Abstract

Hollow-core fibers are advantageous for chemical sensing as they facilitate liquid infiltration into the core over conventional porous core fiber. In addition, the requirement of less bulk material significantly decreases the effective material loss (EML). In this paper, a six circular cladding tube negative curvature hollow-core fiber (NC-HCF) is proposed for chemical sensing. Five different chemicals including chloroform, polylactic acid, ${{\rm CCL}_3}$, glycerin, and benzene are proposed to fill the core of the NC-HCF, and sensitivities are evaluated by full vector finite element method-based COMSOL software. Numerical results reveal that the proposed sensor exhibits very high relative sensitivity in a wide range of frequency. The fabrication of the proposed fiber is feasible by existing fabrication facilities as it contains realistic fabrication parameters. Hence, the proposed sensor can potentially be used as a chemical sensor especially in the medical, food, and industrial sectors as the five chemicals mentioned above carry great medical and food significance.

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