The interactions of the core-propagating light with an intersecting microslit within a conventional single-mode fiber are investigated. Orientation-dependent out-coupling of core light was utilized to create side-detection, miniature fiber rotation sensors.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics sensors
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.4000) Optical devices : Microstructure fabrication
Y. Lai, J. Petrovic, T. Butler, K. Sugden, and I. Bennion, "Side-Detection of Out-Coupled Core Light from a Microfluidic Fiber Microslit," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper CFN4.
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