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Fiber Optic Pressure Sensors Employing Reflective Diaphragm Techniques
Author(s): M. Corke; F. Gillham; A. Hu; D W Stowe; L. Sawyer
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Paper Abstract

In this paper details will be presented of fiber optic pressure sensors that utilize the deflection of a thin diaphragm as the sensing mechanism. The magnitude of the deflection is monitored optically by either: (a) Measurement of the change in intensity distribution of light reflected from the diaphragm due to the changing shape of the reflecting surface, or (b) Interferometric measurement of the optical cavity thickness formed by the fiber end and the reflecting diaphragm surface.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 February 1989
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0985, Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors VI, (1 February 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.948843
Show Author Affiliations
M. Corke, Aster Corporation (United States)
F. Gillham, Aster Corporation (United States)
A. Hu, Aster Corporation (United States)
D W Stowe, Aster Corporation (United States)
L. Sawyer, Aster Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0985:
Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors VI
Ramon P. DePaula; Eric Udd, Editor(s)

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