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Smart skins and fiber optic sensors: applications and issues
Author(s): Kausar Talat
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Paper Abstract

Smart skins technology is in its infancy, and significant workmust be accomplished to ensure that evolving fiber-optic sensor technology can be incorporated into smart skins concepts. This paper gives an overview of research into embedding optical fibers and sensors in composites. It also presents a concept for a fiber-optic sensor network embedded in aircraft skins to perform structural health monitoring and discusses issues, problems, and potential solutions encountered in bringing multiple technologies together.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 1990
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1370, Fiber Optic Smart Structures and Skins III, (1 December 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.24832
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Kausar Talat, Boeing Co. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1370:
Fiber Optic Smart Structures and Skins III
Richard O. Claus; Eric Udd, Editor(s)

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