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

Xianfeng F. Chen, Chi Zhang, David J. Webb, Kyriacos Kalli, Peng Gang-Ding

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Abstract

We report on an optical bend sensor based on a Bragg grating inscribed in an eccentric core polymer optical fiber. The device exhibits the strong fiber orientation dependence, the wide bend curvature range of ± 22.7 m-1 and high bend sensitivity of 63 pm/m-1.
Original languageEnglish
Article number5443566
Pages (from-to)850-852
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Photonics Technology Letters
Volume22
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2010

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Keywords

  • Bend sensor
  • Bragg grating
  • polymer optical fiber

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