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The presented paper describes a method where, with the use of a dedicated SMART Ultrasonic Resonant Power System (SURPS) developed by the authors, a power and data transfer between two devices can be performed at the same time. The proposed solution allows power to be supplied to the sensor, located in a hardly accessible place, with simultaneous d...
This paper presents the results obtained using the rapid demagnetization method in the case of an NdFeB magnet and a new hybrid core. The developed core consists of three basic elements: an NdFeB magnet, Terfenol-D, and a specifically developed metallic alloy prepared by means of a suction casting method. The main goal of proposing a new type of co...
Automated tape layup (ATL) has been used extensively for manufacturing composites laminates using unidirectional prepregs for high-performance industries like aerospace. Residual stress is one of the defects that adversely affect the layup quality. These stresses affect geometrical tolerances in the form of distortion of the final product and are f...
In this paper, the application of a fiber Bragg grating written in a highly birefringent side-hole elliptical core optical fiber for two-axial strain measurement is presented. Hybrid optical fiber structures achieved by combining large side-holes and elliptical core result in a very high birefringence of 1 × 10−3 and thus high initial Bragg peak sp...
Automated tape layup (ATL) largely employs post manufacturing manual visual inspection techniques for defect detection, which severely affects the productivity. Inline monitoring and defect prediction can help in making the process faster and more reliable. The presented work details the use of thermography as an inspection tool for thermoplastic t...
A polyethylene (PE) liner is the basic element in high-pressure type 4 composite vessels designed for hydrogen or compressed natural gas (CNG) storage systems. Liner defects may result in the elimination of the whole vessel from use, which is very expensive, both at the manufacturing and exploitation stage. The goal is, therefore, the development o...
During the process of inscription of FBG on the silica/glass optical fiber few centimeters of the fiber had to be stripped. Bare fiber is too fragile for mechanical measurements, so I thought about recoating it. Unfortunately - I don't have an access to a recoater.
Is there any chemical solution I can use for DIY recoating purpose?