Webb, David J. and Hathaway, Mark and Jackson, David A. and Jones, S. and Zhang, Leishi and Bennion, Ian (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. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)
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:||25 Jun 2014 14:51|
|Resource URI:||https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/16726 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)|