1 January 1998 Optical in-fiber Bragg grating sensor systems for medical applications
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Two in-fiber Bragg grating (FBG) temperature sensor systems for medical applications are demonstrated: (1) an FBG flow-directed thermodilution catheter based on interferometric detection of wavelength shift that is used for cardiac monitoring; and (2) an FBG sensor system with a tunable Fabry-Perot filter for in vivo temperature profiling in nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) machines. Preliminary results show that the FBG sensor is in good agreement with electrical sensors that are widely used in practice. A field test shows that the FBG sensor system is suitable for in situ temperature profiling in NMR machines for medical applications.
Yun-Jiang Rao, Yun-Jiang Rao, David J. Webb, David J. Webb, David A. Jackson, David A. Jackson, Lin Zhang, Lin Zhang, Ian Bennion, Ian Bennion, } "Optical in-fiber Bragg grating sensor systems for medical applications," Journal of Biomedical Optics 3(1), (1 January 1998). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.429860 . Submission:

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