FAZT I4 Interrogator

The FAZT I4 is a hardened single card, rack mounted platform that is used for scaled field deployment.

Product Description
  • Supports multiple modes of operation including ultra repeatable performance (< 0.010pm) and fast sampling speeds 1Khz, 2Khz, 4Khz and 8Khz, spectral sensors (FP, MOF etc) and bi-refringment sensors (PM-FBG)
  • Single Board Interrogator, 1U enclosure
  • Additional referencing to enable femtometers precision and long term stability
  • Linux computer module (low power consumption combined with high processing ability)
  • Ability to interconnect/ multiplex a large number of interrogators for an ultra-high sensor count arrays
  • Addition of fine time synchronization and a dynamic sensor monitoring functionality
  • Low Power Consumption ~ 25 Watts
Technology
  • Wavelength range:  1528 – 1568 nm (40nm with a 35nm option available)
  • Sweep rate:  1KHz or 2Khz over 40nm, 4Khz over 18nm and 8Khz over 8nm
  • Simultaneous interrogated ports:   4
  • Number of FBG’s per Channel:  up to 30 1,000’s when multiplexed
  • Absolute wavelength Accuracy:  ± 1.0pm
  • Wavelength repeatability:  0.050pm @ 1KHz
Markets
  • (Offshore, subsea) structure and machine monitoring
  • Harsh environment pressure & temperature monitoring
  • Vibration, acoustic and seismic monitoring
  • Integrated (marine) vessel monitoring