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Title: Through life monitoring of composites using embedded evanescent wave spectroscopy
Author: Bailey, P. B. S.
Awarding Body: University of Sheffield
Current Institution: University of Sheffield
Date of Award: 2010
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Abstract:
This project demonstrates the feasibility of a novel, built-in sensing system, to monitor the chemical health pf thermosetting polymer matrix composites. The system is based on the use of infrared evanescent wave spectroscopy via chalcogenide glass fibres which are embedded in the composite during production. Additionally, chalcogenide glasses were prepared in various GeS2- Sb2S3-PbS compositions, in order to produce unstructured optical fibres compatible with the curing processes for high performance epoxy-resin matrix composites.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
EThOS ID: uk.bl.ethos.555710  DOI: Not available
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