LPG based all plastic pressure sensor

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LPG based all plastic pressure sensor. / Bundalo, Ivan-Lazar; Lwin, R.; Leon-Saval, S.; Argyros, A.

Proceedings of 24th International Conference on Plastic Optical Fibers. 2015. p. 185-188 (24th International Conference on Plastic Optical Fibers, Pof 2015 - Conference Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingArticle in proceedings – Annual report year: 2016Researchpeer-review

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Bundalo, I-L, Lwin, R, Leon-Saval, S & Argyros, A 2015, LPG based all plastic pressure sensor. in Proceedings of 24th International Conference on Plastic Optical Fibers. 24th International Conference on Plastic Optical Fibers, Pof 2015 - Conference Proceedings, pp. 185-188, The 24th International Conference on Plastic Optical Fibers, POF 2015, Germany, 22/09/2015.

APA

Bundalo, I-L., Lwin, R., Leon-Saval, S., & Argyros, A. (2015). LPG based all plastic pressure sensor. In Proceedings of 24th International Conference on Plastic Optical Fibers (pp. 185-188). 24th International Conference on Plastic Optical Fibers, Pof 2015 - Conference Proceedings

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Bundalo I-L, Lwin R, Leon-Saval S, Argyros A. 2015. LPG based all plastic pressure sensor. In Proceedings of 24th International Conference on Plastic Optical Fibers. pp. 185-188. (24th International Conference on Plastic Optical Fibers, Pof 2015 - Conference Proceedings).

MLA

Bundalo, Ivan-Lazar et al. "LPG based all plastic pressure sensor". Proceedings of 24th International Conference on Plastic Optical Fibers. (24th International Conference on Plastic Optical Fibers, Pof 2015 - Conference Proceedings). 2015, 185-188.

Vancouver

Bundalo I-L, Lwin R, Leon-Saval S, Argyros A. LPG based all plastic pressure sensor. In Proceedings of 24th International Conference on Plastic Optical Fibers. 2015. p. 185-188. (24th International Conference on Plastic Optical Fibers, Pof 2015 - Conference Proceedings).

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Bundalo, Ivan-Lazar ; Lwin, R. ; Leon-Saval, S. ; Argyros, A. / LPG based all plastic pressure sensor. Proceedings of 24th International Conference on Plastic Optical Fibers. 2015. pp. 185-188 (24th International Conference on Plastic Optical Fibers, Pof 2015 - Conference Proceedings).

Bibtex

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