Change of Thermo-Mechanical Properties of Optical Fibers Aged in CTAC Aqueous Solution

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Fiber-optic sensors are mostly used for in situ measurements of diverse chemical composition of industrial surfactants employed in industry as detergents, emulsifying and dispersing agents, coatings, and pharmaceutical adjuvants. These optical sensors are often used in wet chemical environments in which the temperature can be high.The purpose of this work is to study the mechanical behaviour of optical fibers in contact with CetylTrimethylAmmonium Chloride in aqueous solution (CTAC) at different immersion durations and different temperatures.Optical fibers were submitted to dynamic bending test under different velocities.Result analysis demonstrates that immersion in CTAC drastically decreases the fiber strength particularly when immersed for long aging periods at high temperatures.

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R. El Abdi and A. Dumitrache Rujinski, "Change of Thermo-Mechanical Properties of Optical Fibers Aged in CTAC Aqueous Solution", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 811, pp. 3-8, 2015

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