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    • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

      B4 7ET Birmingham

      United Kingdom

    1987 …2019
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    2012

    Polymer optical fiber Bragg grating acting as an intrinsic biochemical concentration sensor

    Zhang, W., Webb, D. & Peng, G-D., 15 Apr 2012, In : Optics Letters. 37, 8, p. 1370-1372 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Bragg gratings
    optical fibers
    sensors
    polymers
    moisture content

    Respiratory function monitoring using a real-time three-dimensional fiber-optic shaping sensing scheme based upon fiber Bragg gratings

    Allsop, T. D. P., Bhamber, R., Lloyd, G. D., Miller, M. R., Dixon, A., Webb, D., Ania-Castañón, J. D. & Bennion, I., Nov 2012, In : Journal of Biomedical Optics. 17, 11, 117001.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Fiber Bragg gratings
    Fiber optics
    Bragg gratings
    fiber optics
    spirometers

    Superstructure fiber gratings via single step femtosecond laser inscription

    Koutsides, C., Davies, E., Kalli, K., Komodromos, M., Allsop, T. D. P., Webb, D. J. & Zhang, L., 15 Apr 2012, In : Journal of Lightwave Technology. 30, 8, p. 1229-1236 8 p., 6075225.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    gratings
    fibers
    lasers
    Maxwell equation
    coupled modes

    Ultra small integrated optical fiber sensing system

    Van Hoe, B., Bosman, E., Missinne, J., Kalathimekkad, S., Van Steenberge, G., Lee, G., Maskery, O., Webb, D. J., Sugden, K. & Van Daele, P., 3 Sep 2012, In : Sensors. 12, 9, p. 12052-12069 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Optical Fibers
    Optoelectronic devices
    Optical fibers
    Lasers
    optical fibers
    2011

    Characterizing femtosecond laser inscribed Bragg grating spectra

    Koutsides, C., Kalli, K., Webb, D. J. & Zhang, L., 3 Jan 2011, In : Optics Express. 19, 1, p. 342-352 11 p.

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    gratings (spectra)
    Bragg gratings
    gratings
    lasers
    fibers

    Humidity insensitive TOPAS polymer fiber Bragg grating sensor

    Yuan, W., Khan, L., Webb, D. J., Kalli, K., Rasmussen, H. K., Stefani, A. & Bang, O., 26 Sep 2011, In : Optics Express. 19, 20, p. 19731-19739 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Bragg gratings
    humidity
    fibers
    sensors
    polymers

    Optical fibre Bragg grating recorded in TOPAS cyclic olefin copolymer

    Johnson, I. P., Yuan, W., Stefani, A., Nielsen, K., Rasmussen, H. K., Khan, L., Webb, D. J., Kalli, K. & Bang, O., 17 Feb 2011, In : Electronics letters. 47, 4, p. 271-272 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Fiber Bragg gratings
    Olefins
    Optical fibers
    Copolymers
    Plastic optical fibers

    Research activities arising from the University of Kent

    Webb, D. J., Jun 2011, In : Photonic Sensors. 1, 2, p. 140-151 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    gratings
    Optical fibers
    signal processing
    Optics
    Signal processing

    Sensing properties of femtosecond laser-inscribed long period gratings in photonic crystal fiber

    Kalli, K., Allsop, T. D. P., Zhou, K., Smith, G., Komodromos, M., Webb, D. J. & Bennion, I., Sep 2011, In : Photonic Sensors. 1, 3, p. 228-233 6 p.

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    Photonic crystal fibers
    Ultrashort pulses
    gratings
    photonics
    fibers

    Spectral characteristics and thermal evolution of long-period gratings in photonic crystal fibers fabricated with a near-IR radiation femtosecond laser using point-by-point inscription

    Allsop, T. D. P., Kalli, K., Zhou, K., Smith, G. N., Komodromos, M., Petrovic, J., Webb, D. J. & Bennion, I., 8 Aug 2011, In : Journal of the Optical Society of America B. 28, 9, p. 2105-2114 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    gratings
    laser beams
    photonics
    fibers
    crystals
    2010

    827nm Bragg grating sensor in multimode microstructured polymer optical fibre

    Johnson, I. P., Kalli, K. & Webb, D. J., 19 Aug 2010, In : Electronics letters. 46, 17, p. 1217-1218 2 p.

