Resource Library

We have developed this library of resources to provide access to the tremendous amount of content that we have developed over the years. It includes product-specific literature, application-based technical resources, and media presentations of our unique technologies.

If you know which specific product or application you’re looking for, simply click on that link below and you’ll find in-depth content. Alternatively, you can use the search function to connect you to literature and media related to your specific interest.

User Guides

Title
Product Area
ODiSI 6100 User Guide
  • ODiSI/HD-FOS
ODiSI A User Guide
  • ODiSI/HD-FOS
ODiSI B User Guide
  • ODiSI/HD-FOS
Optical Sensing Instrumentation and Software
  • HYPERION/FBGs
os3150 Installation & Protection Guide
  • HYPERION/FBGs
OVA 5000 User Guide
  • Optical Test
PCD-003 Manual V1.1
  • Optical Modules
  • Polarization
PCD-005 Manual V10 7-29-11
  • Optical Modules
  • Polarization
PCD-104 Manual V3.2 4-22-11
  • Polarization
PCD-M02 Manual V1.4
  • Optical Modules
  • Polarization
PDL-201 User Manual V1.2
  • Optical Test
  • Polarization
PDLE-101 User Manual V1.1
  • Polarization
PMD-1000 User Manual V2.1
  • Polarization
POD Module Manual
  • Optical Test
  • Polarization
POD-201 Manual V1.1
  • Optical Test
  • Polarization
POL Manual V1.0
  • Optical Modules
  • Polarization
POS-002  Manual V2 1 (9-27-13)
  • Optical Modules
  • Polarization
PSGA-101A Manual V1.2
  • Optical Modules
  • Polarization
PSG_001_Manual V2.3
  • Optical Modules
  • Polarization
PSM-002 Manual V1.1
  • Optical Modules
  • Polarization
PSW-002 Polarization Switch User Manual V1.1
  • Optical Modules
  • Polarization
PSY-201 Manual V1.1
  • Polarization
PXA-1000 Manual V2.1.2
  • Optical Test
  • Polarization
VDL Manual V2.0
  • Optical Modules
VDL-002 Manual V1 0 (5-6-09)
  • Optical Modules
VDL-004 user guide 7-24-18
  • Optical Modules

White Papers

Title
Product Area
Distributed Vibration Monitoring with the os7500 Fiber Optic Accelerometer
  • HYPERION/FBGs
Short Summary
Overview of the applications, technology and operating principle of the os7500 accelerometer.
How OFDR is Redefining Optical Component Characterization
  • Optical Test
Short Summary
How optical frequency-domain reflectometry (OFDR) delivers new levels of performance and capability fo rtesting modern optical components.
Optical Backscatter Reflectometry (OBR) - Overview and Applications
  • Optical Test
Short Summary
White paper describing optical backscatter reflectometry (OBR), how it compares to other reflectometry measurements, and key application in fiber optic and photonics test and measurement.
Polarization in Fiber Systems: Squeezing out More Bandwidth
  • Polarization

Application Notes

Title
Product Area
A Better Way to Measure the Effectiveness of Coatings
Accurate DOP Characterization with Less Effort
  • Polarization
Aerospace Testing: Appeal to the Sensors
  • ODiSI/HD-FOS
Short Summary
For years the aerospace industry has relied on foil strain gauges to test materials. But an emerging technology, fiber sensing, is offering advantages over more traditional methods.
An Overview of Polarization Extinction Ratio Measurement Methods
  • Optical Test
  • Polarization
Application Note for PDL Measurement
  • Polarization
  • Optical Test
Automotive Body in White Test with HD-FOS
  • ODiSI/HD-FOS
Short Summary
A white paper highlighting automotive frame testing using high definition fiber optic sensing.
Battery Testing with HD-FOS
  • ODiSI/HD-FOS
Short Summary
High-definition fiber optic sensing (HD-FOS) provides many advantages over outdated test methods for validating and improving battery technology.
Biospecimen Preservation and Therapeutic Stabilization Summary
Can Your Strain Gage or Thermocouple Do This?
  • ODiSI/HD-FOS
Short Summary
Simply embed or surface mount small, nearly weightless fiber optic sensors into your material or component, and directly measure stress, strain or temperature.
Case Study - Akron Spillway Dam
  • HYPERION/FBGs
Case Study - Arsenal Bridge
  • HYPERION/FBGs
Case Study - Chulitna River Bridge
  • HYPERION/FBGs
Case Study - Hong Kong Rail
  • HYPERION/FBGs
Case Study - Hull Stress Monitoring System
  • HYPERION/FBGs
Case Study - Mount Rushmore Rock Block Monitoring
  • HYPERION/FBGs
Case Study - Roadway Monitoring
  • HYPERION/FBGs
Case Study - Sblade Wind Turbine Monitoring
  • HYPERION/FBGs
Chirped Fiber Bragg Grating Measurements
  • Optical Test
Short Summary
App note outlining the capabilities of the Optical Backscatter Reflectometer (OBR) 4600 in characterizing a chirped fiber Bragg grating (FBG).
Combat Polarization Impairments with Dynamic Polarization Controllers
  • Polarization
Distributed Fiber Optic Sensing: Applications in Composites Test and Measurement
  • ODiSI/HD-FOS
Short Summary
Applications illustrate how high spatial resolution HD-FOS measurements provide insight that cannot be practically achieved using single point sensors such as conventional foil strain gauges.