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Chinese Optics Letters

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  • Vol. 11, Iss. 2 — Feb. 1, 2013
  • pp: 020601–

Refractive index sensor based on a step index multimode polymer optical fiber with a micro-hole created by a miniature numerical control machine

Gaopeng Xin, Kun Peng, Zhimin Gu, Jian Zhao, Ruiqin Fan, Lu Liu, and Xiaofeng Xu  »View Author Affiliations


Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 11, Issue 2, pp. 020601- (2013)


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Abstract

A compact in-fiber refractive index (RI) sensor based on a step index multimode polymer optical fiber with a micro-hole drilled by a miniature numerical control machine is presented. A good linear relationship between the transmission and RI over a large operating range from 1.335 to 1.475 and a sensitivity of 36 071.43 mV/RIU (RI unit) are found. The relationship between the transmission and the RI of the hole depends on the micro-hole's diameter and depth. The RI sensor developed in this letter is low-cost, easily fabricated, and capable of continuous measurement.

© 2013 Chinese Optics Letters

OCIS Codes
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(060.2370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics sensors

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Gaopeng Xin, Kun Peng, Zhimin Gu, Jian Zhao, Ruiqin Fan, Lu Liu, and Xiaofeng Xu, "Refractive index sensor based on a step index multimode polymer optical fiber with a micro-hole created by a miniature numerical control machine," Chin. Opt. Lett. 11, 020601- (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/col/abstract.cfm?URI=col-11-2-020601

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