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Fiber optical temperature and strain measurements for monitoring and quench detection of superconducting coils
Author(s): M. Willsch; H. Hertsch; T. Bosselmann; M. Oomen; W. Ecke; I. Latka; H. Höfer
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Paper Abstract

It has been demonstrated that Fiber Bragg Grating Sensors can measure at very low temperatures in Helium cryostats. The intrinsic temperature sensitivity is very low but can be significantly enhance by the thermal expansion of polymer carriers. Temperature and mechanical strain changes can be measured quite accurately.

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Date Published: 16 May 2008
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 7004, 19th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, 70045G (16 May 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.786335
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M. Willsch, Siemens AG (Germany)
H. Hertsch, Siemens AG (Germany)
T. Bosselmann, Siemens AG (Germany)
M. Oomen, Siemens AG (Germany)
W. Ecke, IPHT Jena (Germany)
I. Latka, IPHT Jena (Germany)
H. Höfer, IPHT Jena (Germany)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7004:
19th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors

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