurtzeko gaitasuna dute. Lan honetan, BOTDA konfigurazio ...
    • Enhanced tolerance to pulse extinction ratio in Brillouin optical time domain analysis sensors by dithering of the optical source 

      Iribas Pardo, Haritz Upna; Urricelqui Polvorinos, Javier Upna; Sagüés García, Mikel Upna; Loayssa Lara, Alayn Upna (SPIE, 2015)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      We demonstrate the relaxation of the stringent requirements placed on the pulse extinction ratio in long-range Brillouin optical time-domain analysis sensors (BOTDA) by modulating the wavelength of the laser source that ...
    • Enhancement of signal-to-noise ratio in Brillouin optical time domain analyzers by dual-probe detection 

      Iribas Pardo, Haritz Upna; Loayssa Lara, Alayn Upna; Sauser, Florian; Llera, Miguel; Le Floch, Sébastien (SPIE, 2017)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      We demonstrate a simple technique to enhance the signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) in Brillouin optical time-domain analysis sensors by the addition of gain and loss processes. The technique is based on the shift of the pump ...
    • Non-local effects in Brillouin optical time-domain analysis sensors 

      Iribas Pardo, Haritz Upna; Urricelqui Polvorinos, Javier Upna; Mompó Roselló, Juan José Upna; Mariñelarena Ollacarizqueta, Jon Upna; Loayssa Lara, Alayn Upna (MDPI, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Brillouin optical time-domain analysis (BOTDA) sensors have great potential to provide distributed measurements of temperature and strain over large structures with high spatial resolution and measurement precision. However, ...
    • Pulse coding linearization for Brillouin optical time-domain analysis sensors 

      Mariñelarena Ollacarizqueta, Jon Upna; Iribas Pardo, Haritz Upna; Loayssa Lara, Alayn Upna (Optical Society of America, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      We introduce a simple method to extend the performance of pulse coding techniques in their application to Brillouin optical time-domain analysis sensors (BOTDA). It is based on applying a simple logarithmic processing on ...
    • Simplified Brillouin sensor for structural health monitoring applications based on passive optical filtering 

      Iribas Pardo, Haritz Upna; Urricelqui Polvorinos, Javier Upna; Mariñelarena Ollacarizqueta, Jon Upna; Sagüés García, Mikel Upna; Loayssa Lara, Alayn Upna (SPIE, 2015)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      We present a simplified configuration for distributed Brillouin optical time domain analysis sensors. The technique is based on passive optical filtering of the spectral components generated in an RF-pulse-modulated optical ...