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Fibre Bragg grating sensing technology for the evaluation of physical properties of dental resin composites

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Abstract


  • The characterization of the physical properties of dental resin composites is fraught

    with difficulties relating to significant intra and inter test parameter variabilities and is relatively

    time consuming and expensive. The main aim of this study was to evaluate whether optical fibre

    Brag grating (FBG) sensing system may become a viable tool to study dental material

    characteristics. Of particular focus was the potential for the system to demonstrate a multi

    parameter all-in-one feature. A miniature FBG was embedded in six different dental resin

    composites and employed as a sensor to evaluate linear polymerization shrinkage, thermal

    expansion and water sorption. This study demonstrates how optical fibre technology can provide

    simple and reliable methods of measuring the critical physical properties of dental composites. In

    addition due to the embedding and preservation of the sensor within the samples multiple

    parameters can be tested for with the same sample.

UOW Authors


  •   Rajan, Ginu
  •   Shouha, Paul (external author)
  •   Ellakwa, Ayman (external author)
  •   Xi, Jiangtao
  •   Prusty, Gangadhara B. (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2016

Citation


  • G. Rajan, P. Shouha, A. Ellakwa, J. Xi & G. Prusty, "Fibre Bragg grating sensing technology for the evaluation of physical properties of dental resin composites," in Photonics and Fiber Technology Congress (ACOFT, BGPP, NP), 2016, pp. 1-2.

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  • 2-s2.0-85019538313

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=7228&context=eispapers

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/eispapers/6198

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  • United States

Abstract


  • The characterization of the physical properties of dental resin composites is fraught

    with difficulties relating to significant intra and inter test parameter variabilities and is relatively

    time consuming and expensive. The main aim of this study was to evaluate whether optical fibre

    Brag grating (FBG) sensing system may become a viable tool to study dental material

    characteristics. Of particular focus was the potential for the system to demonstrate a multi

    parameter all-in-one feature. A miniature FBG was embedded in six different dental resin

    composites and employed as a sensor to evaluate linear polymerization shrinkage, thermal

    expansion and water sorption. This study demonstrates how optical fibre technology can provide

    simple and reliable methods of measuring the critical physical properties of dental composites. In

    addition due to the embedding and preservation of the sensor within the samples multiple

    parameters can be tested for with the same sample.

UOW Authors


  •   Rajan, Ginu
  •   Shouha, Paul (external author)
  •   Ellakwa, Ayman (external author)
  •   Xi, Jiangtao
  •   Prusty, Gangadhara B. (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2016

Citation


  • G. Rajan, P. Shouha, A. Ellakwa, J. Xi & G. Prusty, "Fibre Bragg grating sensing technology for the evaluation of physical properties of dental resin composites," in Photonics and Fiber Technology Congress (ACOFT, BGPP, NP), 2016, pp. 1-2.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-85019538313

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=7228&context=eispapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/eispapers/6198

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 2

Place Of Publication


  • United States