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Fiber Bragg Grating Sensors for Harsh Environments
Communications Research Centre Canada, 3701 Carling Avenue, P.O. Box 11490, Station H, Ottawa, ON K2H 8S2, Canada
Received: 16 January 2012; in revised form: 3 February 2012 / Accepted: 8 February 2012 / Published: 10 February 2012
Abstract: Because of their small size, passive nature, immunity to electromagnetic interference, and capability to directly measure physical parameters such as temperature and strain, fiber Bragg grating sensors have developed beyond a laboratory curiosity and are becoming a mainstream sensing technology. Recently, high temperature stable gratings based on regeneration techniques and femtosecond infrared laser processing have shown promise for use in extreme environments such as high temperature, pressure or ionizing radiation. Such gratings are ideally suited for energy production applications where there is a requirement for advanced energy system instrumentation and controls that are operable in harsh environments. This paper will present a review of some of the more recent developments.
Keywords: fiber Bragg grating; sensor; optical sensing; harsh environment sensing
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Mihailov, S.J. Fiber Bragg Grating Sensors for Harsh Environments. Sensors 2012, 12, 1898-1918.
Mihailov SJ. Fiber Bragg Grating Sensors for Harsh Environments. Sensors. 2012; 12(2):1898-1918.
Mihailov, Stephen J. 2012. "Fiber Bragg Grating Sensors for Harsh Environments." Sensors 12, no. 2: 1898-1918.