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Measurement of mechanoluminescence radiance of ZnS:Mn
Author(s): Nili Persits; Abraham Aharoni; Moshe Tur
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Paper Abstract

Mechanoluminescence (ML), the emission of light from certain crystals induced by mechanical stress, is being considered for structural health monitoring (SHM), potentially offering passive and real-time distributed detection systems. We measured the mechanoluminescent radiance of ZnS:Mn, a crystal with a relatively strong ML emission, embedded in a matrix of transparent polyurethane under different loading and fracture. This data is invaluable for the design and performance evaluation of ML sensor systems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 July 2015
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 9655, Fifth Asia-Pacific Optical Sensors Conference, 96553D (1 July 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2185274
Show Author Affiliations
Nili Persits, Tel-Aviv Univ. (Israel)
IAI MALAM (Israel)
Abraham Aharoni, IAI MALAM (Israel)
Netaco Ltd. (Israel)
Moshe Tur, Tel-Aviv Univ. (Israel)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9655:
Fifth Asia-Pacific Optical Sensors Conference
Byoungho Lee; Sang-Bae Lee; Yunjiang Rao, Editor(s)

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