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By (author)s: Brian Culshaw, John P. Dakin

Copyright: 1997
Pages: 478
ISBN: 9780890069400

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This hands-on problem-solving guide brings together the knowledge of international authors in the field to create a state-of-the-art picture of optical fiber sensors. It include technology overviews, surveys applications, and describes measurement and implementation techniques. Helpful real-world case studies are also featured. Actual sensor performance examples provide guidance on measurement evaluations, environmental conditions, performance limitations, potential applications, and process-compatible formats, devices, and systems. Optical Fiber Sensors IV: Applications, Analysis, and Future Trends provides detailed coverage on how dramatically fiber sensors are impacting key areas such as: Chemical and environmental monitoring; Structural instrumentation and smart structures; Process control and engineering; Specialist industrial measurements.
Table Of Contents
7. Optical Fiber-Chemical Sensing Using Direct Spectroscopy: Basic Techniques of Optical Spectroscopy. Case Studies of Fiber-Optic Sensors Using Direct Spectroscopy. 8. Chemical Sensing Using Indicator Dyes: Indicators. Polymeric Supports and Coatings. Immobilization Techniques. pH Sensors. Oxygen Sensors. Sensors for Carbon Dioxide. Ammonia Sensors. Ion Sensors. ; 9. Dynamic Light Scattering and Its Application in Concentrated Suspensions: Dynamic Light Scattering in Dilute Suspensions. Multiple Scattering Techniques. Diffusing Wave Spectroscopy. Novel Experimental Arrangement for Investigation of Multiple Scattering. ; 10. In Vivo Medical Sensors: Advantages of Optical-Fiber Sensors for Medical Use. Fundamental Design Criteria and Critical Aspects. Circulatory and Respiratory Systems. Angiology. Gastroenterology. Ophthalmology. Oncology. Neurology. Dermatology. Dentistry. Future Trends. ; 11. Fiber-Optic Gyros: Classification of Fiber-Optic Gyros. Fundamentals of I-FOG, Applications of I-FOGs, Technologies to Improve the I-FOG Sensitivity. Resonator Fiber-Optic Gyro, Brillouin Fiber-Optic Gyro. ; 12. Fiber-Optic Sensors for Condition Monitoring and Engineering Diagnostics: Single-Point Measurements. Full-Field Measurements. ; 13. Sensors in Industrial Systems: Strain Sensor Case Study - Fiber-Optic Bragg Grating and Microbend Strain Sensors. Multipoint Temperature Monitor. Void Fraction Sensor. Raman Spectroscopy Via Optical Fiber. Fluid Opacity Monitor. Aircraft Total Pressure Measurement. Key Application Issues. ; 14. Distributed Sensors - Recent Developments: Brillouin Scattering for Measuring Strain and Temperature. Distributed Optical-Fiber Sensing Using the Optical Kerr Effect. New Distributed Chemical Measurement Systems. ; 15. Multiplexing Techniques for Fiber-optic Sensors: Quasi-Distributed Networks. Fiber Bragg Grating-Based Sensors. Multiplexed Sensor Networks. ; 16. Fiber Optics and Smart Structures: Definition of a Smart Structure. Practical Application Areas for Smart Structures Technology. Sensing Options, Critical Parameters, and Measurement Domains. Integration Issues. Simple Fiber Break Detectors. Point Sensing. Sensing Over Large Spatial Domains. Technology Challenges. ; 17. Fiber-Optic Sensors - Commercial Presence: Temperature Sensors. Pressure Sensors. Displacement Sensors. Liquid-Level Sensors. Gas and Chemical Sensors. Miscellaneous Sensors.;


  • Brian Culshaw Brian Culshaw has been a professor of electronics at Strathclyde University, Scotland since 1983, where he currently serves as head of the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering.
  • John P. Dakin