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Optical fibre sensor systems: new solutions for structural monitoring applications?
Author(s): K. T. V. Grattan; T. Sun; W. J. O. Boyle; Y. M. Gebremichael; P. M. Basheer; A. E. Long
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Paper Abstract

Optical fibre sensor technology has advanced rapidly in recent years, with a feature of current work a strong applications-focus which has become one of the major driving forces for innovation in the field. This paper focuses upon the nature of the background needs and the development of technologies well suited to tackling a range of problems in the assurance of the quality and stability of modern structures, and as a consequence the optimization and the minimization of the costs associated with maintenance of such structures. A number of topical sensor applications are considered and results of recent work presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 June 2005
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 5826, Opto-Ireland 2005: Optical Sensing and Spectroscopy, (3 June 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.610652
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K. T. V. Grattan, City Univ. London (United Kingdom)
T. Sun, City Univ. London (United Kingdom)
W. J. O. Boyle, City Univ. London (United Kingdom)
Y. M. Gebremichael, City Univ. London (United Kingdom)
P. M. Basheer, The Queen's Univ. of Belfast (United Kingdom)
A. E. Long, The Queen's Univ. of Belfast (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5826:
Opto-Ireland 2005: Optical Sensing and Spectroscopy
Gerard D. O'Sullivan; Brian D. MacCraith; Hugh James Byrne; Enda McGlynn; Alan G. Ryder, Editor(s)

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