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27th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors

29 August 2022 – 02 September 2022 The Westin Alexandria, 400 Courthouse Square, Virginia, Virginia United States


A. New Sensor Technology

  • Physical, mechanical, and electromagnetic sensors (including acoustic sensors)
  • Chemical, environmental, biological and medical sensors and biophotonics
  • Interferometric, polarimetric and laser based sensors (including gyroscopes and resonators)
  • Micro- and nano-structured fibre sensors (including photonic crystal fibre and gratingbased sensors)
  • Distributed and multiplexed sensing and sensor networking
  • Other technologies (including imaging-related and those based on smart-phone platforms).

 B. Applications and field tests

  • Environmental, security, defence and industrial applications; technology commercialisation and standardisation
  • Smart structures (including structural health monitoring and photonics in additive manufacturing)

 C. New Fibre and Photonic Sensing Technologies and Platforms

  • New elements (fibres, devices and subsystems), effects (e.g., plasmonics), technologies (including nanophotonics) and materials (e.g., metamaterials, structured, etc.) for photonic sensing
  • Integrated photonics, cavity opto-mechanics and quantum sensing techniques, precision metrology, frequency combs.



  • Miguel Gonzalez-Herraez, Universidad de AlcalaSpain
    Distributed Acoustic Sensing in Seismology
  • Zuyuan He, Shanghai Jiao Tong UniversityChina
    Advanced phase-OTDR techniques
  • Paul Ohodnicki, National Energy Technology LaboratoryUnited States
    Distributed Fiber Optic Sensor Technology for Energy Applications
  • Dennis Tucker, NASAUnited States
    Ultra-low Loss ZBLAN Fiber Enabled by Space Based Fabrication
  • Daichi Wada, Japan Aerospace Exploration AgencyJapan
    Distributed Fiber Optic Sensing for Aircraft Towards Inflight Structural Control



  • Miguel Gonzalez-Herraez, Universidad de Alcala, Spain


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