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Fiber-optic sensor for the monitoring of moisture ingress and porosity of concrete
Author(s): T. L. Yeo; D. Eckstein; B. McKinley; L. F. Boswell; T. Sun; K. T.V. Grattan
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Paper Abstract

A fibre-optic embedded sensor using a polymer-coated fibre Bragg grating (FBG) was developed and used to detect the ingress of moisture in concrete specimens of different porosity. Applications to structural health monitoring are discussed.

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Date Published: 23 May 2005
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 5855, 17th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, (23 May 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.623978
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T. L. Yeo, City Univ. London (United Kingdom)
D. Eckstein, City Univ. London (United Kingdom)
B. McKinley, City Univ. London (United Kingdom)
L. F. Boswell, City Univ. London (United Kingdom)
T. Sun, City Univ. London (United Kingdom)
K. T.V. Grattan, City Univ. London (United Kingdom)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5855:
17th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors
Marc Voet; Reinhardt Willsch; Wolfgang Ecke; Julian Jones; Brian Culshaw, Editor(s)

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