A practical fiber optic air-ratio sensor operating by flame detection

Yamaguchi, T.; Grattan, K.T.V.; Uchiyama, H.; Yamada, T.
January 1997
Review of Scientific Instruments;Jan1997, Vol. 68 Issue 1, p197
Academic Journal
Discusses the development of a simple fiber-optic sensor used to detect the air-ratio in a premix type gas boiler, by monitoring and appraising the color of the flame emission. Basic characteristics of the boiler and the premixed flame; Characteristics of fiber-optic air-ratio sensor; Test of air-control on the actual boiler.


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