Localized Temperature Variations in Laser-Irradiated Composites with Embedded Fiber Bragg Grating Sensors

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R. Brian Jenkins; Peter Joyce; Deborah Mechtel;
(2017)
  • Publisher: MDPI
  • Journal: Sensors (Basel, Switzerland),volume 17,issue 2 (issn: 1424-8220, eissn: 1424-8220)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5335978, doi: 10.3390/s17020251
  • Subject: high energy radiation | temperature sensors | strain sensors | smart structures | TP1-1185 | fiber Bragg gratings | structural health monitoring | Chemical technology | polymer matrix composites | Article
    arxiv: Physics::Optics

Fiber Bragg grating (FBG) temperature sensors are embedded in composites to detect localized temperature gradients resulting from high energy infrared laser radiation. The goal is to detect the presence of radiation on a composite structure as rapidly as possible and to... View more
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