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Transverse loading of multicore fibre gratings
Author(s): Manuel Silva-Lopez; Donghui Zhao; C. Li; William N. MacPherson; Gordon M. H. Flockhart; Andrew John Moore; James S. Barton; Julian D.C. Jones; Lin Zhang; Ian Bennion
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Paper Abstract

We report experimental measurements of the reflection spectra of Bragg gratings inscribed in 4-core fibers under transverse loading. Broadening and splitting of the Bragg peaks from each core are observed as a function of load and fiber orientation.

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Date Published: 9 June 2004
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 5502, Second European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors, (9 June 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.566610
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Manuel Silva-Lopez, Heriot-Watt Univ. (United Kingdom)
Donghui Zhao, Aston Univ. (United Kingdom)
C. Li, Heriot-Watt Univ. (United Kingdom)
William N. MacPherson, Heriot-Watt Univ. (United Kingdom)
Gordon M. H. Flockhart, Heriot-Watt Univ. (United Kingdom)
Andrew John Moore, Heriot-Watt Univ. (United Kingdom)
James S. Barton, Heriot-Watt Univ. (United Kingdom)
Julian D.C. Jones, Heriot-Watt Univ. (United Kingdom)
Lin Zhang, Aston Univ. (United Kingdom)
Ian Bennion, Aston Univ. (United Kingdom)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5502:
Second European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors
Jose Miguel Lopez-Higuera; Brian Culshaw, Editor(s)

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