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Automated fiber optic moisture sensor system
Author(s): Gerald J. Herskowitz; Mohcene Mezhoudi
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Paper Abstract

An Automated Fiber Optic Moisture Sensor System (AFOMSS) being developed for use in the food processing industry at Stevens uses an IBM AT compatible computer the PC 63 10 to control optical components and acquire process and display temperatureand humidity data. This information maybe used to controlfoodprocessing operations. Automated moisture sensor system operation has been validated using a Mitsubishi HS-4 electronic moisture sensor and fiber optic moisture sensors provided by the Rutgers Fiber Optic Materials Research Program (FOMRP). Real time measurements using a CoCl2-coated porous fiber optic sensor were found to be within 3 of the calibration data.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 March 1991
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1368, Chemical, Biochemical, and Environmental Fiber Sensors II, (1 March 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.24778
Show Author Affiliations
Gerald J. Herskowitz, Stevens Institute of Technology (United States)
Mohcene Mezhoudi, Stevens Institute of Technology (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1368:
Chemical, Biochemical, and Environmental Fiber Sensors II
Robert A. Lieberman; Marek T. Wlodarczyk, Editor(s)

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