Reliability of fibre Bragg gratings in polymer optical fibre

H. Dobb*, K. Carroll, D. J. Webb, K. Kalli, M. Komodromos, C. Themistos, G. D. Peng, A. Argyros, M. C J Large, M. A. Van Eijkelenborg, M. Arresy, S. Kukureka

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In this paper we report on investigations of some of the factors that have a bearing on the reliability and repeatability of polymer fibre Bragg gratings. The main issues discussed are the fibre preform composition, the fibre drawing conditions and the thermal history of the fibre grating.

Original languageEnglish
Article number61930Q
Number of pages12
JournalProceedings of SPIE - International Society for Optical Engineering
Publication statusPublished - 9 Aug 2006
EventReliability of Optical Fiber Components, Devices, Systems, and Networks III - Strasbourg, United Kingdom
Duration: 3 Apr 20064 Apr 2006

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  • Fibre Bragg grating
  • PMMA
  • Polymer optical fibre
  • Reliability
  • Sensors


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