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Fiber Bragg Grating Based Thermometry



Zeeshan Ahmed, Bernard J. Filla, William F. Guthrie, John S. Quintavalle


In recent years there has been considerable interest in developing photonic temperature sensors such as the Fiber Bragg gratings (FBG) as an alternative to resistance thermometry. In this study we examine the thermal response of FBGs over the temperature range of 233 K to 393 K. We demonstrate, in hermetically sealed dry Argon environment, FBG devices show a quadratic dependence on temperature with expanded uncertainties (k=2) of 500 mK. Our measurements indicate that the combined measurement uncertainty is dominated by uncertainty in determining peak center fitting and thermal hysteresis of polyimide coated fibers.
Measure: The Journal of Measurement Science


fiber bragg grating, thermometry, photonics, temperature, sensor
Created October 1, 2015, Updated February 19, 2017