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Title: Embedded multiplexed polymer optical fiber sensor for esophageal manometry
Authors: Kalli, Kyriacos 
Missinne, Jeroen 
Bosman, Erwin 
Van Hoe, Bram 
Van Steenberge, Geert 
Van Daele, Peter P. 
Zhang, Wei 
Johnson, Ian P. 
Sugden, Kate 
Webb, David 
Keywords: Biocompatibility;Multiplexing;Silica
Category: Materials Engineering
Field: Engineering and Technology
Issue Date: 28-Oct-2011
Publisher: IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Source: Proceedings of IEEE Sensors, 2011, art. no. 6127216, pp. 1499-1502; 10th IEEE SENSORS Conference 2011, SENSORS 2011; Limerick; Ireland; 28 October 2011 through 31 October 2011
Conference: IEEE SENSORS Conference 
Abstract: There is a growing interest for esophageal measurements which can provide important and reliable data when diagnosing the motor function of the sphincters and the esophageal body. Biocompatibility, sensing resolution and the comfort of the patient are key parameters for manometric sensing systems. A new sensing approach which could fulfill all these needs is presented in this paper consisting of an embedded polymer fiber sensor, based on multiplexed fiber Bragg gratings. A response to a radial pressure almost 6 times that of a comparable silica fiber based sensor is obtained.
ISBN: 978-142449288-6
DOI: 10.1109/ICSENS.2011.6127216
Rights: © 2011 IEEE.
Type: Book Chapter
Appears in Collections:Κεφάλαια βιβλίων/Book chapters

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