Frequency response of underwater ultrasonic transducers in the near field using polarimetric polarization maintaining fiber sensors

Abdeldjalil Bennecer, Michelle Mcguire, Gordon Flockhart, Stephen Pierce, Gordon Hayward, Brian Culshaw

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Near-field ultrasonic response (50-2000 kHz) of an underwater 1-3 piezocomposite transducer is experimentally investigated using a polarimetric polarization maintaining fiber sensor. Measured outputs from our sensor and a reference hydrophone are observed to be comparable.
Original languageEnglish
Article number76530S
Pages (from-to)1-4
Number of pages4
JournalProceedings of SPIE the International Society for Optical Engineering
Publication statusPublished - 8 Sep 2010
EventFourth European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors - Porto, Portugal
Duration: 8 Sep 201010 Sep 2010


  • ultrasonic transducers
  • polarimetric polarization
  • fiber sensors

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