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Sensing Applications in Aircrafts Using Polymer Optical Fibres

Pedro C. Lallana, Gotzon Aldabaldetreku, Alicia López, David S. Montero, Gaizka Durana, Javier Mateo, M. Ángeles Losada, Joseba Zubia, Carmen Vázquez
2021 Sensors  
We report on recent advances in the use of inexpensive polymer optical fibres (POFs) for sensing applications in avionics.  ...  interrogators to level and temperature meters, leading to cost-effective techniques for structural health monitoring in aircraft structures.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21113605 pmid:34064285 fatcat:cx774hncmrdwtngjlrcuor6u5a

Performance Assessment of UWB-Over-Fiber and Applications [chapter]

Joao M.B., Luis M., Diogo Coelho, Henrique M., Jorge C.S.
2012 Ultra Wideband - Current Status and Future Trends  
applications such as the car and the avionics industry.  ...  New PF-GI-POF fibers being developed are able to withstand large temperature variation (−65 C to 125 C) and so may be suitable for applications in harsh critical environments.  ... 
doi:10.5772/48748 fatcat:lloehj6ncncqzfkjpexssg4osu

Recent Advances in Wavelength-Division-Multiplexing Plastic Optical Fiber Technologies [chapter]

David Sánchez Montero, Isabel Pérez Garcilópez, Carmen Vázquez García, Pedro Contreras Lallana, Alberto Tapetado Moraleda, Plinio Jesús Pinzón Castillo
2015 Advances in Optical Fiber Technology: Fundamental Optical Phenomena and Applications  
These two components have long been established for silicabased infrared telecom systems, bust must be developed completely new for POF-based WDM applications.  ...  Initially, transmission with SI-POF has been realized with only one channel, typically at 650 nm, reaching data rates of 100 Mb/s over links of 275 m [17]; even multi−gigabit transmission over links of  ...  Acknowledgements The work comprised in this document has been developed in the framework of the activities carried out at the Displays and Photonics Applications group (GDAF) at Universidad Carlos III  ... 
doi:10.5772/59518 fatcat:b36qnvzpdvg4hnx6gf3lajwad4

A road map for reliable power electronics for more electric aircraft

A.J. Wileman, Sohaib Aslam, Suresh Perinpanayagam
2021 Progress in Aerospace Sciences  
applications.  ...  For instance, the physics-based models that have been developed to assess the operational lifetime of silicon-based devices for given failure modes require revamping in light of the new materials and the  ...  This is prevalent in the avionic industry, where burnout both in bipolar and MOS devices has been observed [25, 26] . Component failure mechanisms A chain is only as strong as its weakest link.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.paerosci.2021.100739 fatcat:b7dtirthinduve57pphkxsxc34

Ethernet – A Survey on its Fields of Application

Jorg Sommer, Sebastian Gunreben, Frank Feller, Martin Kohn, Ahlem Mifdaoui, Detlef Sass, Joachim Scharf
2010 IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials  
Apart from LAN installations, Ethernet became also attractive for many other fields of application, ranging from industry to avionics, telecommunication, and multimedia.  ...  However, this new trend raises some problems concerning the services of the protocol and the requirements for each application.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to thank Christian Müller, Rainer Blind, and Martin Neubauer for fruitful discussions. Special thanks also go to the reviewers who helped to improve the paper.  ... 
doi:10.1109/surv.2010.021110.00086 fatcat:yx3kkhsobbdpxajvunyflj2g3q

Practical Considerations for Designing Reliable DC/DC Converters, Applied to a BIPV Case

Simon Ravyts, Wieland Van De Sande, Mauricio Dalla Vecchia, Giel Van den Broeck, Martijn Duraij, Wilmar Martinez, Michael Daenen, Johan Driesen
2020 Energies  
Finally, the methodology is applied to the design of module level converters for building integrated photovoltaics, which is a high temperature application with a high desired lifetime.  ...  The developed methodology is mainly intended for demanding applications, where long lifetimes are required or elevated ambient temperatures are present.  ...  For high temperature applications, it is stated as the most troublesome component [38] . An excellent overview of the reliability aspects of DC link capacitors is given in [39] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/en13040834 fatcat:oojritu5ejcbxptmx7nvvgcwxy

Overcoming Challenges in Large-Core SI-POF-Based System-Level Modeling and Simulation

Dwight Richards, Alicia Lopez, M. Angeles Losada, Pablo V. Mena, Enrico Ghillino, Javier Mateo, Neo Antoniades, Xin Jiang
2019 Photonics  
In this scenario, there is a clear need for a flexible and dynamic system-level simulation framework for POFs that includes models of light propagation in POFs and the components that are needed to evaluate  ...  adequate for large-core POFs where there are millions of propagation modes, strong mode coupling and high variability.  ...  Kien Truong formerly of The Boeing Company, as well as with M. Kagami formerly at Toyota Central R&D Labs. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/photonics6030088 fatcat:6esthztx3fc6vb44cjouz36ftq

Asset Management Strategies for Power Electronic Converters in Transmission Networks: Application to Hvdc and FACTS Devices

