Sensors & Transducers Journal
(ISSN 1726- 5479)
Vol. 80, Issue 6, June 2007, pp. 1289-1294
Fiber Optic Sensors to Monitor Structural Components Made of Composite Materials
Fiber Bragg Gratings Increase the Reliability of Future Airbus Generations
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Received: 14 May 2007 /Accepted: 19 June 2007 /Published: 25 June 2007
Abstract: New fiber reinforced composite materials and integrated sensors are converging to form smart structural components. They excel by their higher reliability, lead to more economical maintenance procedures and contribute significantly to reducing the cost of operating air fleets.
Keywords: Fiber Bragg Gratings, carbon-reinforced materials, high-resolution IR-spectrometer
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