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Fiber optic medical pressure-sensing system employing intelligent self-calibration
Author(s): Gang He
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Paper Abstract

In this article, we describe a fiber-optic catheter-type pressure-sensing system that has been successfully introduced for medical diagnostic applications. We present overall sensors and optoelectronics designs, and highlight product development efforts that lead to a reliable and accurate disposable pressure-sensing system. In particular, the incorporation of an intelligent on-site self-calibration approach allows limited sensor reuses for reducing end-user costs and for system adaptation to wide sensor variabilities associated with low-cost manufacturing processes. We demonstrate that fiber-optic sensors can be cost-effectively produced to satisfy needs of certain medical market segments.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 January 1996
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2594, Self-Calibrated Intelligent Optical Sensors and Systems, (3 January 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.229232
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Gang He, BARD FiberOptic Technologies, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2594:
Self-Calibrated Intelligent Optical Sensors and Systems
Anbo Wang, Editor(s)

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