Novel optical chemsonsor based on etched D-fiber Bragg gratings

Kaiming Zhou, Xianfeng F. Chen, Lin Zhang, Ian Bennion

Research output: Chapter in Book/Published conference outputConference publication


A novel optical chemsensor concept based on the cladding etched Bragg gratings in D-fiber is demonstrated. Two etched devices have been used to measure the concentrations of sugar solution, giving sensitivity as high as 0.02nm/%.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD)
Number of pages2
Volume96 A
Publication statusPublished - May 2004

Publication series

NameTrends in Optics and Photonics
ISSN (Print)1094-5695

Bibliographical note

Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), 16 May 2004, San Francisco, CA (US).


  • optical chemsensor concept
  • cladding etched Bragg gratings
  • D-fiber
  • concentrations
  • sugar solution
  • sensitivity


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