FBG Shape Tracking of a Dexterous Continuum Manipulator
The T35 Multi Core Fiber (MCF) FBG is a Singlemode Multi Core Fiber based Fiber Bragg Grating (FBG) for commercial use, offered in a four core and seven core fiber design.
Available in a wide range of optical specifications. Naturally packaged (written) directly in fiber, these sensors can be used as they are or they can be packaged into a variety of higher level sensors for use in optical sensing systems. Small-size, fast response time and multiple parallel transmission signals. The T35 Multi Core Fiber FBG handling and installation is fast, easy and intuitive. Delivers the advantages inherent to FBG based sensors. Immune to EMI.
T35 series FBGs are fabricated using licensed and proprietary state-of-the-art laser manufacturing technologies. Standard in Dual Acrylate coated fiber and ready for OEM packaging upon request.
Temperature linearity. The precision made FBG structure written into the fibers’ core for producing the T35 yields a simple transducer configuration of high resolution, linearity, and measurement repeatability. High SLSR and customer specified BW for clear signal processing.
Advanced FBG Inscription Controls. Well suited for projects that include the need to monitor strain and/or temperature at many points along the MCF fiber. The T35 can be provided with single FBGs according to customer specifications or with FBG Arrays of various lengths and with a flexible number of FBGs. Moreover, the FBGs can be inscribed into all the cores at a physical location, or only on some of the cores. They can also be all with the same wavelength or with all different wavelengths at the same physical location along the fiber.
Multi Core Design Options. The T35 is offered in three main fiber core configurations: square, hexagon plus central core, and hexagon plus central core spun. Enables simultaneous transmission of different signals in the parallel cores within the same fiber.
Applications in Medical, Shape Sensing, Research Labs, Aerospace, Robotics, Other