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A long period grating directional bend sensor incorporating index modification of the cladding
Author(s): T. Allsop; M. Dubov; A. Martinez; F. Floreani; I. Khrushchev; D. J. Webb; Ian Bennion
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Paper Abstract

Long period gratings written into a standard optical fibre were modified by a femtosecond laser, which produced an asymmetric change to the cladding's refractive index resulting in a directional bend sensor.

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Date Published: 23 May 2005
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 5855, 17th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, (23 May 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.623449
Show Author Affiliations
T. Allsop, Aston Univ. (United Kingdom)
M. Dubov, Aston Univ. (United Kingdom)
A. Martinez, Aston Univ. (United Kingdom)
F. Floreani, Aston Univ. (United Kingdom)
I. Khrushchev, Aston Univ. (United Kingdom)
D. J. Webb, Aston Univ. (United Kingdom)
Ian Bennion, Aston Univ. (United Kingdom)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5855:
17th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors
Marc Voet; Reinhardt Willsch; Wolfgang Ecke; Julian Jones; Brian Culshaw, Editor(s)

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