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Development of a fiber optic high temperature strain sensor

Development of a fiber optic high temperature strain sensor

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Marshall Space Flight Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Technical Information Service, distributor in Huntsville, AL, [Washington, DC, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

  • Fiber optics.,
  • Materials at high temperatures.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementE.O. Rausch, K.E. Murphy and S.P. Brookshire.
    Series[NASA contractor report] -- NASA CR-191316., NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-191316.
    ContributionsMurphy, K. E., Brookshire, S. P., George C. Marshall Space Flight Center.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v .
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14690042M

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    Optical fiber strain gauges that are based on fiber Bragg gratings (FBGs) operate on very different principles than those that govern traditional electrical strain gauges. In simplified terms, a fiber Bragg grating is a microstructure (typically a few millimeters long) created by modifying a standard single-mode telecom fiber, germanium-doped. newLight: The Easy To Install Optical Sensor for Strain, Tilt, Temperature and Acceleration. The newly developed optical sensor line newLight by HBM enables large strain measurement ranges at increased long-term is the ideal choice for structural health monitoring due to its fast and easy installation and its resistance to environmental conditions such as humidity, rust, and salt.

    Many fiber-optic sensors for measuring strain are based on fiber Bragg gratings (FBGs). The operation principal is essentially based on the fact that strain applied to such a grating affects the grating period and thus the Bragg wavelength, i.e., the wavelength of peak change of Bragg wavelength caused by changes of the strain ε and a temperature change Δ T is [2]. Multipurpose fiber optic strain sensors Highly flexible sensing solution to monitor deformation for a broad range of surveillance applications. By combining the advantages of fiber optic strain sensor and application engineering, Opsens is able to provide many adapted sensing solutions to meet the challenges of specific monitoring application.

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Abstract. This chapter is focused on the theory and opto-mechanical modeling of fiber Bragg gratings (FBGs). The chapter includes the opto-mechanical properties of optical fibers, induced optical anisotropy in optical fibers caused by temperature and structural loading, light propagation in optically anisotropic optical fibers, and the coupled-mode theory of the spectral response of FBGs.

From 1 Apr. to 31 Aug.the Georgia Tech Research Institute conducted a research program to develop a high temperature fiber optic strain sensor as part of a measurement program for the space shuttle booster rocket motor.

The major objectives of this program were divided into four tasks. Under Task 1, the literature on high-temperature fiber optic strain sensors was Author: E. Rausch, K.

Murphy, S. Brookshire. Optical fiber sensors embedded in various structures are very useful for strain/temperature monitoring [2] applications in extreme environmental conditions. For example, issues such as bend loading in aircraft wings and bridges can be monitored and avoided by implementing smart composite structures with embedded fiber optic sensors.

A sensitive fiber loop ringdown (FLRD) spectrometer without any additional optical component was utilized to obtain strain measurement on a single mode fiber optic sensor.

The strain data were obtained by employing the theory of bending loss in single mode : Malik Kaya, Okan Esenturk.

Three types of sensors were used in this study, including traditional thermocouples as surface temperature sensors (to complement fiber-optic sensors), fiber-optic sensors as embedded temperature and strain sensors, and optical fiber inclinometer as tilt angle sensor. The sensors are displayed in Fig.

Download: Download high-res image (KB)Author: Wenyu Liao, Yiyang Zhuang, Chao Zeng, Wen Deng, Jie Huang, Hongyan Ma. An optical fiber strain sensor based on capillary-taper compensation structure was proposed. The theoretical simulation by using the finite element analysis method shows a matching condition between the capillary length and the interference-cavity length to achieve the zero temperature crosstalk.

Meanwhile, the strain sensitivity can also be improved greatly at the matching condition. The different types of FOS reported for strain/temperature measurements in composite materials are fiber Bragg grating (FBG) sensors [35,36,37], interferometric fiber optic sensors, polarimetric sensors, fiber optic micro bend sensors, distributed sensors (using techniques such as Rayleigh scattering, Raman scattering, and Brillouin.

