A long period grating directional bend sensor incorporating index modification of the cladding

Thomas D.P. Allsop*, Mykhaylo Dubov, Amós Martínez, Filip Floreani, Igor Khrushchev, David J. Webb, Ian Bennion

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication17th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors
PublisherSPIE
Pages98-101
Number of pages4
Volume5855 PART I
ISBN (Print)978-0-8194-5855-1, 0-8194-5855-4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2005
Event17th international conference on Optical Fibre Sensors - Bruges, Belgium
Duration: 23 May 200527 May 2005

Publication series

NameSPIE proceedings
PublisherSPIE
Numberpart 1
Volume5855
ISSN (Print)0277-786X

Conference

Conference17th international conference on Optical Fibre Sensors
Abbreviated titleOFS-2005
CountryBelgium
CityBruges
Period23/05/0527/05/05

Bibliographical note

Allsop, Thomas D.P.; Dubov, Mykhaylo; Martínez, Amós; Floreani, Filip; Khrushchev, Igor; Webb, David J.; Bennion, Ian "A long period grating directional bend sensor incorporating index modification of the cladding." 17th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors. Vol. 5855 part 1 SPIE, 2005. p. 98-101 (SPIE proceedings).

Copyright 2005 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers. One print or electronic copy may be made for personal use only. Systematic reproduction and distribution, duplication of any material in this paper for a fee or for commercial purposes, or modification of the content of the paper are prohibited.

http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.623449

Keywords

  • bending
  • deformation
  • cladding
  • coating
  • diffraction gratings
  • laser optics
  • asymmetric change
  • bend sensor
  • femtosecond laser

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    Allsop, T. D. P., Dubov, M., Martínez, A., Floreani, F., Khrushchev, I., Webb, D. J., & Bennion, I. (2005). A long period grating directional bend sensor incorporating index modification of the cladding. In 17th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors (Vol. 5855 PART I, pp. 98-101). [23] (SPIE proceedings; Vol. 5855, No. part 1). SPIE. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.623449