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Environmentally Insensitive Diaphragm Reflectance Pressure Transducer
Author(s): Christopher M. Lawson; V. J. Tekippe
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Paper Abstract

A novel fiber optic sensor that determines pressure from diaphragm curvature is discussed. This sensing technique exhibits a high degree of sensitivity and linearity and is less susceptible to environmental perturbations than previous intensity modulating techniques. Experimental results are presented for a pressure transducer operational in the 0-60 psi range, and a miniature pressure transducer operational in the 0-5 psi range designed for in vivo medical applications.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 September 1983
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0412, Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors I, (19 September 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.935801
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Christopher M. Lawson, Gould Inc. (United States)
V. J. Tekippe, Gould Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0412:
Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors I
Emery L. Moore; O. Glenn Ramer, Editor(s)

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