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Demountable optical current sensor using a bulk glass sensing element
Author(s): Yanong N. Ning; David A. Jackson
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Paper Abstract

A new topology for an openable Faraday current sensor is presented with a demonstrated resolution of 7.2 mA/(root)Hz over a measurement range from 1 to 1500 Amp. The sensitivity of the system was 2.21 X 10-5 rad/A. Since this sensor is fabricated in an `openable' form emulating a conventional current clamp, it can be used either in permanent installations or for short term diagnostic studies.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 March 1994
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2070, Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors XI, (9 March 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.169911
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Yanong N. Ning, City Univ. (United Kingdom)
David A. Jackson, Univ. of Kent (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2070:
Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors XI
Ramon P. DePaula, Editor(s)

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