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Optoelectronic devices: fiber optic sensors for biomedical and environmental applications
Author(s): Anna Grazia Mignani; Massimo Brenci
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Paper Abstract

Optical fiber sensors based on the amplitude modulation technique are discussed. According to their basic working principle, these sensors are classified into three classes: spectrometric, transducer, and all-fiber sensors. Examples of fiber-optic sensors developed for biomedical and environmental applications are given. Typical parameters of biomedical interest, which are conveniently monitored by fiber-sensors, are: temperature, pressure, blood flow, pH, pO2, pCO2, glucose, and immunological parameters. Other parameters of interest for environmental monitoring are CH4, other hydrocarbons polluting air and water, and trichloroethylene and chloroform.

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Date Published: 1 March 1992
PDF: 18 pages
Proc. SPIE 1524, Bioptics: Optics in Biomedicine and Environmental Sciences, (1 March 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.57715
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Anna Grazia Mignani, IROE/CNR (Italy)
Massimo Brenci, IROE/CNR (Italy)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1524:
Bioptics: Optics in Biomedicine and Environmental Sciences
Anna Maria Verga Scheggi; Oliverio D.D. Soares, Editor(s)

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