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Palladium-based hydrogen sensing for monitoring of ageing materials
Author(s): Robert R. J. Maier; J. S. Barton; Julian D. C. Jones; Scott McCulloch; Ben J. S. Jones; Gary Burnell
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Paper Abstract

Palladium and its alloys show a high and selective affinity for hydrogen, resulting in a volume expansion. We report on development work using fibre Bragg gratings attached to palladium tubes to monitor strain resulting from hydrogen uptake. The technique is aimed at low concentration hydrogen monitoring where H2 is the result of ageing of polymer materials.

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Date Published: 23 May 2005
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 5855, 17th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, (23 May 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.623407
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Robert R. J. Maier, Heriot-Watt Univ. (United Kingdom)
J. S. Barton, Heriot-Watt Univ. (United Kingdom)
Julian D. C. Jones, Heriot-Watt Univ. (United Kingdom)
Scott McCulloch, AWE plc (United Kingdom)
Ben J. S. Jones, AWE plc (United Kingdom)
Gary Burnell, AWE plc (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5855:
17th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors
Marc Voet; Reinhardt Willsch; Wolfgang Ecke; Julian Jones; Brian Culshaw, Editor(s)

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