Fiber-optic sensor system for heat-flux measurement

Yonghang Shen, Jinglei He, Weizhong Zhao, Tong Sun, Kenneth T. V. Grattan, William D. N. Pritchard
2004 Review of Scientific Instruments  
Information on salinity and temperature distributions is important in the study of thermohaline systems. In order to overcome difficulties associated with existing measurement methods, a miniature fiber-optic probe has been developed. The probe, which is capable of local quasisteady and fluctuating salinity and temperature measurements, is easily constructed, calibrated, and utilized. Probe measurements compare favorably with results obtained using a slant-wire shadowgraph technique and clearly
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doi:10.1063/1.1646768 fatcat:puakqf3ngnectgswvx3jpof35e