Directional bend sensor based on an asymmetric modification of the fiber cladding by femtosecond laser

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

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Abstract

A femtosecond laser was used to modify a part of the cladding of a standard LPG bend sensor. The device produced wavelength shifts depending upon the direction of bend, thus making a shape sensor. © 2005 Optical Society of America.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2005 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO
PublisherOptical Society of America
Pages2179-2181
Number of pages3
Volume3
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-55752-813-1, 1-55752-813-6
ISBN (Print)1-55752-770-9, 978-1-55752-770-7
Publication statusPublished - 22 May 2005
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: 22 May 200527 May 2005

Conference

ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies
Abbreviated titleCLEO 2005
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period22/05/0527/05/05

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Ultrashort pulses
fibers
Fibers
sensors
Liquefied petroleum gas
Sensors
lasers
Wavelength
shift
wavelengths

Bibliographical note

Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), Baltimore, Maryland (US), 22 May 2005, Ultrafast Laser Processing (CFG). Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper CFG6.

Keywords

  • cladding
  • laser pulses
  • liquefied petroleum gas
  • optical fibers
  • directional bend sensors
  • wavelength shifts

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Allsop, T. D. P., Dubov, M., Martínez, A., Floreani, F., Khrushchev, I., Webb, D. J., & Bennion, I. (2005). Directional bend sensor based on an asymmetric modification of the fiber cladding by femtosecond laser. In 2005 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO (Vol. 3, pp. 2179-2181). [CFG6] Optical Society of America.
Allsop, Thomas D.P. ; Dubov, Mykhaylo ; Martínez, Amós ; Floreani, Filip ; Khrushchev, Igor ; Webb, David J. ; Bennion, Ian. / Directional bend sensor based on an asymmetric modification of the fiber cladding by femtosecond laser. 2005 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO. Vol. 3 Optical Society of America, 2005. pp. 2179-2181
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Directional bend sensor based on an asymmetric modification of the fiber cladding by femtosecond laser. / Allsop, Thomas D.P.; Dubov, Mykhaylo; Martínez, Amós; Floreani, Filip; Khrushchev, Igor; Webb, David J.; Bennion, Ian.

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