Abstract

A suspended multicore fiber sensor for simultaneous measurement of curvature and strain is proposed. The spectral response shows evidences of several interferences arising from the seven cores of the fiber. Once the sensing head presents different sensitivities for curvature and strain measurements, these physical parameters can be discriminated by using the matrix method. The rms deviations are ±19m1 and ±12.90με for curvature and strain measurements, respectively.

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2011 (1)

C. Wang, L. Gong, J. Li, F. Zhang, and S. Jian, Opt. Commun. 284, 4215 (2011).
[CrossRef]

2010 (4)

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Y. Gong, Y. Guo, Y. Rao, T. Zhao, and Y. Wu, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 22, 1708 (2010).
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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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Latifi, H.

O. Frazão, S. H. Aref, J. M. Baptista, J. L. Santos, H. Latifi, F. Farahi, J. Kobelke, and K. Schuster, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 21, 1229 (2009).
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[CrossRef]

Saitoh, K.

Santos, J. L.

O. Frazão, S. F. O. Silva, J. Viegas, J. M. Baptista, J. L. Santos, J. Kobelke, and K. Schuster, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 22, 1300 (2010).
[CrossRef]

O. Frazão, S. H. Aref, J. M. Baptista, J. L. Santos, H. Latifi, F. Farahi, J. Kobelke, and K. Schuster, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 21, 1229 (2009).
[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Schuster, K.

O. Frazão, S. F. O. Silva, J. Viegas, J. M. Baptista, J. L. Santos, J. Kobelke, and K. Schuster, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 22, 1300 (2010).
[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

O. Frazão, S. H. Aref, J. M. Baptista, J. L. Santos, H. Latifi, F. Farahi, J. Kobelke, and K. Schuster, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 21, 1229 (2009).
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[CrossRef]

Sinha, R. K.

Taunay, T. F.

Temyanko, V. L.

Varshney, S. K.

Viegas, J.

O. Frazão, S. F. O. Silva, J. Viegas, J. M. Baptista, J. L. Santos, J. Kobelke, and K. Schuster, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 22, 1300 (2010).
[CrossRef]

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C. Wang, L. Gong, J. Li, F. Zhang, and S. Jian, Opt. Commun. 284, 4215 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Wu, Y.

Y. Gong, Y. Guo, Y. Rao, T. Zhao, and Y. Wu, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 22, 1708 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Yan, M. F.

Zhang, F.

C. Wang, L. Gong, J. Li, F. Zhang, and S. Jian, Opt. Commun. 284, 4215 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Zhang, L.

Zhao, T.

Y. Gong, Y. Guo, Y. Rao, T. Zhao, and Y. Wu, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 22, 1708 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Zhu, B.

Zhu, X.

Appl. Opt. (1)

IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. (4)

A. Mafi and J. V. Moloney, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 17, 348 (2005).
[CrossRef]

O. Frazão, S. H. Aref, J. M. Baptista, J. L. Santos, H. Latifi, F. Farahi, J. Kobelke, and K. Schuster, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 21, 1229 (2009).
[CrossRef]

O. Frazão, S. F. O. Silva, J. Viegas, J. M. Baptista, J. L. Santos, J. Kobelke, and K. Schuster, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 22, 1300 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Y. Gong, Y. Guo, Y. Rao, T. Zhao, and Y. Wu, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 22, 1708 (2010).
[CrossRef]

J. Lightwave Technol. (1)

Opt. Commun. (1)

C. Wang, L. Gong, J. Li, F. Zhang, and S. Jian, Opt. Commun. 284, 4215 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Express (2)

Opt. Lett. (2)

Other (1)

D. R. Scifres, “Multiple core fiber laser and optical amplifier,” U.S. patent 5,566,196 (1994).

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Figures (5)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

(a) Experimental setup scheme. (b) Detail of the sensing head composition. (c) Cross-section of the suspended multicore fiber, where the nine holes are visible. Inset: illumination of the seven cores.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Spectral response of the sensing head. Inset: detail of the spectral response for a small wavelength range.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Spatial frequency spectrum.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Sensing head response when curvature was applied.

Fig. 5
Fig. 5

Response of the sensing head when longitudinal strain is applied. (No curvature was applied.)

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[ Δ ε Δ C ] = 1 D [ k C 2 k C 1 k ε 2 k ε 1 ] [ Δ A 1 Δ A 2 ] ,
[ Δ ε Δ C ] = 1 1.54 × 10 3 [ 1.29 4.57 7.60 × 10 4 1.50 × 10 3 ] [ Δ A 1 Δ A 2 ] .

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