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A Practical Fiber Optic Sensor to Monitor Resin Cure and Interphase Formation

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Author(s)

Joseph~undefined~undefined~undefined~undefined~undefined Lenhart, J H. VanZanten, Joy Dunkers, Richard~undefined~undefined~undefined~undefined~undefined Parnas

Abstract

A fluorescent probe, covalently grafted to glass, can be used to study the glass/resin interphase region near the surface. A blue shift in fluorescence during resin cure can be monitored when the grafted dye is immersed in epoxy. The position of the fluorescence can be used to detect a difference between the bulk resin and interphase. To make the technique practical as a cure sensor, the dye can be grafted to a glass fiber optic.
Citation
ANTEC Conference Proceedings
Volume
16(21)

Keywords

cure, fiber-optic, interphase, sensor

Citation

Lenhart, J. , VanZanten, J. , Dunkers, J. and Parnas, R. (2000), A Practical Fiber Optic Sensor to Monitor Resin Cure and Interphase Formation, ANTEC Conference Proceedings, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=851656 (Accessed March 4, 2024)
Created December 31, 1999, Updated October 12, 2021