23 May 2005 Microstructured fibers for sensing applications (Invited Paper)
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Proceedings Volume 5855, 17th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors; (2005) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.623251
Event: 17th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, 2005, Bruges, Belgium
Abstract
The propagation properties of microstructured optical fibers useful for sensing applications are reviewed. The interaction between light and sample can reach 95 % in singlemode hollow core fibers and examples of structures exhibiting such large overlap ratios are described. The generation of 300 nm and 700 nm flat continua of visible and IR light in a single highly nonlinear holey fiber, well suited for the detection of biological species by spectroscopy, is reported. The low temperature sensitivity of long period gratings and of the birefringence in holey fibers is attractive for sensors operating in varying environmental conditions.
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D. Pagnoux, D. Pagnoux, S. Fevrier, S. Fevrier, P. Leproux, P. Leproux, M. C. Phan Huy, M. C. Phan Huy, A. Pryamikov, A. Pryamikov, P. Viale, P. Viale, V. Tombelaine, V. Tombelaine, V. Couderc, V. Couderc, P. Roy, P. Roy, J. L. Auguste, J. L. Auguste, J.-M. Blondy, J.-M. Blondy, Guillaume Laffont, Guillaume Laffont, V. Dewinter-Marty, V. Dewinter-Marty, Pierre Ferdinand, Pierre Ferdinand, B. Dussardier, B. Dussardier, W. Blanc, W. Blanc, } "Microstructured fibers for sensing applications (Invited Paper)", Proc. SPIE 5855, 17th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, (23 May 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.623251; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.623251
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