Tibin Joseph, Carlos E. Ugalde-Loo, Jun Liang, Paul F. Coventry
2018 IEEE Access  
Within this context, the use of a physics-of-failure based assessment for the life-cycle management of power converter assets is introduced and discussed.  ...  Recent advancements in power semiconductor devices, in particular in voltage source converter based technology, have facilitated the widespread application of HVdc systems and FACTS devices in transmission  ...  However, the development of these devices has been accompanied by the widespread application of PoF-based knowledge for reliability assessment [126] , [127] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2018.2826360 fatcat:xfgiu3shwrcaxp65sqnqwan444

Toward Reliable Power Electronics: Challenges, Design Tools, and Opportunities

Huai Wang, Marco Liserre, Frede Blaabjerg
2013 IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine  
Better understanding on reliability of power electronic components, converters and systems will alleviate the challenges posed in both reliability critical applications and cost sensitive applications.  ...  In PV system, PV inverters are used for efficiently converting the dc voltage for ac applications or integration of the output energy into electrical grids [S3] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/mie.2013.2252958 fatcat:lftzrm7firfcrd4drmmf7evetq

Novel Measurement-Based Efficient Computational Approach to Modeling Optical Power Transmission in Step-Index Polymer Optical Fiber

Jorge Guerrero, M. Angeles Losada, Alicia Lopez, Javier Mateo, Dwight Richards, N. Antoniades, Xin Jiang, Nicholas Madamopoulos
2022 Photonics  
A POF can tolerate a bending radius of less than 20 mm, it can work in environments with temperatures ranging from −55 °C to +105 °C, and its lifetime is around 20 years.  ...  The use of the matrix exponential method (MEM) to implement the SI-POF model results in a computationally efficient model that is suitable for POF-based system-level studies.  ...  The main applications of POFs are in data networks and sensors.  ... 
doi:10.3390/photonics9040260 doaj:274d3622404341738ab855c44eab8d93 fatcat:ptzkyp52fba7hiqjcg2khy6jgi

Failure modes and reliability oriented system design for aerospace power electronic converters

Jayakrishnan Harikumaran, Giovanni Migliazza, Giampaolo Buticchi, Vincenzo Madonna, Paolo Giangrande, Alessandro Costabeber, Pat Wheeler, Michael Galea
2020 IEEE Open Journal of the Industrial Electronics Society  
In constant power profile drive, system reliability is minimally affected by wear-out failure of film capacitors in converter DC links.  ...  Reliability of voltage source power converters at different system voltage levels are modelled for a starter generator drive converter.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to mention that one of the coauthors and the initiator of this research work, Dr. Alessandro Costabeber passed away recently.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ojies.2020.3047201 fatcat:66mu3pvdiff63lribql6a3weou

On-Board Microgrids for the More Electric Aircraft—Technology Review

Giampaolo Buticchi, Serhiy Bozhko, Marco Liserre, Patrick Wheeler, Kamal Al-Haddad
2019 IEEE transactions on industrial electronics (1982. Print)  
This paper presents an overview of technology related to on-board microgrids for the More Electric Aircraft.  ...  Ensuring the safety of supply with a limited redundancy is one of the targets of the system design, since it allows increasing the power density.  ...  , three-phase bridges are used and ATRU provide for the DC Link of the power converters.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tie.2018.2881951 fatcat:r2qdcpmjyfhnrhkpddqlke3vzi

Fiber optics engineering: Physical design for reliability

Ephraim Suhir
2014 Facta universitatis - series Electronics and Energetics  
geometric and material non-linearity; dynamic response to shocks and vibrations; as well as possible applications of nanomaterials in new generations of coating and cladding systems.  ...  The extension part is concerned with a new, fruitful and challenging direction in optical engineering-probabilistic design for reliability (PDfR) of opto-electronic and photonic systems, including fiber  ...  For this reason thermal control of the ambient temperature is sometime needed to ensure sufficient protection provided to an optical device sensitive to the change in temperature.  ... 
doi:10.2298/fuee1402153s fatcat:icfo7de7j5ftppeevuz2ynduga

Communications, Multimedia, Ontology, Photonics and Internet Engineering 2012

Ryszard S. Romaniuk
2012 International Journal of Electronics and Telecommunications  
The organizers present here a research survey of the WILGA Symposium work. Also a digest of chosen Wilga references is presented [1]-[39].  ...  This paper is the second part of a concise review digest focused on optoelectronics, communications, multimedia and ontology of information technologies.  ...  tests of cameras for astronomical applications.  ... 
doi:10.2478/v10177-012-0061-z fatcat:s6nm5vnwoneotjyny4ld5dp7ve

Front Matter: Volume 7314

Proceedings of SPIE, Alex A. Kazemi, Bernard C. Kress
2009 Photonics in the Transportation Industry: Auto to Aerospace II  
for space and defence applications [7314-23] M.  ...  (United States) 7314 0F The exploitation of thin film coatings for fibre sensors for the application of chemical sensing [7314-22] T. Allsop, Aston Univ. (United Kingdom); R.  ...  Gregory Wilkins and Chris Werniki would like to thank NAVAIR for their support and hospitality while their work was done. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We acknowledge the support of the U.S.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.833099 fatcat:sg4v4pv3uve2bfyovrzzxtqgbe
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