A Fiber Optic Sensing Cable for Monitoring Enhanced Geothermal Systems

May 15, 2018

A suite of optical sensors for monitoring pressure and temperature in enhanced geothermal systems (EGS) that is also applicable to oil and gas wells, is being developed by a team of researchers from AFL, General Electric Co., QOREX, and Sandia National Labs. 

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