Fiber bragg grating sensors for mainstream industrial processes

Gary Allwood, Graham Wild, Steven Hinckley

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This paper reviews fiber Bragg grating sensing technology with respect to its use in mainstream industrial process applications. A review of the various types of sensors that have been developed for industries such as power generation, water treatment and services, mining, and the oil and gas sector has been performed. A market overview is reported as well as a discussion of some of the factors limiting their penetration into these markets. Furthermore, the author’s make recommendations for future work that would potentially provide significant opportunity for the advancement of fiber Bragg grating sensor networks in these mainstream industries.

Original languageEnglish
Article number92
JournalElectronics (Switzerland)
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2017


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