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Alkanes-filled photonic crystal fibers as sensor transducers
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Paper Abstract

In this paper we propose alkanes-filled PCFs as the new class of transducers for optical fiber sensors. We investigated experimentally thermo-optic properties of a commercially available LMA8 partially filled with different alkanes with a higher number of carbon atoms. A partially filled PCF spliced with standard SMFs constitutes one of the newest type transducer. We have selected a group of eight alkanes which have melting points in different temperatures. An analysis of temperature spectral characteristics of these samples will allow to design an optical fiber sensor with different temperature thresholds at specific wavelengths.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 September 2015
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 9634, 24th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, 96345O (28 September 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2191417
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P. Marć, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)
N. Przybysz, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Univ. of Lodz (Poland)
K. Stasiewicz, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)
L. R. Jaroszewicz, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9634:
24th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors
Hypolito José Kalinowski; José Luís Fabris; Wojtek J. Bock, Editor(s)

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