PULSe H2020 Project webinar on Brillouin Distributed Sensing took place last week on Sept 26 and reviewed all aspects of distributed sensing, i.e. requirements and challenges in design of sensing cable, interrogator as well as special demands for equipment installation and data processing software.
Filippo Bastianini, President and CEO at SestoSensor spoke on ‘Brillouin distributed fiber optic sensing: an integration approach of sensor cable, interrogator and data processing’. Gabriele Bolognini, PULSe Project Coordinator, talked about ‘Distributed Brillouin sensing: fundamentals and applications’ and Isabelle P., R&D Manager for Data Analysis & Interpretation at Ziebel, spoke on ‘Distributed Fibre Optic Sensing in Oil & Gas – Applications in unconventional producers’. The webinar was moderated by Elena Beletkaia, Project Leader at EPIC – EUROPEAN PHOTONICS INDUSTRY CONSORTIUM.
PULSE will be sponsoring the EPIC Meeting on Structural Monitoring at Smart City Expo in Barcelona. The meeting will focus on the technologies providing information about expected and unexpected changes relevant for infrastructure management and structural health monitoring, therefore assisting in improving the environmental footprints. The meeting is dedicated to the increasing demand for knowledge about the structural health of the infrastructure assets such as, e.g. tunnels and bridges in order to increase safety demands and arrive from fixed time service interventions to a model of service based on their actual needs. Technologies for temperature monitoring of power lines and generators that provide information on their structural health based on the thermal profile will be discussed as well.
PULSE will be sponsoring the EPIC Meeting on Next Generation Distributed Sensing for the O&G industry at ADIPEC in Abu Dhai. This meeting will focus on the increasing needs from the Oil & Gas industry in accurate well temperature monitoring and generation of the detailed imagery of the physical parameters of well bore. The requirements for the sensors providing these parameters to assist the control of the costs by optimizing the economic and operational performance in the real time will be discussed. The advantages and limitations of the state-of-the-art distributed sensing techniques such as Brillouin-based Distributed Temperature and/or Strain Sensing (DTSS), Raman Distributed Temperature Sensing (DTS), Distributed Acoustic/Vibration Sensing (DAS/DVS), Fiber Bragg Gratings (FBG), etc. will be reviewed alongside with the developments in these technologies making the sensors more reliable and suitable for the critical processes monitoring.
The Webinar sponsored by PULSe on Brillouin distributed sensing will review all aspects of distributed sensing, i.e. requirements and challenges in design of sensing cable, interrogator as well as special demands for equipment installation and data processing software. The advantages of employment of Brillouin distributed sensing for various applications such as structural health monitoring, smart grid, soil management, mining, etc., with a special attention to Oil & Gas industry will also be discussed.
For more information on Brillouin distributed sensing, visit the PULSe website
Venue: European Space Agency, Noordwijk, The Netherlands
PULSE will be
sponsoring the EPIC Meeting on New Space
at European Space Agency whichwill
bring together a set of companies to cover some of the key priorities for the
“New Space” road map: Topics will include new solutions for miniaturized and
low cost LIDAR; RADAR; new concepts for optical network architectures in space;
solutions for ultra-low power and miniaturized datacom transceivers; novel
cameras and sensors for remote gas analysis and environmental monitoring; new
quantum technologies and applications. For details and registration, visit: https://www.epic-assoc.com/epic-meeting-on-photonics-new-space-at-european-space-agency/
Scientists from PULSe will take part in the Optical Fiber Conference (OFC) in San Diego from March 3 to March 7 2019, where they will present the latest results obtained with the innovative laser source developed for the PULSe project, showcasing its potential not only for BOTDA sensing but for a wide array of different employments.
OFC is one of the largest conferences in North America, featuring the research and the market’s preveiling problems in presentations of scientific advancements, standing-room only business and technical sessions, technology demonstrations and announcements from the world’s leading companies and plenary talks.
PULSe researchers will present the project at the EPIC meeting on specialty optical fibers, that will be hosted by GLOphotonics and will take place at the ESTER technopole in Limoges, France, on 21-22 February 2019.
EPIC is the industry association that promotes the sustainable development of organisations working in the field of photonics in Europe, with members encompassing the entire value chain from LED lighting, Photovoltaic solar energy, Photonics Integrated Circuits, Optical components, Lasers, Sensors, Imaging, Displays, Projectors, Optic fiber, and other photonic related technologies.
In this meeting advancements and new developments in specialty fibers will be discussed, including topics such as multi-core fibers, photonic crystal fibers, fiber lasers, nonlinear optics and fiber sensors.
Additional information about the meeting can be found here.
Additional information about EPIC can be found here.
Reseachers from PULSe team will present the outcomes of the PULSe project at SPIE Photonics West 2019 conference and exhibition which will take place from February 2 to February 7 2019 at the Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA, USA.
SPIE Photonics West is the world’s largest photonics technologies event, covering a range of topics including biomedical optics, biophotonics, industrial lasers, optoelectronics, microfabrication, MOEMS-MEMS and displays, and it was attended by more than 23,000 people
In particular, CNR researchers will present the innovative laser source developed in PULSe and its enhanced performance, showcasing its use in Brillouin distributed fiber sensing measurements using the BOTDA distributed sensor, also developed in PULSe, as an example of its potential uses.
On the 16th of August 2018, PULSe partner Ziebel SA will present PULSe project technology at the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) August Monthly Luncheon, which will take place in Oklahoma City (Oklahoma, USA), on the 16th of August 2018.
Luncheons from the SPE are built about particular and definite topics, bringing promising prospects of meeting companies specifically interested in the technology offered by PULSe. The upcoming event in particular will focus on a practical example of optical fiber distributed sensing system applied in well diagnostics.
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