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    Plastic optical fibers
    Bragg gratings
    Wavelength
    Sensors
    Fabrication

    Bragg grating in polymer optical fibre for strain, bend and temperature sensing

    Chen, X. F., Zhang, C., Webb, D. J., Peng, G-D. & Kalli, K., Jul 2010, In : Measurement Science and Technology. 21, 9, 094005.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Polymer Optical Fiber
    Plastic optical fibers
    Bragg gratings
    Bragg Grating
    p.m.
    Fiber Bragg gratings
    Tissue
    Touch Perception
    Laparoscopy
    Optics and Photonics

    Highly sensitive bend sensor based on Bragg grating in eccentric core polymer fiber

    Chen, X. F., Zhang, C., Webb, D. J., Kalli, K. & Gang-Ding, P., 1 Jun 2010, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 22, 11, p. 850-852 3 p., 5443566.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    fiber orientation
    Plastic optical fibers
    Bragg gratings
    eccentrics
    Fiber reinforced materials

    Low refractive index gas sensing using a Surface Plasmon Resonance fibre device

    Allsop, T. D. P., Neal, R., Davies, E. M., Mou, C., Bond, P., Rehman, S., Kalli, K., Webb, D. J., Calverhouse, P. & Bennion, I., Sep 2010, In : Measurement Science and Technology. 21, 9, 094029.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Surface Plasmon
    Surface plasmon resonance
    surface plasmon resonance
    Refractive Index
    Refractive index

    Measurements of polarimetric sensitivity to hydrostatic pressure, strain and temperature in birefringent dual-core microstructured polymer fiber

    Szczurowski, M. K., Martynkien, T., Statkiewicz, G., Urbancsyk, W. & Webb, D. J., 7 Jun 2010, In : Optics Express. 18, 12, p. 12076-12087 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    hydrostatic pressure
    fibers
    sensitivity
    polymers
    birefringence

    Measurements of stress-optic coefficient in polymer optical fibers

    Szczurowski, M. K., Martynkien, T., Statkiewicz-Barabach, G., Urbanczyk, W., Khan, L. & Webb, D. J., 8 Jun 2010, In : Optics Letters. 35, 12, p. 2013-2015 3 p.

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    optical fibers
    optics
    fibers
    polymers
    coefficients

    Optical fibre temperature and humidity sensor

    Zhang, C., Zhang, W., Webb, D. J. & Peng, G-D., 29 Apr 2010, In : Electronics letters. 46, 9, p. 643-644 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Humidity sensors
    Temperature sensors
    Optical fibers
    Atmospheric humidity
    Bragg gratings

    Water diffusion into UV inscripted long period grating in microstructured polymer fibre

    Sáez-Rodríguez, D., Cruz, J. L., Johnson, I., Webb, D. J., Large, M. C. J. & Argyros, A., Jul 2010, In : IEEE Sensors Journal. 10, 7, p. 1169-1173 5 p., 5466483.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    gratings
    fibers
    Fibers
    polymers
    Polymers
    2009

    Applications of polymer optical fibre grating sensors to condition monitoring of textiles

    Ye, C. C., Dulieu-Barton, J. M., Webb, D. J., Zhang, C., Peng, G-D., Chambers, A. R., Lennard, F. J. & Eastop, D. D., 2009, In : Journal of Physics. 178, 1, 012020.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    textiles
    Bragg gratings
    optical fibers
    gratings
    fibers

    Biochemical sensor based on a novel all-fibre cavity ring down spectroscopy technique incorporating a tilted fibre Bragg grating

