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HiBi triangular optical nanowire in suspended-core fiber for sensing applications
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Paper Abstract

A triangular nanowire is fabricated by tapering a suspended-core fiber and reducing the core size below one micrometer. The triangular nanowire has a high birefringence with an order of magnitude of 10-3 and when introduced in a fiber loop mirror presents a sinusoidal interference pattern generated by the fast and slow modes of the nanowire. The suspended nanowires were characterized in temperature and strain and enhanced sensitivities were found for both parameters when compared with untapered structures.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 May 2013
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 8794, Fifth European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors, 87940I (20 May 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2025404
Show Author Affiliations
Ricardo M. Andre, INESC Porto (Portugal)
Univ. do Porto (Portugal)
Martin Becker, Institute of Photonic Technology (Germany)
Kay Schuster, Institute of Photonic Technology (Germany)
Manfred Rothhardt, Institute of Photonic Technology (Germany)
Hartmut Bartelt, Institute of Photonic Technology (Germany)
Manuel B. Marques, INESC Porto (Portugal)
Univ. do Porto (Portugal)
Orlando Frazão, INESC Porto (Portugal)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8794:
Fifth European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors
Leszek R. Jaroszewicz, Editor(s)

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