A compact temperature sensor based on a coupler tip with micrometric size is demonstrated. This sensor can measure a temperatures as high as 1283 oC with an average sensitivity of ~12 pm/oC.
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(060.1810) Fiber optics and optical communications : Buffers, couplers, routers, switches, and multiplexers
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(060.2370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics sensors
M. Ding, P. Wang, and G. Brambilla, "A Compact Temperature Sensor Based on Micrometric Optical Fiber Coupler Tip," in Imaging and Applied Optics Technical Papers, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper STu1F.2.
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