Frequency response of underwater ultrasonic transducers in the near field using polarimetric polarization maintaining fiber sensors

Abdeldjalil Bennecer, Michelle McGuire, Gordon M H Flockhart, S Gareth Pierce, Gordon Hayward, Brian Culshaw, Jose Luis Santos (Editor), Brian Culshaw (Editor), Jose Miguel Lopez-Higuera (Editor), William N MacPherson (Editor)

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Abstract

Near-field ultrasonic response (50-2000 kHz) of an underwater 1-3 piezocomposite transducer is experimentally investigated using a polarimetric polarization maintaining fiber sensor. Measured outputs from our sensor and a reference hydrophone are observed to be comparable.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFourth European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors
Place of PublicationBellingham, Washington
PublisherSPIE
Pages1-4
Number of pages5
Volume7653
ISBN (Print)9780819480835
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 8 Sep 2010

Keywords

  • Fiber optic sensor
  • polarimetry
  • ultrasonic sensor

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