Feeling the cold

Excell, Jon
September 2003
Engineer (00137758);9/26/2003, Vol. 292 Issue 7636, p11
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.


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