Individual off-the-shelf standard single mode fibres (SSMFs) with strain sensors can also be bundled or glued together, (Fig. 11c) or be attached on the sides of a flexible material, (Fig. 11d). r bundle refers to the radius of the bundle of fibre optic strain sensors and determines the minimum and maximum bending radius measured by FOSSs.

Moore et al. developed a temperature sensor by applying a thin coating of a mixture of a high-temperature cement and nickel-oxide onto the tip of a silica optical fiber. This sensing tip became an isothermal cavity that emitted like a blackbody.

The measurement range of the sensor was up to above °C. Bymagnetic, acoustic, pressure, temperature, acceleration, gyro, displacement, fluid level, torque, photo acoustic, current, and strain sensors were among the fiber optic sensors already developed and being researched This modern age of fiber optic sensors was possible thanks to the development of extremely low-loss optical fibers in the.

Based on this concept, numerical analyses are accomplished using finite element method, showing that this fiber-based temperature sensor possesses high sensitivity of nm/°C, with a. As an important parameter in industry, agriculture, biomedical, and aerospace, temperature possesses a significant position for the development of our society.

Thus, it has become a hot point to develop novel sensors for temperature monitoring. Compared with traditional electronic sensors, optical fiber sensors break out for the compact structure, corrosion resistance, multiplex. Fiber Optic Sensors Advantages of Fiber Optic Sensors Electrically insulating materials (no electrical cables are required) — high voltage environments Chemically passive, not subject e.g.

to corrosion Immune to electromagnetic interference (EMI) Wide operating temperature range Fiber Bragg Grating Sensor Strain resolution and accuracy. Okabe, Q. Wu, in Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) in Aerospace Structures, Abstract. Optical fiber sensors (OFSs) are among the promising ultrasonic sensors for structural health monitoring (SHM) since the development of high-speed interrogation systems for OFSs, especially fiber Bragg gratings.

Testing also established the effectiveness of temperature compensation using a strain-free reference sensor. Finally, fatigue testing of elements both with and without embedded sensors established that the embedded sensors did not adversely affect the laminate durability.

A., and Caesley, R., "Embedded Fiber Optic Sensors for High Strain. Fiber optic sensor technology is not new, but is continuing to evolve after over 60 years of development and commercialization.

The sensing designs are not based on a single concept but on a variety of optical phenomena that can be used to measure a broad range of. Optical fiber grating [12, 13, 14, 15]-based specialty sensors have been used for distributed strain measurements in very low temperature, very high temperature, or high radiation environment.

Raman and Brillouin scattering-based techniques are used for distributed temperature measurements for fire and hot spot detection. Strain Induced Spectral Shift Optical Fiber •Resolution - strain •Temperature resolution of 1oC •Strain / temperature discrimination is required Bragg Grating Sensors Performance.

Fiber optic strain sensor for oil&gas, energy, structural health monitoring, defense & aerospace, geotechnical, civil engineering, microwave chemistry, food, environments with high electromagnetic interference, industrial applications and research.

Brillouin fiber optic sensors excel at long distance and large area coverage; in fact, Brillouin sensors should be considered for any strain or temperature application with total lengths in excess of 10 meters.

Another common fiber optic sensor technology appropriate for localized measurements is known as fiber Bragg grating sensors. Luna’s sensing solutions offer high-resolution strain and temperature measurements using optical fiber as the sensor. Luna’s sensing offerings provide insight into the performance, tolerances, and failure mechanisms of structures.

Our sensing platforms enable greatly reduced time, complexity, and expense of instrumentation and measurement for test [email protected]{osti_, title = {A fiber optics sensor for strain and stress management in superconducting accelerator magnets}, author = {van Oort, J M and ten Kate, H H.J.}, abstractNote = {A novel cryogenic interferometric fiber optics sensor for the measurement of strain and stress in the coil windings of superconducting accelerator magnets is described.About Fiber Optic Distributed Temperature Sensing.

FO-DTS measurements involve sending laser light along a fiber-optic cable. Photons interact with the molecular structure of the fibers, and the incident light scatters. Analysis of Raman backscatter for variation in optical power allows the user to estimate temperature.