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Slotted microstructured optical fibers
Author(s): Felicity M. Cox; Maryanne C. J. Large; Cristiano M. B. Cordeiro; Richard Lwin; Alexander Argyros
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Paper Abstract

A new type of microstructured optical fiber, with a transverse slot running along its length, has been fabricated from polymethylmethacrylate. The slot exposes the fiber core over long lengths, allowing for materials to be directly introduced into the vicinity of the evanescent waves of the core modes. The use of this fiber as an evanescent wave chemical sensor has been demonstrated.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 May 2008
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 7004, 19th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, 700427 (16 May 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.785948
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Felicity M. Cox, Univ. of Sydney (Australia)
Maryanne C. J. Large, Univ. of Sydney (Australia)
Cristiano M. B. Cordeiro, Instituto de Fisica, UNICAMP (Brazil)
Richard Lwin, Univ. of Sydney (Australia)
Alexander Argyros, Univ. of Sydney (Australia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7004:
19th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors

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