28 September 2015 Surface-core fiber gratings
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Proceedings Volume 9634, 24th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors; 96340V (2015) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2194299
Event: International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors (OFS24), 2015, Curitiba, Brazil
Abstract
In this paper, we report, to our knowledge, the first demonstration of the induction of long-period and Bragg gratings on surface-core optical fibers. Surface-core fibers described herein were fabricated from commercial silica tubes and germanium-doped silica rods by employing a very simple procedure. Being the core on the fiber surface, it can be sensitive to refractive index variations in the environment in which the fiber is immersed. Thus, results concerning the sensitivity of these gratings to environmental refractive index variations are presented. Besides, simulation data are presented for comparison to the experimental behavior and for projecting future steps in this research.
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Jonas H. Osório, Jonas H. Osório, Ricardo Oliveira, Ricardo Oliveira, L. Mosquera, L. Mosquera, Marcos A. R. Franco, Marcos A. R. Franco, Jamshid Heidarialamdarloo, Jamshid Heidarialamdarloo, Lúcia Bilro, Lúcia Bilro, Rogério N. Nogueira, Rogério N. Nogueira, Cristiano M. B. Cordeiro, Cristiano M. B. Cordeiro, } "Surface-core fiber gratings", Proc. SPIE 9634, 24th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, 96340V (28 September 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2194299; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2194299
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