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    • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

      B4 7ET Birmingham

      United Kingdom

    1987 …2019
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    2019

    An ultra-sensitive aptasensor on optical fibre for the direct detection of Bisphenol A

    Allsop, T. D. P., Neal, R., Wang, C., Nagel, D. A., Hine, A. V., Culverhouse, P. F., Ania-Castañón, J. D., Webb, D. J., Scarano, S. & Minunni, M., 15 Jun 2019, In : Biosensors and Bioelectronics. 135, p. 102-110 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Optical Fibers
    Optical fibers
    Plasmons
    Multiplexing
    Biosensors

    Low-dimensional nano-patterned surface fabricated by direct-write UV-chemically induced geometric inscription technique

    Allsop, T., Neal, R., Kundrat, V., Wang, C., Mou, C., Culverhouse, P., Ania-Castanon, J. D., Kalli, K. & Webb, D. J., 2 Jan 2019, In : Optics Letters. 44, 2, p. 195-198 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    antennas
    germanium oxides
    metals
    strata
    thin films

    Water content detection in aviation fuel by using PMMA based optical fiber grating

    Zhang, W., Webb, D. J., Lao, L., Hammond, D., Carpenter, M. & Williams, C., 1 Mar 2019, In : Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical. 282, p. 774-779 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Polymethyl Methacrylate
    aeronautics
    Fiber Bragg gratings
    Water content
    Aviation
    2018
    Open Access
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    Polymethyl Methacrylate
    Fiber Bragg gratings
    Polymethyl methacrylates
    polymethyl methacrylate
    Bragg gratings

    Methane detection scheme based upon the changing optical constants of a zinc oxide/platinum matrix created by a redox reaction and their effect upon surface plasmons

    Allsop, T., Kundrat, V., Kalli, K., Lee, G. B., Neal, R., Bond, P., Shi, B., Sullivan, J., Culverhouse, P. & Webb, D. J., 1 Feb 2018, In : Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical. 255, 1

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Zinc Oxide
    Plasmons
    Optical constants
    Redox reactions
    Methane

    Novel thermal annealing methodology for permanent tuning polymer optical fiber Bragg gratings to longer wavelengths

    Pospori, A., Marques, C. A. F., Sagias, G., Lamela-Rivera, H. & Webb, D. J., 12 Jan 2018, In : Optics Express. 26, 2, p. 1411-1421 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Bragg gratings
    optical fibers
    tuning
    methodology
    annealing

    Real-time chest-wall-motion tracking by a single optical fibre grating: a prospective method for ventilator triggering

    Ivanović, M. D., Petrovic, J., Savić, A., Gligorić, G., Miletić, M., Vukčević, M., Bojović, B., Hadžievski, L., Allsop, T. & Webb, D. J., 26 Apr 2018, In : Physiological Measurement. 39, 4, 045009.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Optical Fibers
    Thoracic Wall
    Mechanical Ventilators
    Optical fibers
    Wavelet Analysis
    2017

    Chirped Bragg Gratings in PMMA Step-Index Polymer Optical Fiber

    Marques, C. A. F., Antunes, P., Mergo, P., Webb, D. J. & Andre, P., 15 Mar 2017, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 29, 6, p. 500-503

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Plastic optical fibers
    Bragg gratings
    Polymethyl Methacrylate
    Fiber Bragg gratings
    optical fibers

    Laser-sculpted hybrid photonic magnetometer with nanoscale magnetostrictive interaction

    Allsop, T., Lee, G. B., Wang, C., Neal, R., Kalli, K., Culverhouse, P. & Webb, D. J., 12 Dec 2017, In : Sensors and Actuators A : physical. 269

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Magnetometers
    Photonics
    magnetometers
    photonics
    Magnetic fields

    Phase-shifted Bragg grating inscription in PMMA microstructured POF using 248 nm UV radiation

