Strain and temperature sensitivity of a singlemode polymer optical fibre

M. Silva-Lopez, A. Fender, W.N. Macpherson, J.S. Barton, J.D.C. Jones, D. Zhao, D.J. Webb, L. Zhang, I. Bennion

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Abstract

We report experimental measurements of the strain and temperature sensitivity of the optical phase in a singlemode polymer optical fibre. These values were obtained by measuring optical path length change using a Mach-Zender interferometer.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication17th international conference on optical fibre sensors
EditorsMarc Voet, Reinhardt Willsch, Wolfgang Ecke, Julian Jones, Brian Culshaw
PublisherSPIE
Pages202-205
Number of pages4
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
Volume5855
ISSN (Print)0277-786X

Conference

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

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Plastic optical fibers
Interferometers
Mach number
optical fibers
polymers
optical paths
interferometers
Temperature
temperature

Bibliographical note

M. Silva-Lopez ; A. Fender ; William N. MacPherson ; J. S. Barton ; J. D. C. Jones ; D. Zhao ; D. J. Webb ; Lin Zhang and Ian Bennion "Strain and temperature sensitivity of a singlemode polymer optical fibre", Proc. SPIE 5855, 17th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, 202 (August 30, 2005);

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/10.1117/12.623789

Keywords

  • optical fibre sensors
  • polymer optical fibre
  • strain and temperature sensor
  • PMMA
  • Young’s modulus

Cite this

Silva-Lopez, M., Fender, A., Macpherson, W. N., Barton, J. S., Jones, J. D. C., Zhao, D., ... Bennion, I. (2005). Strain and temperature sensitivity of a singlemode polymer optical fibre. In M. Voet, R. Willsch, W. Ecke, J. Jones, & B. Culshaw (Eds.), 17th international conference on optical fibre sensors (pp. 202-205). (SPIE proceedings; Vol. 5855). SPIE. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.623789
Silva-Lopez, M. ; Fender, A. ; Macpherson, W.N. ; Barton, J.S. ; Jones, J.D.C. ; Zhao, D. ; Webb, D.J. ; Zhang, L. ; Bennion, I. / Strain and temperature sensitivity of a singlemode polymer optical fibre. 17th international conference on optical fibre sensors. editor / Marc Voet ; Reinhardt Willsch ; Wolfgang Ecke ; Julian Jones ; Brian Culshaw. SPIE, 2005. pp. 202-205 (SPIE proceedings).
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Silva-Lopez, M, Fender, A, Macpherson, WN, Barton, JS, Jones, JDC, Zhao, D, Webb, DJ, Zhang, L & Bennion, I 2005, Strain and temperature sensitivity of a singlemode polymer optical fibre. in M Voet, R Willsch, W Ecke, J Jones & B Culshaw (eds), 17th international conference on optical fibre sensors. SPIE proceedings, vol. 5855, SPIE, pp. 202-205, 17th international conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, Bruges, Belgium, 23/05/05. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.623789

Strain and temperature sensitivity of a singlemode polymer optical fibre. / Silva-Lopez, M.; Fender, A.; Macpherson, W.N.; Barton, J.S.; Jones, J.D.C.; Zhao, D.; Webb, D.J.; Zhang, L.; Bennion, I.

17th international conference on optical fibre sensors. ed. / Marc Voet; Reinhardt Willsch; Wolfgang Ecke; Julian Jones; Brian Culshaw. SPIE, 2005. p. 202-205 (SPIE proceedings; Vol. 5855).

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