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Refractive index sensor with acoustic grating in a low index contrast photonic bandgap fiber
Author(s): Qing Shi; Boris Kuhlmey; Darran Wu
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Paper Abstract

We demonstrate and optimize a microfluidic refractive index sensor with ultra-high sensitivity based on an acoustic grating in a solid core photonic bandgap fiber. The sensitivity of the acoustic grating's resonance is 17 900 nm/RIU which corresponds to smallest detectable changes in refractive index of 8.4×10-6.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 2009
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 7630, Passive Components and Fiber-based Devices VI, 763004 (1 December 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.852326
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Qing Shi, Nankai Univ. (China)
Univ. of Sydney (Australia)
Boris Kuhlmey, Univ. of Sydney (Australia)
Darran Wu, Univ. of Sydney (Australia)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7630:
Passive Components and Fiber-based Devices VI
Perry P. Shum, Editor(s)

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