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General Purpose Position Sensor
Author(s): G. I. Frank; D. E . Franklin; R. A. Palylyk
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Paper Abstract

A novel, rugged, position sensing device, based entirely on commercially available multi-mode optical fiber components, is described. The operating principles, design and construction, and performance data obtained through deployment of the device in the hostile environment of a large hydro-electric generating unit, are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 August 1986
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0586, Fiber Optic Sensors I, (7 August 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.951175
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G. I. Frank, B.C. Hydro (Canada)
D. E . Franklin, B.C. Hydro (Canada)
R. A. Palylyk, B.C. Hydro (Canada)

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

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