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Fiber optic temperature sensor for aerospace applications
Author(s): Stephen Charles Jensen; Shelle Dawn Tilstra; Geoffrey A. Barnabo; David C. Thomas; Richard W. Phillips
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Paper Abstract

A fiber-optic temperature sensor has been developed for aerospace applications on the basis of the time rate of decay (TRD) principle, with a view to an operational temperature range of -60 to 350 C. This TRD system has completed qualification testing and will then undergo flight tests. Attention is presently given to the design and performance of four low temperature sensors that are subelements of the larger sensor system; in order to convert analog signals into over/under temperature indications, simple comparators are implemented in software.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 February 1991
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1369, Fiber Optic Systems for Mobile Platforms IV, (1 February 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.24827
Show Author Affiliations
Stephen Charles Jensen, Rosemount Inc. (United States)
Shelle Dawn Tilstra, Rosemount Inc. (United States)
Geoffrey A. Barnabo, Rosemount Inc. (United States)
David C. Thomas, Rosemount Inc. (United States)
Richard W. Phillips, Rosemount Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1369:
Fiber Optic Systems for Mobile Platforms IV
Norris E. Lewis; Emery L. Moore, Editor(s)

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