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Fluorescence lifetime sensing of temperature
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Paper Abstract

Fluorescence lifetime sensing is useful to measure temperature in harsh environments. We implemented the technique using samarium doped materials. The sample was exposed to a pulsed laser beam and the resulting lifetime was measured. A plot of lifetime versus temperature exhibited a linear dependence. A small change in temperature produced a significant change in lifetime, which is important in measuring temperature accurately. This technique is an alternative when conventional techniques are not suitable.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 October 2006
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 6377, Advanced Environmental, Chemical, and Biological Sensing Technologies IV, 63770T (17 October 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.695382
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Praveena R. Kommidi, Alabama A&M Univ. (United States)
B. Rami Reddy, Alabama A&M Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6377:
Advanced Environmental, Chemical, and Biological Sensing Technologies IV
Tuan Vo-Dinh; Robert A. Lieberman; Günter Gauglitz, Editor(s)

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