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  • Vol. 31, Iss. 4 — Feb. 1, 1992
  • pp: 431–433

Fabry–Perot fiber-optic sensors in full-scale fatigue testing on an F-15 aircraft

Kent A. Murphy, Michael F. Gunther, Ashish M. Vengsarkar, and Richard O. Claus  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 31, Issue 4, pp. 431-433 (1992)

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We report results from fiber-optic-sensor field tests on an F-15 aircraft mounted within a full-scale test frame for the purpose of fatigue testing. Strain sensitivities of the order of 0.01 μm/m have been obtained.

© 1992 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: April 25, 1991
Published: February 1, 1992

Kent A. Murphy, Michael F. Gunther, Ashish M. Vengsarkar, and Richard O. Claus, "Fabry–Perot fiber-optic sensors in full-scale fatigue testing on an F-15 aircraft," Appl. Opt. 31, 431-433 (1992)

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