25 October 2017 Instrument for all-fiber structure measurement of ultra-low turbidity by using single photon detection technique
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Proceedings Volume 10464, AOPC 2017: Fiber Optic Sensing and Optical Communications; 104640C (2017) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2283447
Event: Applied Optics and Photonics China (AOPC2017), 2017, Beijing, China
Abstract
An all-fiber structure detection system based on single photon detection technique(SPDT) has been developed to measure the ultra-low turbidity ofliquids. To assure the measurement accuracy,the total intensity of transmission light has been detected and quantified as number of photons by avalanche photodiode (APD) which has the advantage of high sensitivity.A fresh all-fiber structure optical fiber probe based on SPDT is applied in the system to reduce the volume and fluctuation of traditional transmission-light measurement system,in which the all-fiber structure probe is used to delivery and collection of transmission light.On the basis of Beer-Lambert (B-L) transmission law,a test system has been established and carried out a series of experiments.By combining B-Llaw with the principle of SPDT,a novel model for detecting turbidity has been proposed to explain the experimental results.The results have shown a well exponential relationship over the range of 0.01–1NTU (Nephelometric Turbidity Units).It also has showna good linear relationship with a resolution as high as 0.01NTUin the range of 0.01-0.09 NTU.When it is 1 secondofthe sampling time,the mean error of measurement result can be controlled within 5% of full scale.In addition,the new detection structure proposed in this paper, which makes the system more compact and more suitable in the small special space.
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Feihu Qin, Juntao Hu, Huanqin Wang, Huaqiao Gui, Jianguo Liu, Liang Lü, Deyi Kong, Jian Zhang, Xia Han, Tianli Wang, "Instrument for all-fiber structure measurement of ultra-low turbidity by using single photon detection technique", Proc. SPIE 10464, AOPC 2017: Fiber Optic Sensing and Optical Communications, 104640C (25 October 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2283447; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2283447
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