The bending and temperature characteristics of long period gratings written in elliptical core step-index fibre

Thomas D.P. Allsop*, Filip Floreani, David J. Webb, Ian Bennion

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Abstract

We describe the characterisation of long period gratings written in elliptical core fibre, which yield a discriminatory sensor for curvature and temperature with a resolution ±0.05m-1 for curvature and ±0.9 °C for temperature.

Original languageEnglish
Article number174
Pages (from-to)711-714
Number of pages4
JournalProceedings of SPIE - International Society for Optical Engineering
Volume5855
Issue numberPART II
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 23 May 2005
Event17th international conference on Optical Fibre Sensors - Bruges, Belgium
Duration: 23 May 200527 May 2005

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