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Fiber optic polarimetric temperature sensor with high sensitivity
Author(s): Jens C. Rasmussen; Bernhard Scholl
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, a fiber-optic polarimetric temperature sensor is presented. As the sensing element, a single-mode fiber coiled on a cylindrical former with a high thermal expansion coefficient is used. For the construction of a very small sensor, a special fiber with very low bending losses is chosen. The birefringence of the fiber changes with former radius and is determined by suing a measurement setup for full polarization transfer matrix analysis of the sensor. This scheme is independent on fiber leads.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 October 1997
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 3121, Polarization: Measurement, Analysis, and Remote Sensing, (3 October 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.283860
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Jens C. Rasmussen, Aachen Univ. of Technology (Germany)
Bernhard Scholl, Aachen Univ. of Technology (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3121:
Polarization: Measurement, Analysis, and Remote Sensing
Dennis H. Goldstein; Russell A. Chipman, Editor(s)

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