A refractive index sensor based on a Two-Core fiber, which response and sensitivity can be adjusted by controlling an etching process on the fiber, is demonstrated. The RI sensor exhibits a sensitivity exceeding 2,100 nm/RIU.
© 2012 OSA
(060.2370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics sensors
(120.0280) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Remote sensing and sensors
(280.4788) Remote sensing and sensors : Optical sensing and sensors
J. R. Guzman-Sepulveda, D. Lopez-Cortes, I. Hernandez-Romano, W. Margulis, and D. A. May-Arrioja, "Refractive Index Sensor using a Two-Core Optical Fiber," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2012, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper JW2A.114.
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