The spectral characteristics of femtosecond laser inscribed long period grating bend sensors written into a photonic crystal fibre

Thomas D.P. Allsop, Kyriacos Kalli, Kaiming Zhou, Graham Smith, David J. Webb, Vladimir Mezentsev, Ian Bennion

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Abstract

A series of LPGs was inscribed in photonic crystal fibre by a low repetition femtosecond laser system. When subjected to bending they were found to be spectrally sensitive to bend orientation and displayed a strong polarisation dependence.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication19th international conference on optical fibre sensors
EditorsDavid D. Sampson, Stephen Collins, Kyunghwan Oh, Ryozo Yamauchi
PublisherSPIE
Volume7004
ISBN (Print)978-0-8194-7204-5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 16 May 2008
Event19th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors - Perth, Australia
Duration: 14 Apr 200818 Apr 2008

Publication series

NameSPIE proceedings
PublisherSPIE
Volume7004
ISSN (Print)0277-786X

Conference

Conference19th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors
CountryAustralia
CityPerth
Period14/04/0818/04/08

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Bibliographical note

T. Allsop ; K. Kalli ; K. Zhou ; G. Smith ; D. J. Webb ; V. Mezentsev and I. Bennion; "The spectral characteristics of femtosecond laser inscribed long period grating bend sensors written into a photonic crystal fibre", David Sampson ; Stephen Collins ; Kyunghwan Oh and Ryozo Yamauchi (eds), Proc. SPIE 7004, 19th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, 70040D (May 16, 2008).
Copyright 2008 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/10.1117/12.786664

Keywords

  • photonic crystal fibre
  • curvature
  • sensing
  • long period gratings

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Allsop, T. D. P., Kalli, K., Zhou, K., Smith, G., Webb, D. J., Mezentsev, V., & Bennion, I. (2008). The spectral characteristics of femtosecond laser inscribed long period grating bend sensors written into a photonic crystal fibre. In D. D. Sampson, S. Collins, K. Oh, & R. Yamauchi (Eds.), 19th international conference on optical fibre sensors (Vol. 7004). (SPIE proceedings; Vol. 7004). SPIE. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.786664