    Zhou, K., Webb, D. J., Farries, M., Hayes, N., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., Oct 2009, In : Optics and Lasers in Engineering. 47, 10, p. 1023-1027 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Fiber Bragg gratings
    Bragg gratings
    Spectroscopy
    cavities
    fibers

    Exploitation of multilayer coatings for infrared surface plasmon resonance fiber sensors

    Allsop, T. D. P., Neal, R., Mou, C., Brown, P., Saied, S. O., Rehman, S., Kalli, K., Webb, D. J., Sullivan, J. L., Mapps, D. J. & Bennion, I., 10 Jan 2009, In : Applied Optics. 48, 2, p. 276-286 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Surface plasmon resonance
    exploitation
    Germanium
    surface plasmon resonance
    coating

    Multilayered coated infra-red surface plasmon resonance fibre sensors for aqueous chemical sensing

    Allsop, T. D. P., Neal, R., Mou, C., Brown, P., Rehman, S., Kalli, K., Webb, D. J., Mapps, D. & Bennion, I., Oct 2009, In : Optical Fiber Technology. 15, 5-6, p. 477-482 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Surface plasmon resonance
    surface plasmon resonance
    Infrared radiation
    coatings
    Coatings

    Optical fiber cavity ring down measurement of refractive index with a microchannel drilled by femtosecond laser

    Zhou, K., Webb, D., Mou, C., Farries, M., Hayes, N. & Bennion, I., 1 Jan 2009, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 21, 22, p. 1653-1655 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    microchannels
    Microchannels
    Ultrashort pulses
    Optical fibers
    Refractive index
    2008

    Characterization of infrared surface plasmon resonances generated from a fiber-optical sensor utilizing tilted Bragg gratings

    Allsop, T. D. P., Neal, R., Rehman, S., Webb, D. J., Mapps, D. J. & Bennion, I., 1 Apr 2008, In : Journal of the Optical Society of America B. 25, 4, p. 481-490 10 p.

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    optical measuring instruments
    surface plasmon resonance
    Bragg gratings
    fibers
    plasmons

    Long period gratings written into a photonic crystal fibre by a femtosecond laser as directional bend sensors

    Allsop, T. D. P., Kalli, K., Zhou, K., Lai, Y., Smith, G., Dubov, M., Webb, D. J. & Bennion, I., 15 Oct 2008, In : Optics Communications. 281, 20, p. 5092 - 5096 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Penicillin G Benzathine
    Photonic crystal fibers
    Liquefied petroleum gas
    Ultrashort pulses
    gratings
    2007

    Application of long-period-grating sensors to respiratory plethysmography

    Allsop, T. D. P., Carroll, K., Lloyd, G. D., Webb, D. J., Miller, M. & Bennion, I., 19 Dec 2007, In : Journal of Biomedical Optics. 12, 6, 064003.

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    plethysmography
    Plethysmography
    Clothing
    gratings
    curvature

    Development of an electrically tuneable Bragg grating filter in polymer optical fibre operating at 1.55 νm

    Kalli, K., Dobb, H. L., Webb, D. J., Carroll, K., Themistos, C., Komodromos, M., Peng, G-D., Fang, Q. & Boyd, I. W., Oct 2007, In : Measurement Science and Technology. 18, 10, p. 3155-3164 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Polymer Optical Fiber
    Plastic optical fibers
    Bragg gratings
    Bragg Grating
    optical fibers

    Electrically tunable Bragg gratings in single mode polymer optical fiber

    Kalli, K., Dobb, H. L., Webb, D. J., Komodromos, M., Themistos, C., Peng, G. D., Fang, Q. & Boyd, I. W., 1 Feb 2007, In : Optics Letters. 32, 3, p. 214–216 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Bragg gratings
    optical fibers
    fibers
    polymers
    wavelengths

    Fibre Bragg grating sensor interrogation using an acousto-optic tunable filter and low-coherence interferometry

