Sensing applications of arrayed waveguide grating devices

D.J. Webb, R.D. Pechstedt

Research output: Chapter in Book/Published conference outputConference publication


Progress in optical fibre sensor research has often been achieved by taking advantage of components developed for use in telecommunications, where the greater existing market is able to support the rapid commercialisation of novel devices. In the last few years there has been considerable interest in the telecommunications community in deploying arrayed waveguide gratings (AWGs) produced in a range of technologies in a variety of roles. We feel it is therefore surprising that there have been very few reports of research into using AWGs for sensing. In this paper we consider some possible roles for these devices in interrogation systems for interferometric and fibre Bragg grating (FBG) sensors.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication15th Optical Fiber Sensors conference technical digest, 2002
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)0780372891, 9780780372894
Publication statusPublished - 2002
Event15th conference on Optical Fibre Sensors - Portland, Oregon, United States
Duration: 10 May 2002 → …


Conference15th conference on Optical Fibre Sensors
Abbreviated titleOFS 2002
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityPortland, Oregon
Period10/05/02 → …


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