Interferometric Fiber Optics Based Sensor for Monitoring of the Heart Activity
M. Życzkowskia, M. Szustakowskia, W. Ciurapińskia and B. Uziębło-Życzkowskab
aMilitary University of Technology, Institute of Optoelectronics, S. Kaliskiego 2, 00-908 Warsaw, Poland
bMilitary Institute of Medicine, Institute of Cardiology, Szaserów 128, 04-141 Warsaw 44, Poland
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The paper presents the concept of the interferometric fiber optic sensor system for human psycho-physical activity detection. A fiber optic sensor utilizes phase changes of propagating light to monitor patient's vital signs such as respiration cardiac activity, blood pressure and body's physical movements.
DOI: 10.12693/APhysPolA.120.782
PACS numbers: 47.63.Cb, 87.19.U-