29 April 2017 Optical fibre sensing during critical care
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Proceedings Volume 10340, International Conference on Biophotonics V; 1034012 (2017) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2269993
Event: International Conference on Biophotonics V, 2017, Perth, Australia
Abstract
Optical fibre sensing is a platform technology for applications in biomedical and environmental monitoring. Fibre Bragg Gratings can be used to monitor parameters such as pressure and temperature. Alternatively, coating the fibres with functional layers, either at the tip of the fibre, on a U-shaped fibre, or a long period grating enables sensing of analytes in liquids and gases. This paper describes the application of optical fibre sensing techniques during mechanical ventilation via an endotracheal tube in critical care. Functional coatings on the fibres are used to monitor humidity of inspired air and can be used to monitor other analytes.
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F. U. Hernandez, F. U. Hernandez, T. Wang, T. Wang, S. Korposh, S. Korposh, R. Correia, R. Correia, B. R. Hayes-Gill, B. R. Hayes-Gill, J. Hromadka, J. Hromadka, N. N. Mohd Hazlan, N. N. Mohd Hazlan, A. Norris, A. Norris, D. Evans, D. Evans, S.-W. Lee, S.-W. Lee, S. P. Morgan, S. P. Morgan, } "Optical fibre sensing during critical care", Proc. SPIE 10340, International Conference on Biophotonics V, 1034012 (29 April 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2269993; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2269993
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