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Thermal response of tellurite glass optical fibre
Author(s): Hongxia Li; Joris Lousteau; Henry T. Bookey; William N. MacPherson; James S. Barton; Ajoy K. Kar; Animesh Jha
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Paper Abstract

We have measured the phase sensitivity to temperature of a fibre Fabry-Perot (FFP) formed by splicing multimode tellurite (TeO2) glass fibre to singlemode silica fibre. The free spectral ranges of two FFPs of different lengths were consistent with the values expected from independent determinations of the core refractive indices. The phase sensitivity was 89.3 ± 0.3rad m-1 K-1 at a central wavelength of 1536 nm, compared with 99.8 rad m-1 K-1 for silica fibre.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 July 2007
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 6619, Third European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors, 66190O (2 July 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.738399
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Hongxia Li, Heriot-Watt Univ. (United Kingdom)
Joris Lousteau, Univ. of Leeds (United Kingdom)
Henry T. Bookey, Heriot-Watt Univ. (United Kingdom)
William N. MacPherson, Heriot-Watt Univ. (United Kingdom)
James S. Barton, Heriot-Watt Univ. (United Kingdom)
Ajoy K. Kar, Heriot-Watt Univ. (United Kingdom)
Animesh Jha, Univ. of Leeds (United Kingdom)


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Third European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors

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