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Fiber-powered ears evolve mine monitoring

Silixa wins Queen's Award for fiber optic sensor technology Metal Tech News – May 5, 2021

 

Last updated 7/10/2022 at 3:17pm

Silixa Carina Sensing System fiber-optic sensors mine monitoring tailings dams

Silixa Ltd.

The Carina Sensing System is a cutting-edge optoelectronic interrogator with revolutionary sensing cables comprised of a new family of engineered cables called Constellation fibers, which are at least two orders of magnitude more sensitive than conventional fiberoptic cables.

Global fiber-optic solutions provider Silixa Ltd. is bringing its award-winning Carina Sensing System to the mining industry, using optical fiber cables as digital ears to listen for micro-seismic rumblings that could be tell-tale signs of problems long before they occur.

United Kingdom-based Silixa was founded in 2007 to develop and commercialize next-generation optical fiber sensors, and for...



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