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Virginia Tech fiber optic sensor-based smart materials and structures overview
Author(s): Richard O. Claus
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Paper Abstract

The university-based program for fiber optic smart-structures technology development presently discussed gives attention to fiber production and embedding techniques, intelligent fiber-incorporation process monitoring, structural strain/temperature/vibration evaluation, and ultrasonic NDE of crack initiation and propagation in smart materials. Also being actively developed are shape-memory alloys, piezoelectric actuators, and real-time software for control and suppression of structural vibration.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 1990
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 1370, Fiber Optic Smart Structures and Skins III, (1 December 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.24862
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Richard O. Claus, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ. (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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