Steve James

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Sep 22

Publication Update - Optical Fibre Sensing

Our latest paper, published in the IOP journal Measurement science and technology (http://iopscience.iop.org/0957-0233/) , describes a novel optical signal processing scheme for range-resolved interferometric processing. The scheme originally investigated for applications in LIDAR is applied to a form of optical fibre sensors - Fibre segment interferometry (FSI) – that has the potential to offer very …

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Oct 01

Latest publication in Sensors and Actuators B

Our latest paper, published in Sensors and Actuators B, describes a highly sensitive device for detecting and quantifying the concentration of carboxylic acid. The work is part of an on-going collaboration between the Department of Engineering Photonics at Cranfield University  and The Graduate School of Environmental Engineering at the University of Kitakyushu, Japan, exploiting optical …

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Sep 24

EWOFS 2013 Announced

The 5th European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors (EWOFS'2013) will be held in Krakow, Poland form the 19th to 22nd May 2013. EWOFS has a different format to many conferences. Each session begins with keynote presentations from leading figures in the filed. These are followed by a poster session themed in line with the keynote …

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Sep 24

Gas sensing paper appears online

Jane Hodgkinson's latest study on the use of integrating spheres in wavelength modulation spectroscopy has appeared on Applied Physics B's "online first service" The detection and quantification of gas concentrations by measurement of their optical absorption has considerable great scientific and commercial importance. Extending the optical pathlength in gas sample cells is of interest to …

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Sep 19

Paper published in Thin Solid Films

The latest output from the collaboration between us physicists and those chemist in Cranfield Health has appeared in print in the journal Thin Solid Films. The best bits of the paper are summarised below. Calixarenes are bucket-like molecules that have been put to use in a number of approaches in sensors. By altering the active …

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