26 April 1996 Interferometric optical strain gauge: production, use, and comparison to conventional techniques
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Abstract
A technique for easy installation and usage of optical fiber strain sensors is presented. This technique allows reliable and accurate fiber positioning by means of a resin support in which optical sensing leads are embedded. Static and dynamic behavior of the optical strain gauge is investigated and its performance is compared to similar optical sensing systems either directly surface mounted on the structure or embedded into composite laminates. Comparisons to values derived from a semiconductor electrical strain gauges are also made.
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Marco Tatti, G. Sala, Paolo Mantegazza, "Interferometric optical strain gauge: production, use, and comparison to conventional techniques", Proc. SPIE 2779, 3rd International Conference on Intelligent Materials and 3rd European Conference on Smart Structures and Materials, (26 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.237108; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.237108
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