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FBG sensors for deformation monitoring of a tracking particle detector: preliminary results
Author(s): Agostino Iadicicco; Massimo Della Pietra; Stefania Campopiano
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Paper Abstract

This paper reports on feasibility analysis of the use of FBGs for the deformation monitoring of a micromegas (MM) tracking particle detector to be realized at CERN. One mandatory issue for the MM detector is a precise monitoring of its deformation. To this aim, in this work FBG strain sensors are proposed and experimentally investigated to monitor bending and deformation on a miniaturized MM support panel. The obtained results confirm that FBG sensors, that tolerate high radiation, are able to monitor deformation and curvature in accord with high energy physics requirements.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 June 2014
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 9157, 23rd International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, 91579L (2 June 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2059585
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Agostino Iadicicco, Univ. degli Studi di Napoli Parthenope (Italy)
Massimo Della Pietra, Univ. degli Studi di Napoli Parthenope (Italy)
INFN (Italy)
Stefania Campopiano, Univ. degli Studi di Napoli Parthenope (Italy)


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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