13 February 1990 Fiber-Optic Chemical Sensing With Infrared-Transmitting Optical Fiber
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Infrared transmitting heavy metal fluoride optical fiber has been used to separate a Fourier-transform infrared (FTIR) spectrometer from a remote measurement point. Several types of remote sensors have been developed for concentration measurements. Remote transmission cells connected to fiber cables have been used to measure near-infrared spectra of liquids and gases. An evanescent-wave probe for obtaining spectra of highly scattering samples has been developed. Fiber-optic FTIR may be used to solve many problems in process monitoring and control.
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Richard D. Driver, Richard D. Driver, Garett M. Leskowitz, Garett M. Leskowitz, Lawrence E. Curtiss, Lawrence E. Curtiss, "Fiber-Optic Chemical Sensing With Infrared-Transmitting Optical Fiber", Proc. SPIE 1172, Chemical, Biochemical, and Environmental Fiber Sensors, (13 February 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.963173; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.963173
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