    Pereira, L., Pospori, A., Antunes, P., Domingues, M. F., Marques, S., Bang, O., Webb, D. J. & Marques, C. A. F., 7 Nov 2017, In : Journal of Lightwave Technology. 35, 23, p. 5176-5184 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Bragg gratings
    gratings
    krypton fluoride lasers
    phase shift
    radiation

    Polymer optical fiber Bragg grating inscription with a single UV laser pulse

    Pospori, A., Marques, C. A. F., Bang, O., Webb, D. J. & André, P., 17 Apr 2017, In : Optics Express. 25, 8, p. 9028-9038 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    ultraviolet lasers
    Bragg gratings
    optical fibers
    fibers
    polymers

    Polymer optical fiber sensors in human life safety

    Marques, C. A. F., Webb, D. J. & Andre, P., Jul 2017, In : Optical Fiber Technology. 36, p. 144-154 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Plastic optical fibers
    Fiber optic sensors
    Silicon Dioxide
    safety
    optical fibers

    Real-time kinetic binding studies at attomolar concentrations in solution phase using a single-stage opto-biosensing platform based upon infrared surface plasmons

    Allsop, T. D. P., Mou, C., Neal, R., Mariani, S., Nagel, D., Tombelli, S., Poole, A., Kalli, K., Hine, A. V., Webb, D. J., Culverhouse, P., Mascini, M., Minunni, M. & Bennion, I., 9 Jan 2017, In : Optics Express. 25, 1, p. 39-58 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    thrombin
    plasmons
    platforms
    kinetics
    optical fibers

    Stress Sensitivity Analysis of Optical Fiber Bragg Grating-Based Fabry-Pérot Interferometric Sensors

    Pospori, A. & Webb, D. J., 23 Apr 2017, In : Journal of Lightwave Technology. 35, 13, p. 2654-2659 6 p., 7906508.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    sensitivity analysis
    Bragg gratings
    optical fibers
    fibers
    sensors

    Thermal and chemical treatment of polymer optical fiber Bragg grating sensors for enhanced mechanical sensitivity

    Pospori, A., Marques, C. A. F., Sáez-Rodríguez, D., Nielsen, K., Bang, O. & Webb, D. J., Jul 2017, In : Optical Fiber Technology. 36, p. 68-74 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Plastic optical fibers
    Fiber Bragg gratings
    Bragg gratings
    optical fibers
    fibers

    Time-dependent variation of POF Bragg grating reflectivity and wavelength submerged in different liquids

    Marques, C. A. F., Pospori, A. & Webb, D. J., 1 Sep 2017, In : Optics and Laser Technology. 94, p. 234-239 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Bragg gratings
    reflectance
    diaphragms
    Wavelength
    Diaphragms
    2016

    Aviation fuel gauging sensor utilizing multiple diaphragm sensors incorporating polymer optical fiber Bragg gratings

    Marques, C. A. F., Pospori, A., Sáez-Rodríguez, D., Nielsen, K., Bang, O. & Webb, D. J., 1 Aug 2016, In : IEEE Sensors Journal. 16, 15, p. 6122-6129 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Plastic optical fibers
    Gaging
    diaphragms
    Fiber Bragg gratings
    Diaphragms

    Molecular alignment relaxation in polymer optical fibers for sensing applications

    Stajanca, P., Cetinkaya, O., Schukar, M., Mergo, P., Webb, D. J. & Krebber, K., 1 Mar 2016, In : Optical Fiber Technology. 28, p. 11-17 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Plastic optical fibers
    Molecular orientation
    optical fibers
    alignment
    Annealing

    Passive and portable polymer optical fiber cleaver

    Sáez-Rodríguez, D., Min, R., Ortega, B., Nielsen, K. & Webb, D. J., 15 Dec 2016, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 28, 24, p. 2834-2837 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Plastic optical fibers
    optical fibers
    blades
    fibers
    Fibers

    Photonic gas sensors exploiting directly the optical properties of hybrid carbon nanotube localized surface plasmon structures

