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Design of optical stress sensor using single electro-optic and photo-elastic crystal
Author(s): Changsheng Li
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Paper Abstract

Based on mutual compensation characteristic of the photoelastic and electrooptic birefringence or phase retardation in crystal or glass, an optical stress sensor is designed in principle by use of single bulk crystal or glass. Particularly, the crystal is used as both stress sensing element and electrooptic phase modulator. The configuration of conventional optical stress sensor is simplified, and closed-loop stress measurement is also possible.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 November 2010
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 7849, Optical Design and Testing IV, 784908 (5 November 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.870501
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Changsheng Li, BeiHang Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7849:
Optical Design and Testing IV
Yongtian Wang; Julie Bentley; Chunlei Du; Kimio Tatsuno; Hendrik P. Urbach, Editor(s)

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