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Optical fiber ferrule-top sensor for humidity measurements
Author(s): Grzegorz Gruca; Jan Rector; Kier Heeck; Davide Iannuzzi
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Paper Abstract

We present an optical fiber ferrule-top sensor for humidity measurements. Changes in water content in a gaseous environment are detected by monitoring the resonant frequency and the quality factor of a cantilever fabricated on top of a ferruled optical fiber. Our experimental data demonstrate that the device offers high resolution and high repeatability.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 May 2011
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 7753, 21st International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, 775358 (17 May 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.885920
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Grzegorz Gruca, Vrije Univ. Amsterdam (Netherlands)
Jan Rector, Vrije Univ. Amsterdam (Netherlands)
Kier Heeck, Vrije Univ. Amsterdam (Netherlands)
Davide Iannuzzi, Vrije Univ. Amsterdam (Netherlands)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7753:
21st International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors
Jacques Albert; Wojtek J. Bock, Editor(s)

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