Polarization interferometry is used to measure liquid droplet speeds inside a capillary. A custom microstructured fibre is used for this purpose.
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(000.1570) General : Chemistry
(060.2370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics sensors
(060.2420) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fibers, polarization-maintaining
(120.3180) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Interferometry
S. Caron, C. Paré, P. Paradis, and A. Fougères, "Speed Measurement of a Liquid Using a Capillary Optical Fibre Sensor," in Optical Fiber Sensors, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper ThB5.
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