Abstract

A simple heat imprinting method for producing stable long-period gratings (LPGs) in microstructured polymer optical fibre (mPOF) is presented as well as the examination of their lifetime and the modelling results of these gratings. Writing LPGs in mPOF presents opportunities for sensors in fibre that can withstand greater bending and strain and are adaptable to specific applications through modification of the cladding structure.

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1999 (1)

Argyros, A.

Bassett, I. M.

Besley, J. A.

M. A. van Eijkelenborg, W. Padden, J. A. Besley, "Mechanically induced long-period gratings in microstructured polymer fibre," Opt. Commun. 236,75-78 (2004).

Bhatia, V.

Birks, A.

Birks, T. A.

Burdge, G. L.

Chong, H-J.

de Sterke, C. M.

Dioz, A.

Dobb, H.

Eggleton, B. J.

Fevrier, S.

Fleming, S.

Humbert, G.

Issa, N. A.

Kakarantzas, G.

Kalli, K.

Kerbage, C.

Kim, J. C.

Kuhlmey, B. T.

Large, M. C. J.

Lee, B. H.

Lee, K. S.

Li, Z.

Lim, J. H.

Lu, C.

Mägi, E. C.

Malki, A.

Mangan, B. J.

Manos, S.

McPhedran, R. C.

Miyake, Y.

Moore, E. D.

Morishita, K.

Nicorovici, N. A. P.

Padden, W.

M. A. van Eijkelenborg, W. Padden, J. A. Besley, "Mechanically induced long-period gratings in microstructured polymer fibre," Opt. Commun. 236,75-78 (2004).

Pagnoux, D.

Poladian, L.

Rao, M. K.

Reeves, W. H.

Roy, P.

Russell, P. St. J.

Shum, P.

Steinvurzel, P.

Tam, H. Y.

van Eijkelenborg, M. A.

Webb, D. J.

Westbrook, P. S.

White, C. A.

Windeler, R. S.

Xu, L.

Zagari, J.

Zhang, Q.

Zhu, Y.

J. Lightwave Technol. (3)

Opt. Commun. (2)

M. A. van Eijkelenborg, W. Padden, J. A. Besley, "Mechanically induced long-period gratings in microstructured polymer fibre," Opt. Commun. 236,75-78 (2004).

H. Dobb, K. Kalli and D. J. Webb, "Measured sensitivity of arc-induced long-period grating sensors in photonic crystal fibre," Opt. Commun. 260,184-191 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Express (4)

Opt. Lett. (6)

Science (1)

P. St. J. Russell, "Photonic crystal fibers," Science 299,358-362 (2003).
[CrossRef]

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