Fiber optic thermometry based on Cr-fluorescence in olivine crystals

Fernicola, V.C.; Zhang, Z.Y.; Grattan, K.T.V.
June 1997
Review of Scientific Instruments;Jun97, Vol. 68 Issue 6, p2418
Academic Journal
Investigates the use of two crystals of the olivine family in optical fiber fluorescence thermometry. Dominance of Cr[sup3+]-based emission in the near-infrared under pumping with light from a red diode laser; Useful sensor performance in the region around room temperature; Temperature probes and fluorescence excitation/detection.


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