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Thermal-optical properties of microbubbles for sensing applications
Author(s): Yong Yang; Jonathan Ward; Síle Nic Chormaic
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Paper Abstract

Optical modes of a microbubble are studied both theoretically and experimentally. It is shown that the thermal red shift of the whispering gallery mode can be counteracted by selecting a suitable wall thickness and core material. Furthermore, the temperature sensitivity can be enhanced by selecting the appropriate wall thickness and core fluid such that a significant blue shift up to 30GHz/K is possible. Calculated shift rates are compared to preliminary results.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 October 2013
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 8924, Fourth Asia Pacific Optical Sensors Conference, 89242L (15 October 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2031315
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Yong Yang, OIST Graduate Univ. (Japan)
National Engineering Lab. for Fiber Optics Sensing Technology (China)
Jonathan Ward, OIST Graduate Univ. (Japan)
Síle Nic Chormaic, OIST Graduate Univ. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8924:
Fourth Asia Pacific Optical Sensors Conference
Minghong Yang; Dongning Wang; Yun-Jiang Rao, Editor(s)

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