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Fibre optic chemical sensor systems for internal concrete condition monitoring
Author(s): Weiguo Xie; Tong Sun; Kenneth T.V. Grattan; D. McPolin; P. A. Muhammed Basheer; Adrian E. Long
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Paper Abstract

Methods for estimating the lifetime of reinforced concrete structures are being investigated with a fiber optic chemical sensor system, using a sol-gel as the matrix for the active material, for embedment in concrete for evaluation and testing. Results are presented on recent work.

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Date Published: 9 June 2004
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 5502, Second European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors, (9 June 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.566705
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Weiguo Xie, City Univ. (United Kingdom)
Tong Sun, City Univ. (United Kingdom)
Kenneth T.V. Grattan, City Univ. (United Kingdom)
D. McPolin, Queen's Univ. of Belfast (United Kingdom)
P. A. Muhammed Basheer, Queen's Univ. of Belfast (United Kingdom)
Adrian E. Long, Queen's Univ. of Belfast (United Kingdom)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5502:
Second European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors
Jose Miguel Lopez-Higuera; Brian Culshaw, Editor(s)

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