An accelerometer based on an in-fiber Bragg grating sensor has been fabricated and demonstrated. The grating sensor operates linearly up to accelerations of 170,000gn. The design, testing and performance of the accelerometer are discussed.

dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF02936013
Optical Review
Department of Electronics

Albert, J, Theriault, S., Hill, K.O., Johnson, D.C., Drouin, G., & Béliveau, A. (2007). High-g accelerometer based on an in-fiber bragg grating sensor. Optical Review, 4(1), A145–A147. doi:10.1007/BF02936013