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Review on developments in fiber optical sensors and applications
Author(s): Kiran Kishore Kumar Annamdas; Venu Gopal Madhav Annamdas
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Paper Abstract

The last couple of decades had witnessed a rise in the research of optoelectronic and fiber optical communication fields, which resulted in applications focused initially in military and aerospace equipments, and later in health monitoring for medicine, heritage culture and various engineering fields. The monitoring of existing or /and new engineering, biomedical structures has become a regular feature throughout the world. Monitoring is fast emerging as a pioneering field with high precision and quality equipments. This field is very vast, consisting of both traditional as well as smart materials based methods. The fiber optics belong to the finest class of smart materials, there are many types and classifications based on the necessity, manufacturer and the end user. In this paper, a complete over view of fiber sensing systems and their usefulness is briefly presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 April 2010
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 7677, Fiber Optic Sensors and Applications VII, 76770R (23 April 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.849799
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Kiran Kishore Kumar Annamdas, Univ. of Miami (United States)
Venu Gopal Madhav Annamdas, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological Univ. (India)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7677:
Fiber Optic Sensors and Applications VII
Alexis Mendez; Henry H. Du; Anbo Wang; Eric Udd; Stephen J. Mihailov, Editor(s)

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