15 October 2013 Intensity-modulated strain sensor based on fiber Mach-Zehnder interferometer employing core-offset
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Proceedings Volume 8924, Fourth Asia Pacific Optical Sensors Conference; 89240X (2013) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2034250
Event: Asia Pacific Optical Sensors Conference 2013, 2013, Wuhan, China
A novel intensity-modulated strain sensor based on a fiber in-line Mach-Zehnder interferometer is proposed and demonstrated, which is constructed by splicing a thin core fiber between two single mode fibers with a core offset. Such an interferometer exhibits a large fringe visibility of more than 15 dB. When used in axial strain sensing from 0 to 400 με, the interferometer operates at intensity mode of detection with a high sensitivity of -0.023 dB/μεwithout the cross sensitivity between temperature and strain. Its ease of fabrication, high strain sensitivity and intensity mode of detection makes it a low-cost alternative to existing sensing applications.
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Jiangtao Zhou, Jiangtao Zhou, Changrui Liao, Changrui Liao, Yiping Wang, Yiping Wang, Kaiming Yang, Kaiming Yang, Xiaoyong Zhong, Xiaoyong Zhong, Zhengyong Li, Zhengyong Li, Yingjie Liu, Yingjie Liu, Guangjun Wang, Guangjun Wang, "Intensity-modulated strain sensor based on fiber Mach-Zehnder interferometer employing core-offset", Proc. SPIE 8924, Fourth Asia Pacific Optical Sensors Conference, 89240X (15 October 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2034250; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2034250

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