    Allsop, T. D. P., Arif, R., Neal, R., Kalli, K., Kundrát, V., Rozhin, A., Culverhouse, P. & Webb, D. J., 26 Feb 2016, In : Light. 5, 2, 8 p., e16036.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Carbon Nanotubes
    Chemical sensors
    Photonics
    Carbon nanotubes
    Optical properties

    PMMA based optical fiber Bragg grating for measuring moisture in transformer oil

    Zhang, W. & Webb, D. J., 1 Nov 2016, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 28, 21, p. 2427-2430 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Insulating oil
    Polymethyl Methacrylate
    Fiber Bragg gratings
    Polymethyl methacrylates
    polymethyl methacrylate

    Thermal effects on the photoelastic coefficient of polymer optical fibers

    Acheroy, S., Merken, P., Ottevaere, H., Geernaert, T., Thienpont, H., Marques, C. A. F., Webb, D. J., Peng, G-D., Mergo, P. & Berghmans, F., 1 Jun 2016, In : Optics Letters. 41, 11, p. 2517-2520 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    temperature effects
    optical fibers
    annealing
    polymers
    coefficients
    2015

    Enhancing the humidity response time of polymer optical fiber Bragg grating by using laser micromachining

    Chen, X., Zhang, W., Liu, C., Hong, Y. & Webb, D. J., 5 Oct 2015, In : Optics Express. 23, 20, p. 25942-25949 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    laser machining
    Bragg gratings
    humidity
    optical fibers
    polymers

    Graphene-based D-shaped polymer FBG for highly sensitive erythrocyte detection

    Yao, B. C., Wu, Y., Webb, D. J., Zhou, J. H., Rao, Y. J., Pospori, A., Yu, C. B., Gong, Y., Chen, Y. F. & Wang, Z. G., 15 Nov 2015, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 27, 22, p. 2399-2402 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Graphite
    erythrocytes
    Fiber Bragg gratings
    Graphene
    Bragg gratings

    Highly sensitive liquid level monitoring system utilizing polymer fiber Bragg gratings

    Marques, C. A. F., Peng, G-D. & Webb, D. J., 9 Mar 2015, In : Optics Express. 23, 5, p. 6058–6072 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    liquid levels
    Bragg gratings
    fibers
    optical fibers
    sensors

    Polarization effects in polymer FBGs: study and use for transverse force sensing

    Hu, X., Sáez Rodríguez, D., Bang, O., Webb, D. J., Mégret, P. & Caucheteur, C., 23 Feb 2015, In : Optics Express. 23, 4, p. 4581-4590 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    optical fibers
    Bragg gratings
    birefringence
    polymers
    polarization

    Simple room temperature method for polymer optical fibre cleaving

    Sáez-Rodriguez, D., Nielsen, K., Bang, O. & Webb, D. J., 1 Dec 2015, In : Journal of Lightwave Technology. 33, 23, p. 4712-4716 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    optical fibers
    polymers
    room temperature
    fibers
    razor blades

    Time-dependent variation of fiber Bragg grating reflectivity in PMMA-based polymer optical fibers

    Sáez Rodríguez, D., Nielsen, K., Bang, O. & Webb, D. J., 27 Mar 2015, In : Optics Express. 40, 7, p. 1476-1479 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Bragg gratings
    optical fibers
    reflectance
    fibers
    polymers

    Wavelength drift of PMMA-based optical fiber bragg grating induced by optical absorption

    Zhang, W., Abang, A., Webb, D. J. & Peng, G-D., 15 Feb 2015, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 27, 4, p. 336-339 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Polymethyl Methacrylate
    Fiber Bragg gratings
    Light absorption
    Bragg gratings
    Optical fibers
    2014

    A self-referenced optical intensity sensor network using POFBGs for biomedical applications

    Tapetado Moraleda, A., Sánchez Montero, D., Webb, D. J. & García, C. V., 12 Dec 2014, In : Sensors. 14, 12, p. 24029-24045 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Hybrid sensors
    Plastic optical fibers
    Optical sensors
    Fiber Bragg gratings
    Wavelength division multiplexing

