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Stress-based mechanisms in polymer mPOFs for fibre optic sensing
Author(s): G. Durana; O. Arrizabalaga; G. Aldabaldetreku; M. A. Illarramendi; J. Zubia
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Paper Abstract

The polarisation state of light may be exploited in single-mode polymer mPOFs for sensing purposes.
The bend-induced birefringence varies linearly with the inverse square of the bend radius, whereas the
twist-induced polarisation rotation varies linearly with the bre twist angle. Both e ects are highly reproducible and show higher sensitivity than their glass counterparts.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 June 2014
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 9157, 23rd International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, 91572J (2 June 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2059858
Show Author Affiliations
G. Durana, Univ. del País Vasco (Spain)
O. Arrizabalaga, Univ. del País Vasco (Spain)
G. Aldabaldetreku, Univ. del País Vasco (Spain)
M. A. Illarramendi, Univ. del País Vasco (Spain)
J. Zubia, Univ. del País Vasco (Spain)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9157:
23rd International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors
José M. López-Higuera; Julian D. C. Jones; Manuel López-Amo; José Luis Santos, Editor(s)

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