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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 42, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 2003
  • pp: 45–50

Compact Optical Smoke Sensor that Uses an Integrating Cylinder

Feng Li and Toshihiko Yoshino  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 42, Issue 1, pp. 45-50 (2003)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.42.000045


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Abstract

We report a new kind of compact and portable optical smoke sensor that uses an integrating cylinder as the light collector. Theoretical analysis shows that this smoke sensor can have high sensitivity and good linearity because a number of reflected lights participate in the measurement of smoke concentration. A smoke sensor has been constructed, and it has demonstrated improved sensitivity and linearity compared with the conventional direct-beam-based smoke sensor. Good agreement of theoretical and experimental results has been obtained.

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OCIS Codes
(030.5620) Coherence and statistical optics : Radiative transfer
(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(130.6010) Integrated optics : Sensors
(290.1990) Scattering : Diffusion

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Feng Li and Toshihiko Yoshino, "Compact Optical Smoke Sensor that Uses an Integrating Cylinder," Appl. Opt. 42, 45-50 (2003)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-42-1-45


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