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Title: Fiber-optic liquid level sensor

Abstract

A fiber-optic liquid level sensor measures the height of a column of liquid through the hydrostatic pressure it produces. The sensor employs a fiber-optic displacement sensor to detect the pressure-induced displacement of the center of a corrugated diaphragm.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. (Albuquerque, NM)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
AT & T CORP
OSTI Identifier:
868090
Patent Number(s):
5072617
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC) SNL
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-76DP00789
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
fiber-optic; liquid; level; sensor; measures; height; column; hydrostatic; pressure; produces; employs; displacement; detect; pressure-induced; center; corrugated; diaphragm; sensor measures; displacement sensor; level sensor; liquid level; static pressure; sensor employs; optic displacement; hydrostatic pressure; fiber-optic liquid; /73/

Citation Formats

Weiss, Jonathan D. Fiber-optic liquid level sensor. United States: N. p., 1991. Web.
Weiss, Jonathan D. Fiber-optic liquid level sensor. United States.
Weiss, Jonathan D. Tue . "Fiber-optic liquid level sensor". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/868090.
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title = {Fiber-optic liquid level sensor},
author = {Weiss, Jonathan D.},
abstractNote = {A fiber-optic liquid level sensor measures the height of a column of liquid through the hydrostatic pressure it produces. The sensor employs a fiber-optic displacement sensor to detect the pressure-induced displacement of the center of a corrugated diaphragm.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1991},
month = {1}
}

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