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Investigation of sensing properties of long period gratings based on microstructured polymer optical fibres
Author(s): J. Witt; M. Steffen; M. Schukar; K. Krebber
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Paper Abstract

We investigated the sensing properties of a single mode Poly Methyl Methacrylate (PMMA) Microstructured Polymer Optical Fibre (MPOF) with mechanically imprinted Long Period Grating (LPG). We measured the influence of strain to the LPG wavelength which showed the viscoelastic nature of PMMA. We also measured the influence of temperature and humidity to the LPG wavelength.

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Date Published: 8 September 2010
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 7653, Fourth European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors, 76530I (8 September 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.866431
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J. Witt, Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (Germany)
M. Steffen, Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (Germany)
M. Schukar, Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (Germany)
K. Krebber, Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7653:
Fourth European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors
José Luís Santos; Brian Culshaw; José Miguel López-Higuera; William N. MacPherson, Editor(s)

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