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Silicone-Clad Fiber Sensor For Detecting Of Water Penetration Into Optical Cables
Author(s): M. M. Bubnov; A. A. Abramov; V A. Bogatyrjov; E. M. Dianov
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Paper Abstract

Investigations of optical losses in silicone-clad fibers immersed into water have shown that water diffusion through the reflecting cladding results in the loss increase, which is of a reversible character. Such fiber can easily be integrated in an optical fiber cable; water penetration can then be localised by the back-scattering method.

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Date Published: 23 March 1988
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0838, Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors V, (23 March 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.942531
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M. M. Bubnov, Academy of Sciences of the USSR (USSR)
A. A. Abramov, Academy of Sciences of the USSR (USSR)
V A. Bogatyrjov, Academy of Sciences of the USSR (USSR)
E. M. Dianov, Academy of Sciences of the USSR (USSR)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0838:
Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors V
Ramon P. DePaula; Eric Udd, Editor(s)

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