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Deformation monitoring of wooden works of art using FBG sensors
Author(s): Riccardo Falciai; Cosimo Trono; Giancarlo Lanterna; Ciro Castelli
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Paper Abstract

Wood support is an essential element of the works of art and is highly sensitive to the environmental climate modification. Wood deformations may have irreversible destructive effects on the work of art. The use of fiber Bragg grating (FBG) sensors for the quasi-distributed in-situ measurement and continuous monitoring of the painted wood panel deformations is proposed. FBG sensors have high resolution low invasivity and intrinsic safety. The effects of relative humidity changes were measured on a wood panel, by monitoring the deformations in the wood structure using an array of fiber Bragg gratings glued to different critical points.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 September 2004
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 5459, Optical Sensing, (1 September 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.548267
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Riccardo Falciai, Istituto di Fisica Applicata (Italy)
Cosimo Trono, Istituto di Fisica Applicata (Italy)
Giancarlo Lanterna, Opificio delle Pietre Dure (Italy)
Ciro Castelli, Opificio delle Pietre Dure (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5459:
Optical Sensing
Brian Culshaw; Anna Grazia Mignani; Rainer Riesenberg, Editor(s)

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