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Chemical sensing through multiple light taps in plastic optical fiber
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Paper Abstract

Multiple light taps in a plastic optical fiber provides a possibility of chemical sensing along its entire length. Unlike some point-by-point measurement techniques like fluorescence endoscopy, the technique described here makes it possible to sense large areas simultaneously and should be useful as an environmental chemical sensor.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 September 2006
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 6296, Earth Observing Systems XI, 62961F (7 September 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.679105
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J. M. Taguenang, Alabama A&M Univ. (United States)
A. Kassu, Alabama A&M Univ. (United States)
A. Sharma, Alabama A&M Univ. (United States)
P. B. Ruffin, U.S. Army RDECOM, AMRDEC (United States)
C. Brantley, U.S. Army RDECOM, AMRDEC (United States)
E. Edwards, U.S. Army RDECOM, AMRDEC (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6296:
Earth Observing Systems XI
James J. Butler, Editor(s)

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