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Intrinsic high-sensitivity sensors based on etched single-mode polymer optical fibres

Journal Article


Abstract


  • The significance of etched single-mode polymer

    optical fibers and their potential for the development of highsensitivity

    sensors are presented. A polymethyl methacrylatebased

    single-mode polymer optical fiber is etched to various

    diameters and it is observed that etching can lead to change

    in the material properties of the fiber, such as Young’s modulus

    and thermal expansion coefficient. This can play a vital role in

    improving the intrinsic sensing capabilities of sensors based on

    etched polymer optical fiber. To demonstrate that the modified

    material properties of the etched polymer fiber can enhance its

    intrinsic sensing capabilities, sensing characteristics of etched

    polymer fiber Bragg gratings for strain, temperature, and pressure

    are obtained. From the results, it is confirmed that the

    sensors based on etched polymer fibers exhibit high intrinsic

    sensitivity compared with un-etched ones. The potential of

    developing a sensing system for simultaneous measurement of

    strain and temperature is also demonstrated.

UOW Authors


  •   Bhowmik, Kishore (external author)
  •   Peng, Gang-Ding (external author)
  •   Ambikairajah, Eliathamby (external author)
  •   Lovric, Vedran (external author)
  •   Walsh, William R. (external author)
  •   Prusty, Gangadhara B. (external author)
  •   Rajan, Ginu

Publication Date


  • 2015

Citation


  • K. Bhowmik, G. Peng, E. Ambikairajah, V. Lovric, W. R. Walsh, G. B. Prusty & G. Rajan, "Intrinsic high-sensitivity sensors based on etched single-mode polymer optical fibres," IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 27, (6) pp. 604-607, 2015.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84924061253

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/eispapers/4309

Has Global Citation Frequency


Number Of Pages


  • 3

Start Page


  • 604

End Page


  • 607

Volume


  • 27

Issue


  • 6

Place Of Publication


  • United States

Abstract


  • The significance of etched single-mode polymer

    optical fibers and their potential for the development of highsensitivity

    sensors are presented. A polymethyl methacrylatebased

    single-mode polymer optical fiber is etched to various

    diameters and it is observed that etching can lead to change

    in the material properties of the fiber, such as Young’s modulus

    and thermal expansion coefficient. This can play a vital role in

    improving the intrinsic sensing capabilities of sensors based on

    etched polymer optical fiber. To demonstrate that the modified

    material properties of the etched polymer fiber can enhance its

    intrinsic sensing capabilities, sensing characteristics of etched

    polymer fiber Bragg gratings for strain, temperature, and pressure

    are obtained. From the results, it is confirmed that the

    sensors based on etched polymer fibers exhibit high intrinsic

    sensitivity compared with un-etched ones. The potential of

    developing a sensing system for simultaneous measurement of

    strain and temperature is also demonstrated.

UOW Authors


  •   Bhowmik, Kishore (external author)
  •   Peng, Gang-Ding (external author)
  •   Ambikairajah, Eliathamby (external author)
  •   Lovric, Vedran (external author)
  •   Walsh, William R. (external author)
  •   Prusty, Gangadhara B. (external author)
  •   Rajan, Ginu

Publication Date


  • 2015

Citation


  • K. Bhowmik, G. Peng, E. Ambikairajah, V. Lovric, W. R. Walsh, G. B. Prusty & G. Rajan, "Intrinsic high-sensitivity sensors based on etched single-mode polymer optical fibres," IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 27, (6) pp. 604-607, 2015.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84924061253

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/eispapers/4309

Has Global Citation Frequency


Number Of Pages


  • 3

Start Page


  • 604

End Page


  • 607

Volume


  • 27

Issue


  • 6

Place Of Publication


  • United States