    Norman, D. C. C. & Webb, D. J., Sep 2007, In : Measurement Science and Technology. 18, 9, p. 2967-2971 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Tunable Filter
    Acousto-optics
    Fiber Bragg Grating Sensor
    tunable filters
    interrogation

    Fibre Bragg grating sensors for distributive tactile sensing

    Cowie, B. M., Webb, D. J., Tam, B., Slack, P. & Brett, P. N., Jan 2007, In : Measurement Science and Technology. 18, 1, p. 138-146 9 p., 017.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Fiber Bragg Grating Sensor
    Fiber Bragg gratings
    Bragg gratings
    Sensing
    fibers

    Generation of infrared surface plasmon resonances with high refractive index sensitivity utilizing tilted fiber Bragg gratings

    Allsop, T. D. P., Neal, R., Rehman, S., Webb, D. J., Mapps, D. J. & Bennion, I., Aug 2007, In : Applied Optics. 46, 22, p. 5456-5460 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Plasmons
    Surface plasmon resonance
    Fiber Bragg gratings
    refractive index
    polarization

    Sensitivity of LPGs in PCFs fabricated by an electric arc to temperature, strain, and external refractive index

    Petrovic, J. S., Dobb, H. L., Mezentsev, V., Kalli, K., Webb, D. J. & Bennion, I., May 2007, In : Journal of Lightwave Technology. 25, 5, p. 1306-1312 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    electric arcs
    Photonic crystal fibers
    Electric arcs
    Numerical models
    Refractive index

    Thermal response of Bragg gratings in PMMA microstructured optical fibers

    Carroll, K., Zhang, C., Webb, D. J., Kalli, K., Argyros, A. & Large, M. C. J., 29 Jun 2007, In : Optics Express. 15, 14, p. 8844-8850 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Bragg gratings
    optical fibers
    gratings
    fibers
    thresholds
    2006

    Bending characteristics of fiber long-period gratings with cladding index modified by femtosecond laser

    Allsop, T. D. P., Dubov, M., Martínez, A., Floreani, F., Khrushchev, I., Webb, D. J. & Bennion, I., 1 Aug 2006, In : Journal of Lightwave Technology. 24, 8, p. 3147-3154 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Ultrashort pulses
    gratings
    fibers
    Fibers
    lasers

    Measured sensitivity of arc-induced long-period grating sensors in photonic crystal fibre

    Dobb, H. L., Kalli, K. & Webb, D. J., 1 Apr 2006, In : Optics Communications. 260, 1, p. 184-191 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Photonic crystal fibers
    arcs
    gratings
    photonics
    fibers

    Multiple period resonances in long period gratings in photonic crystal fibres

    Petrović, J. S., Mezentsev, V., Dobb, H. L., Webb, D. J., Kalli, K. & Bennion, I., Jan 2006, In : Optical and Quantum Electronics . 38, 1-3, p. 209-216 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Phase matching
    Photonic crystal fibers
    Single mode fibers
    gratings
    photonics

    Nondestructive index profiling of long period gratings in photonic crystal fibres

    Petrović, J. S., Webb, D. J., Mezentsev, V., Dobb, H. L., Kalli, K. & Bennion, I., Jul 2006, In : Optical and Quantum Electronics . 38, 9-11, p. 913-920 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Photonic crystal fibers
    Electric arcs
    electric arcs
    gratings
    photonics

    Spectral characteristics of tapered LPG device as a sensing element for refractive index and temperature

    Allsop, T. D. P., Floreani, F., Jedrzejewski, K. P., Marques, P. V. S., Romero, R., Webb, D. J. & Bennion, I., Feb 2006, In : Journal of Lightwave Technology. 24, 2, p. 870-878 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Refractive index
    gratings
    refractivity
    tapering
    Fabrication

    The spectral sensitivity of long period gratings fabricated in elliptical core D-shaped optical fibre

    Allsop, T. D. P., Dobb, H., Mezentsev, V., Earthgrowl, T., Gillooly, A., Webb, D. J. & Bennion, I., 15 Mar 2006, In : Optics Communications. 259, 2, p. 537-544 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    spectral sensitivity
    Optical fibers
    optical fibers
    gratings
    Polarization
    2005

    Continuous wave ultraviolet light-induced fiber Bragg gratings in few- And single-mode microstructured polymer optical fibers

    Dobb, H. L., Webb, D. J., Kalli, K., Argyros, A., Large, M. C. J. & van Eijkelenborg, M., Dec 2005, In : Optics Letters. 30, 24, p. 3296-3298 3 p.

