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Fibre-Optic Evanescent-Wave Coupling Force Transducer
Author(s): K. T. V. Grattan; A. W. Palmer; D. P. S. Saini
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Paper Abstract

The use of the evanescent wave coupling between a critically cut optical fibre and a glass plate is described. An experimentally demonstrated configuration is used to illustrate the principle in an analogue force/pressure sensor addressed by light from a He-Ne laser, and application to a non-intensity dependent measurement scheme is shown.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 August 1986
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0586, Fiber Optic Sensors I, (7 August 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.951152
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K. T. V. Grattan, The City University (England)
A. W. Palmer, The City University (England)
D. P. S. Saini, The City University (England)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0586:
Fiber Optic Sensors I
Herve J. Arditti; Luc B. Jeunhomme, Editor(s)

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