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Photonic crystal fibers as miniature monitoring platforms for petroleum characterization
Author(s): Rodolfo Luiz Patyk; Cicero Martelli; Marco J. da Silva; Rigoberto E. M. Morales; Masood Naqshbandi; John Canning
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Paper Abstract

A fiber design that allows the characterization of high and low refractive index materials is proposed and demonstrated. This fiber consists of an air-silica photonic crystal fiber supporting a Gaussian like mode confined in the fiber core and a ring mode in a region between the structured area and the fiber cladding. This versatile fiber design finds applications in the oil industry where materials of different refractive indices are found. The characterization of petroleum and CO2 using the new fiber is demonstrated.

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Date Published: 7 November 2012
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 8421, OFS2012 22nd International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, 84217H (7 November 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.975632
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Rodolfo Luiz Patyk, Univ. Tecnológica Federal do Paraná (Brazil)
Cicero Martelli, Univ. Tecnológica Federal do Paraná (Brazil)
Marco J. da Silva, Univ. Tecnológica Federal do Paraná (Brazil)
Rigoberto E. M. Morales, Univ. Tecnológica Federal do Paraná (Brazil)
Masood Naqshbandi, The Univ. of Sydney (Australia)
John Canning, The Univ. of Sydney (Australia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8421:
OFS2012 22nd International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors
Yanbiao Liao; Wei Jin; David D. Sampson; Ryozo Yamauchi; Youngjoo Chung; Kentaro Nakamura; Yunjiang Rao, Editor(s)

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