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Fiber-Optic Sensing In Cryogenic Environments
Author(s): Madan Sharma; Robert E. Brooks
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Paper Abstract

To overcome the hazards of electrical sensors in explosive environments, passive optical sensors using fiber-optic communication to a remote monitoring station are being seriously studied. Development of three passive optical sensors to measure liquid-level, pressure, and temperature in cryogenic propellant tanks is described. Characteristics together with results obtained from an experimental model incorporating those sensors and operating with liquid nitrogen as the test fluid are identified.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 September 1980
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0224, Fiber Optics for Communications and Control, (19 September 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.958680
Show Author Affiliations
Madan Sharma, TRW Defense & Space Systems Group (United States)
Robert E. Brooks, TRW Defense & Space Systems Group (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0224:
Fiber Optics for Communications and Control
Charles W. Kleekamp, Editor(s)

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