25 October 1996 Miniature fiber optic ultrasonic probe
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Abstract
We investigate the feasibility of using optical fiber Bragg gratings for the sensing of ultrasonic fields for medical applications. In preliminary experimental investigations, ultrasonic waves with a frequency of 950 kHz have been detected with a noise limited pressure resolution of approximately 10-2 atmospheres in a 3 KHz measurement bandwidth.
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David J. Webb, J. Surowiec, M. Sweeney, David A. Jackson, L. R. Gavrilov, J. W. Hand, Lin Zhang, Ian Bennion, "Miniature fiber optic ultrasonic probe", Proc. SPIE 2839, Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors XIV, (25 October 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.255383; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.255383
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