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A micro-monolithic optical pressure sensor for high-pressure hydraulic fluid in transportation
Author(s): M. Guilhem; P. Meyrueis
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Paper Abstract

We present a simple concept for a low-cost pressure transducer. The transducer is a polarimetric device consisting of a pressure sensitive dielectric material in-between polarizing optics. The pressure on the sensitive material creates a stress-induced birefringence which is detected through a change in state of polarization. We show the theoretical behaviour of this device and the various ways of optimizing its sensitivity.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 April 2010
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 7675, Photonics in the Transportation Industry: Auto to Aerospace III, 76750I (20 April 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.852742
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M. Guilhem, Univ. de Strasbourg (France)
P. Meyrueis, Univ. de Strasbourg (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7675:
Photonics in the Transportation Industry: Auto to Aerospace III
Alex A. Kazemi; Bernard C. Kress; Eric Y. Chan, Editor(s)

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