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Fiber-optic proximity sensorProximity sensor for mechanical hand of remote manipulator incorporates fiber optics to conduct signals between light source and light detector. Fiber optics are not prone to noise from electromagnetic interference and radio-frequency interference as are sensors using long electrical cables.
Document ID
19790000390
Document Type
Other - NASA Tech Brief
Authors
Bejczy, A. K. (Caltech)
Hermann, W. A. (Caltech)
Primus, H. C. (Caltech)
Date Acquired
August 10, 2013
Publication Date
April 1, 1980
Publication Information
Publication: NASA Tech Briefs
Volume: 4
Issue: 3
ISSN: 0145-319X
Subject Category
MECHANICS
Report/Patent Number
NPO-14653
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.