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Fabry-Perot micro-structured polymer optical fibre sensors for opto-acoustic endoscopy
Author(s): Christian Broadway; Daniel Gallego; Getinet Woyessa; Andreas Pospori; Guillermo Carpintero; Ole Bang; Kate Sugden; Horacio Lamela
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Paper Abstract

Opto-Acoustic Endoscopy (OAE) requires sensors with a high sensitivity and small physical dimensions in order to facilitate integration into an endoscope of less than 1mm in diameter. We present fibre Bragg grating (FBG) and Fabry- Perot intrinsic fibre sensors for ultrasound detection. We present a structure profile characterisation setup to analyse tune the fibre sensors in preparation for ultrasonic detection. We evaluate the suitability of the different structures and grating parameters for ultrasonic sensing. By analysing the prepared gratings, we enable the optimisation of the profile and a simplification of the detection regime for an optimal interferometric OAE configuration.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 June 2015
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 9531, Biophotonics South America, 953116 (19 June 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2181095
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Christian Broadway, Univ. Carlos III de Madrid (Spain)
Daniel Gallego, Univ. Carlos III de Madrid (Spain)
Getinet Woyessa, Technical Univ. of Denmark (Denmark)
Andreas Pospori, Aston Univ. (United Kingdom)
Guillermo Carpintero, Univ. Carlos III de Madrid (Spain)
Ole Bang, Technical Univ. of Denmark (Denmark)
Kate Sugden, Aston Univ. (United Kingdom)
Horacio Lamela, Univ. Carlos III de Madrid (Spain)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9531:
Biophotonics South America
Cristina Kurachi; Katarina Svanberg; Bruce J. Tromberg; Vanderlei Salvador Bagnato, Editor(s)

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