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Composite strain sensing with a combined interferometric and polarimetric fiber-optic strain gauge
Author(s): N. Fuerstenau
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Paper Abstract

A fiber-optic double - polarization Michelson - interfero- meter is employed for remote sensing of the surface strain of platesmade from Carbon fiber composites. Simultaneous unambiguousinterferometric (incremental) and polarimetric (analog) readout isdemonstrated employing conventional single mode fibers. The allowsfor the additional sensing of the transverse stress field along theadhesive embedded fiber.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 1992
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 1777, First European Conference on Smart Structures and Materials, 17770I (1 May 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.2298041
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N. Fuerstenau, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1777:
First European Conference on Smart Structures and Materials
Brian Culshaw; Peter T. Gardiner; Alaster McDonach, Editor(s)

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