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    ultraviolet radiation
    Bragg gratings
    continuous radiation
    optical fibers
    fibers

    High birefringence fibre interrogating interferometer for optical sensing applications

    Norman, D. C. C., Lai, Y. & Webb, D. J., 3 Mar 2005, In : Electronics letters. 41, 5, p. 235-236 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Birefringence
    Interferometers
    Polarization-maintaining fiber
    Fibers
    Power amplifiers

    Interferometric sensor interrogation using an arrayed waveguide grating

    Norman, D. C. C., Webb, D. J. & Pechstedt, R. D., Jan 2005, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 17, 1, p. 172-174 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Arrayed waveguide gratings
    interrogation
    gratings
    waveguides
    sensors

    Interrogation of fibre Bragg grating sensors using an arrayed waveguide grating

    Norman, D. C. C., Webb, D. J. & Pechstedt, R. D., 31 Jan 2005, In : Measurement Science and Technology. 16, 3, p. 691-698 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Arrayed Waveguide Grating
    Arrayed waveguide gratings
    Fiber Bragg Grating Sensor
    interrogation
    Fiber Bragg gratings

    Long period grating directional bend sensor based on asymmetric index modification of cladding

    Allsop, T. D. P., Dubov, M., Martínez, A., Floreani, F., Khrushchev, I., Webb, D. J. & Bennion, I., 20 Jan 2005, In : Electronics letters. 41, 2, p. 59-60 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Ultrashort pulses
    Optical fibers
    Refractive index
    Wavelength
    Sensors

    Refractive index sensing with long-period grating fabricated in biconical tapered fibre

    Allsop, T. D. P., Floreani, F., Jedrzejewski, K. P., Marques, R., Romero, R., Webb, D. J. & Bennion, I., 14 Apr 2005, In : Electronics letters. 41, 8, p. 471-472 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Refractive index
    Fibers
    Optical fibers
    Communication
    Sensors

    Strain and temperature sensitivity of a single-mode polymer optical fiber

    Silva-López, M., Fender, A., MacPherson, W. N., Barton, J. S., Jones, J. D. C., Zhao, D., Webb, D. J., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., Dec 2005, In : Optics Letters. 30, 23, p. 3129-3131 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    optical fibers
    fibers
    polymers
    polymethyl methacrylate
    elongation
    2004

    Bending and orientational characteristics of long period gratings written in D-shaped optical fiber

    Allsop, T. D. P., Gillooly, A. M., Mezentsev, V., Earthgrowl-Gould, T., Neal, R., Webb, D. J. & Bennion, I., Feb 2004, In : IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement. 53, 1, p. 130-135 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Optical fibers
    optical fibers
    curvature
    gratings
    Wavelength

    Temperature-insensitive long period grating sensors in photonic crystal fibre

    Dobb, H. L., Kalli, K. & Webb, D. J., 27 May 2004, In : Electronics letters. 40, 11, p. 657-658 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Photonic crystal fibers
    Electric arcs
    Single mode fibers
    Sensors
    Temperature

    The interrogation and multiplexing of long period grating curvature sensors using a Bragg grating based, derivative spectroscopy technique

    Allsop, T. D. P., Earthrowl, T., Reeves, R., Webb, D. J. & Bennion, I., 2004, In : Measurement Science and Technology. 15, 1, p. 44-48 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Long Period Grating
    Bragg gratings
    interrogation
    Diffraction gratings
    Fiber Bragg gratings