Directional bend sensor based on an asymmetric modification of the fiber cladding by femtosecond laser

Allsop, Thomas D.P., Dubov, Mykhaylo, Martínez, Amós, Floreani, Filip, Khrushchev, Igor, Webb, David J. and Bennion, Ian (2005). Directional bend sensor based on an asymmetric modification of the fiber cladding by femtosecond laser. IN: Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, 2005 (CLEO). IEEE.

Abstract

A femtosecond laser was used to modify a part of the cladding of a standard LPG bend sensor. The device produced wavelength shifts depending upon the direction of bend, thus making a shape sensor.

Additional Information: Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), Baltimore, Maryland (US), 22 May 2005, Ultrafast Laser Processing (CFG). Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper CFG6.
Event Title: Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics
Event Type: Other
Event Location: Baltimore
Event Dates: 2002-05-22 - 2002-05-27
Uncontrolled Keywords: cladding, laser pulses, liquefied petroleum gas, optical fibers, directional bend sensors, wavelength shifts
ISBN: 1557527954
Published Date: 2005-05-22
Authors: Allsop, Thomas D.P.
Dubov, Mykhaylo
Martínez, Amós
Floreani, Filip
Khrushchev, Igor
Webb, David J.
Bennion, Ian

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