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Curious to know how fiber optics can be used as sensors in industry? In this one day course, we demonstrate how fiber optic sensors are used in industry, and how custom optical fibers makes a difference.
The aim of today's course is to practically demonstrate how fiber sensors and specialty optical fibers work, and provide a better understanding of how they can enable new products and industrial applications.
We will describe how to change the properties of an optical fiber and demonstrate the benefits of using custom fibers for sensors, through several real-world examples and demonstrations of how to use different coating materials, glass composition and modified fiber structures to enable optical fibers that are more resistant to demanding environments, has improved sensor properties, or enables measurement of new quantities.
Participants will also benefit from a brief introduction to metrology given by the National Metrology Institute of Sweden, introducing technical quality, certifications and accreditation procedures for a product.
The training takes place within the framework of the EU project PhotonHub. The course is held in English, on site at the RISE laboratories in Kista/Stockholm. The course can accommodate a limited number of participants.
Registration is done via the form at the bottom of this page.
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The course is intended for development engineers and business developers who are curious to know how fiber optics can be used in industrial applications. A basic knowledge of fiber optics is preferred but not necessary.
09-10, Introduction, visit of RISE facilities and virtual tour of a fibre draw tower
10-12, Course: Design parameters and fabrication of specialty optical fibres. Benefits of using specialty optical fibres for sensing applications in industry
13-14, Case study: Enhanced sensitivity using optimized fibre glass composition. Demo 1: Improved strain and temperature sensitivity using specialty fibres (hands-on)
14-15, Case Study: Fibre coating for sensing in harsh environment. Demo 2: Measurements in High-Voltage and Temperature Environment (hands-on)
15-16, Case study: Enabling new sensing functionalities by changing the fibre structure design. Demo 3: Hollow-core fibres for gas sensing (hands-on)
16-16.30, From laboratory to product: technical quality, certifications and accreditations
16.30-17, Follow-Up Questions & Close
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