Remote Drone Detection and Localization with Optical Fiber Microphones and Distributed Acoustic Sensing

Publication Date: 3/6/2022

Event: OFC 2022

Reference: W4D.3: 1-3, 2022

Authors: Jian Fang, NEC Laboratories America, Inc.; Yaowen Li, NEC Laboratories America, Inc.; Philip N. Ji, NEC Laboratories America, Inc.; Ting Wang, NEC Laboratories America, Inc.

Abstract: We demonstrate the first fiber-optic drone detection method with ultra-highly sensitive optical microphones and distributed acoustic sensor. Accurate drone localization has been achieved through acoustic field mapping and data fusion.

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