Abstract

We present experimental measurements of the peak splitting of the reflection spectra of fiber Bragg gratings as a result of birefringence induced by transverse loading of a multicore fiber. Measurements show that the splitting is a function of the applied load and the direction of the load relative to the azimuth of the fiber. A model for calculating the stress in the fiber that is due to an applied load is in good agreement with our experimental observations.

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R. Gafsi and M. A. El-Sherif, Opt. Fiber Technol. Mater. Devices Syst. 6, 299 (2000).

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I. Abe, O. Frazao, R. N. Nogueira, H. J. Kalinowski, J. L. Pinto, and J. L. Santos, in Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors (Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers, Tokyo, 2003), pp. 96–99.

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C. M. Lawrence, D. V. Nelson, E. Udd, and T. Bennett, Exp. Mech. 39, 202 (1999).

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K. O. Hill, B. Malo, F. Bilodeau, D. C. Johnson, and J. Albert, Appl. Phys. Lett. 62, 1035 (1993).

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K. Okamoto, T. Hosaka, and T. Edahiro, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-17, 2123 (1981).

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C. C. Ye, S. E. Staines, S. W. James, and R. P. Tatam, Meas. Sci. Technol. 13, 1446 (2002).

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K. O. Hill, B. Malo, F. Bilodeau, D. C. Johnson, and J. Albert, Appl. Phys. Lett. 62, 1035 (1993).

Jones, J. D. C.

Kalinowski, H. J.

I. Abe, O. Frazao, R. N. Nogueira, H. J. Kalinowski, J. L. Pinto, and J. L. Santos, in Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors (Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers, Tokyo, 2003), pp. 96–99.

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C. M. Lawrence, D. V. Nelson, E. Udd, and T. Bennett, Exp. Mech. 39, 202 (1999).

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K. O. Hill, B. Malo, F. Bilodeau, D. C. Johnson, and J. Albert, Appl. Phys. Lett. 62, 1035 (1993).

Nelson, D. V.

C. M. Lawrence, D. V. Nelson, E. Udd, and T. Bennett, Exp. Mech. 39, 202 (1999).

Nogueira, R. N.

I. Abe, O. Frazao, R. N. Nogueira, H. J. Kalinowski, J. L. Pinto, and J. L. Santos, in Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors (Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers, Tokyo, 2003), pp. 96–99.

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K. Okamoto, T. Hosaka, and T. Edahiro, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-17, 2123 (1981).

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M. P. Varnham, D. N. Payne, A. J. Barlow, and R. D. Birch, J. Lightwave Technol. LT-1, 332 (1983).

Pinto, J. L.

I. Abe, O. Frazao, R. N. Nogueira, H. J. Kalinowski, J. L. Pinto, and J. L. Santos, in Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors (Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers, Tokyo, 2003), pp. 96–99.

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P. L. Chu and R. A. Sammut, J. Lightwave Technol. LT-2, 650 (1984).

Santos, J. L.

I. Abe, O. Frazao, R. N. Nogueira, H. J. Kalinowski, J. L. Pinto, and J. L. Santos, in Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors (Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers, Tokyo, 2003), pp. 96–99.

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C. C. Ye, S. E. Staines, S. W. James, and R. P. Tatam, Meas. Sci. Technol. 13, 1446 (2002).

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C. C. Ye, S. E. Staines, S. W. James, and R. P. Tatam, Meas. Sci. Technol. 13, 1446 (2002).

Udd, E.

C. M. Lawrence, D. V. Nelson, E. Udd, and T. Bennett, Exp. Mech. 39, 202 (1999).

Varnham, M. P.

M. P. Varnham, D. N. Payne, A. J. Barlow, and R. D. Birch, J. Lightwave Technol. LT-1, 332 (1983).

Ye, C. C.

C. C. Ye, S. E. Staines, S. W. James, and R. P. Tatam, Meas. Sci. Technol. 13, 1446 (2002).

Zhang, L.

Appl. Opt.

Appl. Phys. Lett.

K. O. Hill, B. Malo, F. Bilodeau, D. C. Johnson, and J. Albert, Appl. Phys. Lett. 62, 1035 (1993).

Exp. Mech.

C. M. Lawrence, D. V. Nelson, E. Udd, and T. Bennett, Exp. Mech. 39, 202 (1999).

IEEE J. Quantum Electron.

K. Okamoto, T. Hosaka, and T. Edahiro, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-17, 2123 (1981).

J. Lightwave Technol.

M. P. Varnham, D. N. Payne, A. J. Barlow, and R. D. Birch, J. Lightwave Technol. LT-1, 332 (1983).

P. L. Chu and R. A. Sammut, J. Lightwave Technol. LT-2, 650 (1984).

Meas. Sci. Technol.

C. C. Ye, S. E. Staines, S. W. James, and R. P. Tatam, Meas. Sci. Technol. 13, 1446 (2002).

Opt. Fiber Technol. Mater. Devices Syst.

R. Gafsi and M. A. El-Sherif, Opt. Fiber Technol. Mater. Devices Syst. 6, 299 (2000).

Opt. Lett.

Other

I. Abe, O. Frazao, R. N. Nogueira, H. J. Kalinowski, J. L. Pinto, and J. L. Santos, in Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors (Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers, Tokyo, 2003), pp. 96–99.

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