    Cardiac-induced localized thoracic motion detected by a fiber optic sensing scheme

    Allsop, T. D. P., Lloyd, G., Bhamber, R. S., Hadžievski, L., Halliday, M., Webb, D. J. & Bennion, I., 13 Nov 2014, In : Journal of Biomedical Optics. 19, 11, 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Fiber optics
    fiber optics
    Thorax
    health
    Health

    Effects of annealing, pre-tension and mounting on the hysteresis of polymer strain sensors

    Abang, A. & Webb, D. J., 31 Jan 2014, In : Measurement Science and Technology. 25, 1, 6 p., 015102.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Strain Sensor
    mounting
    Mountings
    Annealing
    Hysteresis

    Highly sensitive, localized surface plasmon resonance fiber device for environmental sensing, based upon a structured bi-metal array of nano-wires

    Allsop, T. D. P., Neal, R., Mou, C., Kalli, K. & Webb, D. J., 15 Oct 2014, In : Optics Letters. 39, 20, p. 5798-5801 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    surface plasmon resonance
    wire
    fibers
    metals
    sensitivity

    Humidity responsivity of poly(methyl methacrylate)-based optical fiber Bragg grating sensors

    Zhang, W. & Webb, D. J., 15 May 2014, In : Optics Letters. 39, 10, p. 3026-3029 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    polymethyl methacrylate
    Bragg gratings
    humidity
    optical fibers
    gratings

    Long period grating in multicore optical fiber: an ultra-sensitive vector bending sensor for low curvatures

    Saffari, P., Allsop, T. D. P., Adebayo, A., Webb, D. J., Haynes, R. & Roth, M. M., 15 Jun 2014, In : Optics Letters. 39, 12, p. 3508-3511 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    optical fibers
    curvature
    gratings
    fibers
    sensors

    Microstructured waveguides in z-cut LiNbO3 by high-repetition rate direct femtosecond laser inscription

    Dubov, M., Boscolo, S. & Webb, D. J., 1 Aug 2014, In : Optical Materials Express. 4, 8, p. 1708-1716 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Pulse generators
    Ultrashort pulses
    Transparency
    Refractive index
    Waveguides

    Non-invasive respiratory monitoring using long-period fiber grating sensors

    Petrović, M. D., Petrovic, J., Daničić, A., Vukčević, M., Bojović, B., Hadžievski, L., Allsop, T. D. P., Lloyd, G. & Webb, D. J., 1 Apr 2014, In : Biomedical Optics Express. 5, 4, p. 1136-1144 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Thorax
    gratings
    Noninvasive Ventilation
    fibers
    sensors

    Photosensitivity mechanism of undoped poly(methyl methacrylate) under UV radiation at 325 nm and its spatial resolution limit

    Sáez Rodríguez, D., Nielsen, K., Bang, O. & Webb, D. J., 15 Jun 2014, In : Optics Letters. 39, 12, p. 3421-3424 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    photosensitivity
    polymethyl methacrylate
    polymerization
    spatial resolution
    radiation
    2013

    Acousto-optic effect in microstructured polymer fiber bragg gratings: simulation and experimental overview

    Marques, C. A. F., Bilro, L., Kahn, L., Oliveira, R. A., Webb, D. J. & Nogueira, R. N., 15 May 2013, In : Journal of Lightwave Technology. 31, 10, p. 1551-1558 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    acousto-optics
    Bragg gratings
    fibers
    polymers
    gratings (spectra)

    A fast response intrinsic humidity sensor based on an etched singlemode polymer fiber Bragg grating

    Rajan, G., Noor, Y. M., Liu, B., Ambikairaja, E., Webb, D. J. & Peng, G-D., Dec 2013, In : Sensors and Actuators A : physical. 203, p. 107-111 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Humidity sensors
    Fiber Bragg gratings
    Bragg gratings
    humidity
    Polymers

