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Optically powered hydrostatic tank gauging system with optical fiber link
Author(s): Litian Wang; Yutian Wang; Jinshan Shi; Longjiang Zheng
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, a practical optically powered hydrostatic tank gauging system with optical fiber is presented. It combines the advantages of optical fibers with the micro power consumption sensor. Two multimode fibers are connected between the readout and the sensor, so it has external optical attributes. Optical energy transmitted from the readout is converted to electricity at the sensor. Digital data from the sensor is transmitted over the fiber to the readout. The parameters measured include the liquid level. the interface between water and oil, the tank storage.The paper gives results measured above parameters by means of the semiconductor strain gauges.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 August 1998
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3555, Optical and Fiber Optic Sensor Systems, (13 August 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.318165
Show Author Affiliations
Litian Wang, Yanshan Univ. (China)
Yutian Wang, Yanshan Univ. (China)
Jinshan Shi, Yanshan Univ. (China)
Longjiang Zheng, Yanshan Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3555:
Optical and Fiber Optic Sensor Systems
Shanglian Huang; Kim D. Bennett; David A. Jackson, Editor(s)

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