26 October 2017 Device for the alternative option of temperature measurement
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Polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) has good optical properties, and its composition offers the possibility of use in many applications (industry, security device, medicine applications and etc.). We focused on the alternative option of temperature measurement in this article. Our approach is based on measuring changes of chromaticity correlated temperature corresponding to changes in temperature. Described device uses an optical fiber with a defined layer of PDMS and luminophore and we assume that it can find use also in the field of security. The article describes the process of making the prototype of the device and its verification based on laboratory results. The measured temperature depends mainly on the type of optical fiber and the measured temperature range is determined by the thermal resistance of used optical fiber. Using a calibration measurement can determine the value of temperature with an accuracy of ± 2,5 %.
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Jan Jargus, Jan Jargus, Jan Nedoma, Jan Nedoma, Marcel Fajkus, Marcel Fajkus, Martin Novak, Martin Novak, Jakub Cubik, Jakub Cubik, Daniel Cvejn, Daniel Cvejn, Vladimir Vasinek, Vladimir Vasinek, } "Device for the alternative option of temperature measurement", Proc. SPIE 10440, Optical Materials and Biomaterials in Security and Defence Systems Technology XIV, 104400M (26 October 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2277928; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2277928
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