    Femtosecond laser-induced microstructures on diamond for microfluidic sensing device applications

    Su, S., Li, J., Lee, G., Sugden, K., Webb, D. & Ye, H., 2013, In : Applied Physics Letters. 102, 23, p. 231913 5 p., 231913.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    diamonds
    microstructure
    irradiation
    lasers
    ripples

    Fibre-grating sensors for the measurement of physiological pulsations

    Petrović, M. D., Daničić, A., Atanasoski, V., Radosavljević, S., Prodanović, V., Miljković, N., Petrović, J., Petrovic, D., Bojović, B., Hadžievski, L., Allsop, T. D. P., Lloyd, G. & Webb, D. J., 15 Nov 2013, In : Physica Scripta. 2013, T157, 4 p., 014022.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Fiber Grating
    gratings
    Sensor
    fibers
    sensors

    Highly photosensitive polymethyl methacrylate microstructured polymer optical fiber with doped core

    Sáez Rodríguez, D., Nielsen, K., Rasmussen, H. K., Bang, O. & Webb, D. J., 1 Oct 2013, In : Optics Letters. 38, 19, p. 3769-3772 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    polymethyl methacrylate
    optical fibers
    fibers
    polymers
    fabrication

    Influence of mounting on the hysteresis of polymer fiber Bragg grating strain sensors

    Abang, A. & Webb, D. J., 1 May 2013, In : Optics Letters. 38, 9, p. 1376-1378 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    mounting
    Bragg gratings
    hysteresis
    fibers
    sensors

    Narrow bandwidth Bragg gratings imprinted in polymer optical fibers for different spectral windows

    Marques, C. A. F., Bilro, L. B., Alberto, N. J., Webb, D. J. & Nogueira, R. N., 15 Oct 2013, In : Optics Communications. 307, p. 57-61 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Plastic optical fibers
    Bragg gratings
    Fiber Bragg gratings
    optical fibers
    bandwidth

    Physical characteristics of localized surface plasmons resulting from nano-scale structured multi-layer thin films deposited on D-shaped optical fiber

    Allsop, T. D. P., Neal, R., Dvorak, M., Kalli, K., Rozhin, A. & Webb, D. J., 12 Aug 2013, In : Optics Express. 21, 16, p. 18765-18776 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    plasmons
    optical fibers
    thin films
    refractivity
    ultraviolet lasers
    2012

    Arbitrary real-time three-dimensional corporal object sensing and reconstruction scheme

    Bhamber, R. S., Allsop, T. D. P., Lloyd, G. D., Webb, D. J. & Ania-Castañón, J. D., 1 Sep 2012, In : Optics Letters. 37, 17, p. 3549-3551 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    silicones
    curing
    Bragg gratings
    curvature
    fibers

    Demountable connection for polymer optical fiber grating sensors

    Abang, A. & Webb, D. J., 17 Aug 2012, In : Optical Engineering. 51, 8, 080503.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Plastic optical fibers
    connectors
    optical fibers
    gratings
    fibers

    Formation and characterization of ultra-sensitive surface plasmon resonance sensor based upon a nano-scale corrugated multi-layered coated D-shaped optical fiber

    Allsop, T. D. P., Neal, R., Mou, C., Kalli, K., Saied, S., Rehman, S., Webb, D. J., Culverhouse, P. F., Sullivan, J. L. & Bennion, I., Mar 2012, In : IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics. 48, 3, p. 394-405 12 p., 6156735.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Surface plasmon resonance
    surface plasmon resonance
    Optical fibers
    optical fibers
    spectral sensitivity

    Investigation into time response of polymer fiber Bragg grating based humidity sensors

    Zhang, W., Webb, D. J. & Peng, G-D., 15 Apr 2012, In : Journal of Lightwave Technology. 30, 8, p. 1090-1096 7 p., 6030899.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    time response
    Bragg gratings
    humidity
    fibers
    sensors