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Fibre optic pressure and temperature sensor for applications in harsh environments
Author(s): R. D. Pechstedt
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Paper Abstract

A high-temperature fibre optical sensor for the simultaneous measurement of pressure and temperature has been demonstrated and tested over a pressure range of 60 bar and up to 700°C. The sensor is based on a multi-cavity design and employs a monolithic sapphire transducer element. Excellent linearity with pressure < ±0.1% FS across the whole temperature range and low temperature cross-sensitivity to pressure < ±0.03% FS have been demonstrated.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 May 2013
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 8794, Fifth European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors, 879405 (20 May 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2025725
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R. D. Pechstedt, Oxsensis Ltd. (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8794:
Fifth European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors
Leszek R. Jaroszewicz, Editor(s)

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