A long period grating directional bend sensor incorporating index modification of the cladding

Allsop, Thomas D.P., Dubov, Mykhaylo, Martínez, Amós, Floreani, Filip, Khrushchev, Igor, Webb, David J. and Bennion, Ian (2005). A long period grating directional bend sensor incorporating index modification of the cladding. IN: 17th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors. SPIE proceedings, 5855 p . SPIE.

Abstract

Long period gratings written into a standard optical fibre were modified by a femtosecond laser, which produced an asymmetric change to the cladding's refractive index resulting in a directional bend sensor.

Additional Information: Allsop, Thomas D.P.; Dubov, Mykhaylo; Martínez, Amós; Floreani, Filip; Khrushchev, Igor; Webb, David J.; Bennion, Ian "A long period grating directional bend sensor incorporating index modification of the cladding." 17th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors. Vol. 5855 part 1 SPIE, 2005. p. 98-101 (SPIE proceedings). Copyright 2005 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers. One print or electronic copy may be made for personal use only. Systematic reproduction and distribution, duplication of any material in this paper for a fee or for commercial purposes, or modification of the content of the paper are prohibited. http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.623449
Event Title: 17th international conference on optical fibre sensors
Event Type: Other
Event Location: Bruges
Event Dates: 2005-05-23 - 2005-05-27
Uncontrolled Keywords: bending, deformation, cladding, coating, diffraction gratings, laser optics, asymmetric change, bend sensor, femtosecond laser
Published Date: 2005-05-25
Authors: Allsop, Thomas D.P.
Dubov, Mykhaylo
Martínez, Amós
Floreani, Filip
Khrushchev, Igor
Webb, David J.
Bennion, Ian

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