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  • Vol. 22, Iss. 7 — Apr. 1, 1983
  • pp: 967–969

Measurement of peak temperature along an optical fiber

Richard J. Fox  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 22, Issue 7, pp. 967-969 (1983)

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A multimode silica-clad optical fiber with a liquid silicone core was used as a distributed-line peak-temperature sensor over a temperature range from ambient to 190°C. The maximum error was 2°C and was essentially independent of the length or position of the hot zone.

© 1983 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: September 21, 1982
Published: April 1, 1983

Richard J. Fox, "Measurement of peak temperature along an optical fiber," Appl. Opt. 22, 967-969 (1983)

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