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  • Vol. 26, Iss. 13 — Jul. 1, 2008
  • pp: 1986–1992

Modeling the Response of a Long-Period Fiber Grating to Ambient Refractive Index Change in Chemical Sensing Applications

Hannes Hochreiner, Michael Cada, and Peter D. Wentzell

Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 26, Issue 13, pp. 1986-1992 (2008)

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The transmittance spectra of a long-period fiber grating element immersed in different mixtures of water and dimethyl sulfoxide were recorded. The obtained data were compared with a theoretical model based on linearly polarized modes treated with a coupled-mode approach. Excellent agreement between the measurements and theoretical results was found over a wide wavelength range.

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Hannes Hochreiner, Michael Cada, and Peter D. Wentzell, "Modeling the Response of a Long-Period Fiber Grating to Ambient Refractive Index Change in Chemical Sensing Applications," J. Lightwave Technol. 26, 1986-1992 (2008)

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