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Fiber Optic Sensors Utilizing Surface Reflections
Author(s): N. E. Lewis; M. B. Miller; W. H. Lewis
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Paper Abstract

Test results from reflection-based fiber optical sensors are presented, and several examples of reflective sensor applications are discussed. Reflection sensing techniques can be used to measure the displacement of suspended mirrors for proximity and motion sensing. In addition, reflections can be used to gauge the surface finish of machined parts and accurately determine the size and shape of components in automated manufacturing applications.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 September 1984
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0478, Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors II, (17 September 1984);
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N. E. Lewis, Litton Fiber Optic Products (United States)
M. B. Miller, Litton Fiber Optic Products (United States)
W. H. Lewis, Litton Fiber Optic Products (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0478:
Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors II
Emery L. Moore; O. Glenn Ramer, Editor(s)

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