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Stainless steel component with compressed fiber Bragg grating for high temperature sensing applications
Author(s): Mathew Jinesh; William N. MacPherson; Duncan P. Hand; Robert R. J. Maier
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Paper Abstract

A smart metal component having the potential for high temperature strain sensing capability is reported. The stainless steel (SS316) structure is made by selective laser melting (SLM). A fiber Bragg grating (FBG) is embedded in to a 3D printed U-groove by high temperature brazing using a silver based alloy, achieving an axial FBG compression of 13 millistrain at room temperature. Initial results shows that the test component can be used for up to 700°C for sensing applications.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 May 2016
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 9916, Sixth European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors, 99160J (30 May 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2236499
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Mathew Jinesh, Heriot-Watt Univ. (United Kingdom)
William N. MacPherson, Heriot-Watt Univ. (United Kingdom)
Duncan P. Hand, Heriot-Watt Univ. (United Kingdom)
Robert R. J. Maier, Heriot-Watt Univ. (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9916:
Sixth European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors
Elfed Lewis, Editor(s)

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