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Fiber optic differential pressure sensor for leak-detection system
Author(s): Xiaohan Sun; Mingde Zhang; Suiren Wan; Shuhua Wang
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Paper Abstract

A new system of comparative pressure leak-detection with fiber-optic sensors is advanced and studied. The expression for differential pressure, detecting time, and minimum detectable leak rate is derived through the study of the pressure in the detected device applied pressure with relation to the detecting time. The fiber-optic differential pressure sensor with high sensitivity and stability is presented and designed. Minimum value of relative differential pressure detected is approximately 3X10-5. Finally, an example of the system used in industrial production is given.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1991
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1572, International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors in China OFS(C) '91, (1 August 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.50050
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Xiaohan Sun, Southeast Univ. (China)
Mingde Zhang, Southeast Univ. (China)
Suiren Wan, Southeast Univ. (China)
Shuhua Wang, Southeast Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1572:
International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors in China OFS(C) '91

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