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14 September 1994 Development of sensor arrays for continuous groundwater monitoring
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Proceedings Volume 2360, Tenth International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors; (1994) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.185014
Event: 10th Optical Fibre Sensors Conference, 1994, Glasgow, United Kingdom
Abstract
Industrial development has led to the release of numerous hazardous materials into the environment, posing a potential threat to surrounding waters. Environmental analysis of sites contaminated by several chemicals calls for continuous monitoring of multiple analytes. Monitoring can be achieved by using imaging bundles for the fabrication of sensors. Imaging bundles are formed by melting and drawing together several thousand individual optical fibers. The fibers are drawn coherently so that the position of an individual fiber of the bundle at one end (distal) corresponds to the identical position at the other end (proximal). By coupling imaging fibers to a charge coupled device (CCD), one has the ability to spatially discriminate the distal end of the fiber.
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Brian G. Healey, S. S. Chadha, David R. Walt, Fred P. Milanovich, James B. Richards, and Steve B. Brown "Development of sensor arrays for continuous groundwater monitoring", Proc. SPIE 2360, Tenth International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, (14 September 1994); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.185014
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