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Simple theory for a temperature sensor
Author(s): Edmundo Antonio Soares; Tarcisio M. Dantas
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Paper Abstract

In a previous paper one described a sensor that worked by replacing a small region of the clad by a material possessing an index of refraction highly sensitive to temperature. The variation of the index of refraction of this material leads to losses that modulate the transmitted optical power bringing information about the temperature. In this paper one presents a theory for the explanation of the behavior of the above mentioned sensor.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 March 1993
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1795, Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors X, (5 March 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.141249
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Edmundo Antonio Soares, Univ. Federal Fluminense (Brazil)
Tarcisio M. Dantas, Univ. Federal Fluminense (Brazil)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1795:
Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors X
Eric Udd; Ramon P. DePaula, Editor(s)

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