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High pressure fiber optic sensor system

United States Patent

November 26, 2013
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The present application provides a fiber optic sensor system. The fiber optic sensor system may include a small diameter bellows, a large diameter bellows, and a fiber optic pressure sensor attached to the small diameter bellows. Contraction of the large diameter bellows under an applied pressure may cause the small diameter bellows to expand such that the fiber optic pressure sensor may measure the applied pressure.
Guida; Renato (Wynantskill, NY), Xia; Hua (Altamont, NY), Lee; Boon K. (Clifton Park, NY), Dekate; Sachin N. (Niskayuna, NY)
General Electric Company (Niskayuana, NY)
13/ 316,842
December 12, 2011
FEDERAL RESEARCH STATEMENT This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. DE-EE0002787, awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The Government has certain rights in this invention.