FOSREM – Large Fiber-Optic Seismograph

Data recorded by Large Fiber-Optic Seismograph was presented in the 27th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors (OFS 2022) in Alexandria, Virginia, USA, 29 August – 2 September 2022.

The International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors was established in 1983 and it is acknowledged as the world’s leading conference on all topics related to photonic sensing technologies. We presented two papers: “Large Fiber-Optic Seismograph detecting the rotation rate caused by natural factors as well as mining activities” as an oral presentation as well as “Towards uniformity of rotational events recording – common test engaging more than 40 sensors including a wide number of fiber-optic rotational seismometers” as a poster presentation. Presentations underlined the rapid development of rotational seismology. We provide appropriate systems for this field based on the optical fibre Sagnac interferometer. The data recorded by the system FOS5-04 confirms its capability to detect changes in Earth’s rotation rate associated with diurnal polar motion, as well as diurnal and semidiurnal tides.

To further expand the functionalities of the presented large fiber-optic seismograph, we plan to construct the next generation of FOS with three perpendicular axes. The ultimate goal is to achieve full six-degree-of-freedom ground-motion data.

6th IWGoRS Meeting in Paris, France, 21-23 November 2022

We will be there! We will show our new FOS6 solutions and the system of ultra-precise synchronisation of seismological measurements.

https://www.gov.pl/web/ncbr-enIn January 2022, we started a new project, FOS6, the 3-dimensional precise FOG-based seismometers. We got €1.5 mln funding from the National Centre for Research and Development. Our team is now part of Elproma Elektronika. We implemented this project together with the Lodz University of Technology.

FFB November Experiment (from 2019-11-18 to 2019-11-22)

Location:
Geophysical Observatory Fürstenfeldbruck
Ludwigshöhe 8, D-82256 Fürstenfeldbruck

FOSREM team is doing a part of the active seismic experiment. All groups installed above 40 sensors and sensors matrix. FOSREM installed four fibre optics sensors – two FOS3 and two FOS5.
See our devices installed in the field.

Power&Communication Units (inside the tent) and two FOS3 sensors (in the hole)

FOS5 and FOS3 inside the bunker.