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Theoretical analysis and design of a novel Faraday-effect current sensor
Author(s): Shaohui Li; Wei Cao; Zhipeng Zhang
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Paper Abstract

The theoretical analysis and design of a novel Faraday- effect current sensor are described in this paper. The new Faraday-effect current sensor consists of a spiral conductor carrying current and a Faraday-glass rod placed in the axis of the spiral conductor. Theoretical analysis and experimental research show that this scheme has advantages of easily controlled sensitivity and simple optic arrangement which make it a very suitable current sensor in the range below 500 A.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 September 1996
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2895, Fiber Optic Sensors V, (24 September 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.252191
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Shaohui Li, Huazhong Univ. of Science and Technology (China)
Wei Cao, Huazhong Univ. of Science and Technology (China)
Zhipeng Zhang, Huazhong Univ. of Science and Technology (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2895:
Fiber Optic Sensors V
Kim D. Bennett; Byoung Yoon Kim; Yanbiao Liao, Editor(s)

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