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Optical Sensing for Gas Turbine Engines (Aerospace)

Fibos and the University of Toronto are collaborating to develop optical sensors for aircraft gas turbines to decrease fuel consumption and increase emission control. Fibos has developed a patent-pending (US20180372566A1) optical sensing system that is capable of measuring where no other technology can. The Fibos technology incorporates optical sensors with their innovative Optical Gauge Amplifier to enable pressure measurements in 1000°C operating environments. Fibos is actively ground testing their pressure transducers with a gas turbine engine manufacturer and is championing the development needed to adopt the Amplifier to the harsh environments experienced by aviation grade electronics. The scope of this project is to deliver a flight capable integrated photonics assembly for continuous monitoring of optical sensors on an aviation gas turbine engine.