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Temperature and pressure transducer based on FBG for large diameter water pipes
Author(s): Antonio Quintela; María J. Pallol; Hany S. Roufael; Oscar Martínez; José D. San Emeterio; José M. López-Higuera
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Paper Abstract

A specific temperature and pressure optical fiber transducer is presented in this paper. By using a customized fiber reinforced plastic membrane with embedded Fiber Bragg Gratings, the fluid pressure and temperatures changes are converted in optical wavelength displacements. The membrane and the transducer custom design allows a suitable measurand discrimination. The transducer is implemented, characterized and calibrated. Its feasibility to be used on large diameter water pipes has been successfully validated by means of field trials. Many of these transducers will be optically multiplexed to monitoring these infrastructures.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 June 2014
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 9157, 23rd International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, 91570R (2 June 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2058765
Show Author Affiliations
Antonio Quintela, Univ. de Cantabria (Spain)
María J. Pallol, COPSESA S.A. (Spain)
Hany S. Roufael, Univ. de Cantabria (Spain)
Oscar Martínez, COPSESA S.A. (Spain)
José D. San Emeterio, COPSESA S.A. (Spain)
José M. López-Higuera, Univ. de Cantabria (Spain)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9157:
23rd International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors
José M. López-Higuera; Julian D. C. Jones; Manuel López-Amo; José Luis Santos, Editor(s)

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