In this paper, we report measurements for a microstructured fiber which displays an enhanced sensitivity to pressure. The pressure response of a length of this fiber is compared with SMF28 and with a finite element model of the fibers, which confirm the enhanced sensitivity.
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William N. MacPherson, Euan J. Rigg, Julian D. C. Jones, V. V. Ravi Kanth Kumar, Jonathan C. Knight, and Philip St. J. Russell, "Finite-Element Analysis and Experimental Results for a Microstructured Fiber With Enhanced Hydrostatic Pressure Sensitivity," J. Lightwave Technol. 23, 1227- (2005)