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High performance liquid-level sensor based on mPOFBG for aircraft applications

Marques, C. ; Pospori, A. ; Saez-Rodriguez, D. ; Nielsen, K. ; Bang, O. ; Webb, D. J.

High performance liquid-level sensor based on mPOFBG for aircraft applications, Proc IEEE Avionics and Vehicle Fiber-Optics and Photonics Conference AVFOP, Santa Barbara, United States, Vol. Proc., pp. 56 - 57, November, 2015.

Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/AVFOP.2015.7356619

Abstract
A high performance liquid-level sensor based on microstructured polymer optical fiber Bragg grating (mPOFBG) array sensors is reported in detail. The sensor sensitivity is found to be 98pm/cm of liquid, enhanced by more than a factor of 9 compared to a reported silica fiber-based sensor.