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Field test results on fiber-optic pressure transmitter system
Author(s): John W. Berthold
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Paper Abstract

The perfonnance of a pressure transmission system containing a microbend fiber-optic pressure transducer is reported. The pressure transducer design is described along with the configuration for its installalion in a coal liquefaction reactor operating at a pressure of 3000 psi and temperatures up to 840°F. The modulated light intensity signal proportional to pressure is transmitted to the remote optoelectronic signal conditioner 250 feet from the reactor. The results of.a one-month field test include the calibration, measured pressure versus time, thennal and pressure cycling data, and failure mode.

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Date Published: 1 December 1991
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Proc. SPIE 1584, Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors IX, (1 December 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.2321941
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John W. Berthold, The Babcock & Wilcox Company (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1584:
Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors IX
Ramon P. DePaula; Eric Udd, Editor(s)

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