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Linearly optimized optoelectronic resonant temperature sensor
Author(s): Julian Mason; Andreas T. Augousti
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Paper Abstract

We report the development of a novel hybrid optoelectronic system for temperature measurement based on the alignment response time of liquid crystals in a liquid crystal display (LCD). The LCD is incorporated as a transducer which is fully optically powered into a self-resonant system whose resonant frequency depends on the liquid crystal viscosity and hence on temperature. The frequency dependence on temperature is characterised. and the suitability of the system as a temperature sensor is discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 September 1993
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 2101, Measurement Technology and Intelligent Instruments, (22 September 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.156285
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Julian Mason, Kingston Univ. (United Kingdom)
Andreas T. Augousti, Kingston Univ. (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2101:
Measurement Technology and Intelligent Instruments

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