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Unidirectional glass reinforced plastic composite monitoring with whitelight quasi distributed polarimetric sensing network
Author(s): P. Sansonetti
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Paper Abstract

We report the results obtained on cure and strain field monitoringof unidirectional Glass Reinforced Plastic (GRP) composites with bonded orembedded white light quasi distributed optical fibre polarimeters. The importance ofthe optical fibre coating is shown. When it buffers stresses generated duringfabrication a purely linear measurement is obtained versus strain either in extensionor compression without any hysteresis.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 1992
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 1777, First European Conference on Smart Structures and Materials, 17770H (1 May 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.2298040
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P. Sansonetti, Bertin & CIE (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1777:
First European Conference on Smart Structures and Materials
Brian Culshaw; Peter T. Gardiner; Alaster McDonach, Editor(s)

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