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Journal of Thermodynamics
Volume 2009, Article ID 823482, 11 pages
Research Article

Review on an Advanced High-Temperature Measurement Technology: The Optical Fiber Thermometry

Department of Building Services Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hunghom, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Received 30 December 2008; Accepted 7 October 2009

Academic Editor: Shou-Shing Hsieh

Copyright © 2009 Y. B. Yu and W. K. Chow. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Optical fiber thermometry technology for high-temperature measurement is briefly reviewed in this paper. The principles, characteristics, recent progresses and advantages of the technology are described. Examples of using the technology are introduced. Many blackbody, infrared, and fluorescence optical thermometers are developed for practical applications.