870nm Bragg grating in single mode TOPAS microstructured polymer optical fibre

Yuan, Wu, Webb, David J., Kalli, Kyriacos, Nielsen, Kristian, Stefani, Alessio, Rasmussen, Henrik K. and Bang, Ole (2011). 870nm Bragg grating in single mode TOPAS microstructured polymer optical fibre. IN: 21st International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors. Bock, Wojtek J.; Albert, Jacques and Bao, Xiaoyi (eds) SPIE proceedings . SPIE.

Abstract

We report the fabrication and characterization of a fiber Bragg grating (FBG) with 870 nm resonance wavelength in a single-mode TOPAS microstructured polymer optical fiber (mPOF). The grating has been UV-written with the phasemask technique using a 325 nm HeCd laser. The static tensile strain sensitivity has been measured as 0.64 pm/µstrain, and the temperature sensitivity was -60 pm/°C. This is the first 870nm FBG and the first demonstration of a negative temperature response for the TOPAS FBG, for which earlier results have indicated a positive temperature response. The relatively low material loss of the fiber at this wavelength compared to that at longer wavelengths will considerably enhance the potential utility of the TOPAS FBG.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1117/12.884986
Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences > Electrical, Electronic & Power Engineering
Engineering & Applied Sciences > Aston Institute of Photonics Technology
Additional Information: Wu Yuan, David J. Webb, Kyriacos Kalli, Kristian Nielsen, Alessio Stefani, Henrik K. Rasmussen and Ole Bang, "870nm Bragg grating in single mode TOPAS microstructured polymer optical fibre", Proc. SPIE 7753, 77538X (2011). 21st International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors (OFS21), 15-19 May 2011, Ottawa (CA). Copyright 2011 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. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.884986
Event Title: 21st International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors
Event Type: Other
Event Dates: 2011-05-15 - 2011-05-19
Uncontrolled Keywords: fiber Bragg grating,FBG,870 nm resonance wavelength,single-mode TOPAS microstructured polymer optical fiber,mPOF,phasemask technique,static tensile strain sensitivity,temperature sensitivity,negative temperature response,TOPAS FBG,material loss,Applied Mathematics,Computer Science Applications,Electrical and Electronic Engineering,Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials,Condensed Matter Physics
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Published Date: 2011
Authors: Yuan, Wu
Webb, David J. ( 0000-0002-5495-1296)
Kalli, Kyriacos
Nielsen, Kristian
Stefani, Alessio
Rasmussen, Henrik K.
Bang, Ole

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