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Hollow-core rib waveguide sensor
Author(s): J. A. West; E. M. Kosik Williams; K. W. Koch
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Paper Abstract

We propose a new hollow-core fiber that employs a rib-waveguide geometry for improved gas or liquid sensing. This waveguide supports a true guided mode that is connected laterally to the external environment through a hollow slab. Such designs eliminate the requirement of small transverse holes and open up new opportunities for sensing.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 May 2008
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 7004, 19th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, 70044S (16 May 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.786116
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J. A. West, Corning Inc. (United States)
E. M. Kosik Williams, Corning Inc. (United States)
K. W. Koch, Corning Inc. (United States)


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

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