Photo-thermo-mechanical behavior under quasi-static tensile conditions of a PMMA-core optical fibre

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dc.contributor.author Pérez Castellanos, José Luis
dc.contributor.author Sánchez Montero, David Ricardo
dc.contributor.author Vázquez García, María Carmen
dc.contributor.author Zahr Viñuela, Jorge Alonso
dc.contributor.author González Sánchez, Marta
dc.date.accessioned 2016-01-20T12:09:18Z
dc.date.available 2016-10-02T22:00:06Z
dc.date.issued 2015-10
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitation Strain 52 (2016) 1, pp. 3–13
dc.identifier.issn 1475-1305 (online)
dc.identifier.issn 0039-2103 (print)
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10016/22182
dc.description.abstract As the optical power transmitted by an optical fibre under tensile stress varies with strain, it can be used as a sensor for strain monitoring in structural elements. In the present work, quasi-static tensile tests of step index polymer optical fibres (POF) with simultaneous measurement of surface temperature and optical power are described. Young's modulus, yield stress and tensile strength are derived from experimental tests. Morphological characterization of the POF fibres using scanning electron microscope images and differential calorimetry technique is performed. The contributions of both elastic and plastic strain components to the variation of temperature and optical power loss are also estimated. The evolution of the POF mechanical properties as well as that of temperature and optical power loss is explained in terms of the progressive relative movement and alignment of the molecular chains in the direction of the applied load. Strain, temperature and optical power loss are then correlated.
dc.description.sponsorship This work was supported by the Spanish Ministry of Economía y Competitividad under grants CCG06-UC3M/DPI-0796 and TEC2012-37983-C03-02 and Comunidad de Madrid under grant S2013/MIT-2790 (SINFOTON-CM).
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dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Wiley
dc.rights © 2015 Wiley
dc.subject.other Field strain
dc.subject.other Mechanical behaviour
dc.subject.other Microstructural analysis
dc.subject.other Optical power loss
dc.subject.other Polymer optical fibre
dc.subject.other Temperature increase
dc.title Photo-thermo-mechanical behavior under quasi-static tensile conditions of a PMMA-core optical fibre
dc.type article
dc.description.status Publicado
dc.relation.publisherversion http://www.dx.doi.org/10.1111/str.12152
dc.subject.eciencia Electrónica
dc.subject.eciencia Ingeniería Industrial
dc.subject.eciencia Óptica
dc.identifier.doi 10.1111/str.12152
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess
dc.relation.projectID Gobierno de España. TEC-2012-37983-C03-02
dc.relation.projectID Comunidad de Madrid. S2013/MIT-2790/SINFOTON
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dc.identifier.publicationfirstpage 3
dc.identifier.publicationissue 1
dc.identifier.publicationlastpage 13
dc.identifier.publicationtitle Strain
dc.identifier.publicationvolume 52
dc.identifier.uxxi AR/0000017521
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