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Document Type: Conference paper
Title: A long period grating based directional flow sensor
Authors: Buggy, Stephen J.
James, Stephen W.
Tatam, Ralph P.
Issue Date: 2008
Citation: Stephen J Buggy, Stephen W James, Ralph P Tatam. A long period grating based directional flow sensor. 19th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, Perth, WA, 15th April 2008, edited by David Sampson, Stephen Collins, Kyunghwan Oh, Ryozo Yamauchi, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 7004. pp 70045P-1-4.
Abstract: A chirped long period grating (LPG) is used as a directional flow sensor by monitoring the change in the transmission spectrum upon immersion in an oil of refractive index higher than that of the fibre cladding. The change in profile of an attenuation band is shown to depend on the direction of immersion, indicating the possibility of using such devices in applications such as resin flow sensing in the manufacture of fibre reinforced plastic composite structures.
URI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.786558
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