Free water in fuel sensor using fiber long period grating

Abstract

A fiber optic free water in fuel (WIF) sensor is proposed by utilizing a long period fiber grating (LPFG). The existence of free water in fuel is indicated by the appearance of a characteristic loss band. The free water level in fuel can be determined by measuring the transmissions of two characteristic loss bands.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1117/12.885913
Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences > Electrical, Electronic & Power Engineering
Engineering & Applied Sciences > Aston Institute of Photonics Technology
Engineering & Applied Sciences > Mechanical Engineering & Design
Additional Information: Zhang, Wei; Grice, Steven; Sugden, Kate; Bennion, Ian., "Free water in fuel sensor using fiber long period grating". 21st international conference on optical fiber sensors. Vol. 7753 SPIE, 2011. (SPIE proceedings). Copyright 2011 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers. One print or electronic copy may be made for personal use only. Systematic electronic or print reproduction and distribution, duplication of any material in this paper for a fee or for commercial purposes, or modification of the content of the paper are prohibited. http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.885913
Event Title: 21st International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors
Event Type: Other
Event Dates: 2011-05-15 - 2011-05-19
Uncontrolled Keywords: long period fiber gratings,free water in fuel,surrounding refractive index,characteristic loss band
ISBN: 978-0-8194-8246-4
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PURE Output Type: Conference contribution
Published Date: 2011-05-15
Authors: Zhang, Wei ( 0000-0002-3584-8541)
Grice, Steven
Sugden, Kate ( 0000-0001-6323-1082)
Bennion, Ian

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