Strain response of POF sensors


With regard to polymer fibre Bragg gratings, we investigate one of the consequences of the visco-elastic nature of the constituent polymer: hysteresis in the response of wavelength shift vs sensor elongation. We show that when a grating sensor is directly bonded to a substrate, the hysteresis is reduced by a factor of 10 from the case where the sensor is freely suspended between two supports.

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Divisions: College of Engineering & Physical Sciences > Aston Institute of Photonics Technology (AIPT)
Additional Information: Ada Abang ; David J. Webb and Gang-Ding Peng, "Strain response of POF sensors", Proc. SPIE 8421, OFS2012 22nd International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, 84214O (October 17, 2012) Copyright 2012 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers. One print or electronic copy may be made for personal use only. Systematic electronic or print 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.
Event Title: 22nd international conference on Optical Fiber Sensors
Event Type: Other
Event Dates: 2012-10-14 - 2012-10-19
Uncontrolled Keywords: Applied Mathematics,Computer Science Applications,Electrical and Electronic Engineering,Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials,Condensed Matter Physics
ISBN: 978-0-8194-9103-9
Last Modified: 04 Jan 2024 08:31
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2013 08:36
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PURE Output Type: Conference contribution
Published Date: 2012-10-04
Authors: Abang, Ada
Webb, David J. (ORCID Profile 0000-0002-5495-1296)
Peng, Gang-Ding



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