8 December 2004 Simultaneous measurement of curvature and temperature for LPG bending sensor
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Proceedings Volume 5590, Sensors for Harsh Environments; (2004) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.571324
Event: Optics East, 2004, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Abstract
For an embedded LPG bending sensor, in which the its resonance coupling strength changes with bending curvature, cross-talk issues between temperature and bending curvature arises if it is to be deployed in non-controlled environments. A 2 x 2 matrix method was thus employed for simultaneous measurement of bending curvature and temperature for the embedded LPG bending sensor. The matrix is made up of bending and temperature coefficients from 2 different fiber-types LPG; one is H2-loaded and the other is Bo/Ge co-doped. To find out the percentage error, a random test has to be carried out and the matrix was deployed for calculation. From the test results, the percentage error achieved for curvature measurement yields less than 6%. For temperature measurement, the percentage error fluctuates between 1.56% and 5.4%. The use of simultaneous measurement of both bending curvature and temperature enables researchers and engineers to measure bending of structures more accurately.
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Chi Chiu Chan, Chi Chiu Chan, Khay Ming Tan, Khay Ming Tan, Chia Meng Tay, Chia Meng Tay, Swee Chuan Tjin, Swee Chuan Tjin, } "Simultaneous measurement of curvature and temperature for LPG bending sensor", Proc. SPIE 5590, Sensors for Harsh Environments, (8 December 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.571324; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.571324
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