Webb, D.J. and Hathaway, M.W. and Jackson, D.A. and Jones, S. and Zhang, L. and Bennion, I. (2000) First in-vivo trials of a fiber Bragg grating based temperature profiling system. Journal of Biomedical Optics, 5 (1). pp. 45-50. ISSN 1083-3668.
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We describe the results of in-vivo trials of a portable fiber Bragg grating based temperature profile monitoring system. The probe incorporates five Bragg gratings along a single fiber and prevents the gratings from being strained. Illumination is provided by a superluminescent diode, and a miniature CCD based spectrometer is used for demultiplexing. The CCD signal is read into a portable computer through a small A/D interface; the computer then calculates the positions of the center wavelengths of the Bragg gratings, providing a resolution of 0.2 degrees C. Tests were carried out on rabbits undergoing hyperthermia treatment of the kidney and liver via inductive heating of metallic implants and comparison was made with a commercial Fluoroptic thermometry system, (C) 2000 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers. [S1083-3668(00)00701-2].
|Uncontrolled keywords:||Fiber Bragg grating; medical temperature sensor|
|Divisions:||Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Physical Sciences|
|Depositing User:||A. Xie|
|Date Deposited:||26 May 2009 09:38|
|Last Modified:||26 May 2009 09:38|
|Resource URI:||http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/16726 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)|
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