Development of Membranes for Use as the Seismic Mass in a Fiber Optic-Accelerometer

Salvador Israel Avilés-López, Miguel Ángel Basurto-Pensado, Omar Palillero-Sandoval, Francisco Antonio Castillo-Velásquez


This work presents the design and test of a fiber optic-based one-axes accelerometer. This device is a type of reflexive-optical accelerometer and implements a membrane for the seismic mass. For this, a set of membranes have been developed with both different geometries and materials.


Accelerometer, fiber optic, membrane

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