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Portable fiber optic current sensor
Author(s): Ehud Shafir; Amit Ben-kish; Naim Konforti; Moshe Tur
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Paper Abstract

We present a ruggedized portable fiber-optic Faraday-rotation current sensor, that exhibits good and stable performance characteristics. The sensor has been tested and calibrated against a commercial induction-coil type device. The resultant scale-factor is in a very good agreement with the theoretical one, calculated following extensive fiber birefringence measurements. The measured sensor noise equivalent current is 0.23Amp/Vi.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 April 1991
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1442, 7th Mtg in Israel on Optical Engineering, (1 April 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.49066
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Ehud Shafir, Soreq Nuclear Research Ctr. (Israel)
Amit Ben-kish, Tel-Aviv Univ. (Israel)
Naim Konforti, Tel-Aviv Univ. (Israel)
Moshe Tur, Tel-Aviv Univ. (Israel)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1442:
7th Mtg in Israel on Optical Engineering

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