Optimizing the Design of Multilayer Eddy Current Probes — A Theoretical and Experimental Study

dc.contributor.author Fulton, J. P.
dc.contributor.author Hedengren, K.
dc.contributor.author Young, J. D.
dc.contributor.author Filkins, R.
dc.contributor.author Patton, T.
dc.date 2018-02-14T08:02:30.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-30T06:46:35Z
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dc.date.copyright Wed Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 1997
dc.date.issued 1997
dc.description.abstract <p>General Electric developed a new eddy current probe technology in the early ‘90’s to address critical NDE needs in the aerospace industry. The technology utilizes lasers to trace out precise, multiple turn coils on a flexible substrate. The result is an eddy current probe that is capable of conforming to complex geometries and inspecting with a very high detection sensitivity. To cover large areas quickly, arrays of these coils were also fabricated and are currently in use with great success at GE inspection facilities. The newly developed probes, however, raised some unique questions and problems that needed to be addressed in order to determine the“best” probe configuration. In this paper we summarize these issues and through a combination of experimental and finite element results, we show how the design of the probe is“optimized” for various applications. Further details on the development of the technology are provided in a companion paper in these proceedings[1].</p>
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dc.identifier.uri https://dr.lib.iastate.edu/handle/20.500.12876/60995
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dc.relation.ispartofseries Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation
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dc.source.uri 10.1007/978-1-4615-5947-4_127
dc.subject.disciplines Electromagnetics and Photonics
dc.title Optimizing the Design of Multilayer Eddy Current Probes — A Theoretical and Experimental Study
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