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Overview of silicone-rubber fiber optic sensors and their applications
Author(s): Jeffrey D. Muhs; Barton Smith; Stephen W. Allison
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Paper Abstract

A novel technique for measuring several physical parameters suing a transparent, silicone- rubber optical fiber is described. A discussion of the physical and optical characteristics of the fiber is provided along with preliminary experimental results on various present and future sensor applications. These applications include fiber-optic sensors for detecting and measuring temperature, humidity/moisture, force, and static and dynamic pressure.

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Date Published: 1 January 1992
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1586, Distributed and Multiplexed Fiber Optic Sensors, (1 January 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.56512
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Jeffrey D. Muhs, Oak Ridge National Lab. (United States)
Barton Smith, Oak Ridge National Lab. (United States)
Stephen W. Allison, Oak Ridge National Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1586:
Distributed and Multiplexed Fiber Optic Sensors

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