TITLE

Feeling the cold

AUTHOR(S)
Excell, Jon
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);9/26/2003, Vol. 292 Issue 7636, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the development of fiber-optic sensor that can detect ice build-up on aircraft wings rotor blades and tail-fins in Great Britain. Use of an infrared light source that is fed to the aerofoil surface; Capability of detecting much thinner layers of ice; Resonance mechanism.
ACCESSION #
11047408

 

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