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Novel two-dimensional FBG sensor based on rectangle cantilever beam for simultaneous measurement of force and temperature
Author(s): Weigang Zhang; Guiyun Kai; Shuzhong Yuan; Xiaoyi Dong; Enbang Li; Jiangtao Xi; Joe F. Chicharo
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, for the first time to our knowledge, we report a novel FBG-type two-dimensional sensor that is able to simultaneously measure two-dimension (2-D) force and temperature, and the 2-D force sensing process can be tuned by applying rectangular cantilever beam (RCB). In the vertical directions of the RCB axis, the wavelengths shifts of two FBGs bonded to the surface of the RCB are quasi-linear with respect to the 2-D force and temperature, respectively. Two FBGs are experimentally demonstrated to have the 2-D force sensitivities of ~5.32 nm/N and 3.21 nm/N, a temperature sensitivity of ~0.095nm/°C between 0°C and 70°C, respectively.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 February 2005
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 5649, Smart Structures, Devices, and Systems II, (28 February 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.582152
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Weigang Zhang, Nankai Univ. (China)
Univ. of Wollongong (Australia)
Guiyun Kai, Nankai Univ. (China)
Shuzhong Yuan, Nankai Univ. (China)
Xiaoyi Dong, Nankai Univ. (China)
Enbang Li, Tianjin Univ. (China)
Univ. of Wollongong (Australia)
Jiangtao Xi, Univ. of Wollongong (Australia)
Joe F. Chicharo, Univ. of Wollongong (Australia)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5649:
Smart Structures, Devices, and Systems II
Said F. Al-Sarawi, Editor(s)

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