Side-detection of out-coupled core light from a microfluidic fiber microslit

Y. Lai, J. Petrović, T. Butler, Kate Sugden, Ian Bennion

Research output: Chapter in Book/Published conference outputConference publication


The interactions of the core-propagating light with an intersecting microslit within a conventional single-mode fiber are investigated. Orientation-dependent out-coupling of core light was utilized to create side-detection, miniature fiber rotation sensors.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO)
PagesPaper CFN4
Publication statusPublished - May 2008
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) - San Jose, California, United States
Duration: 4 May 20084 May 2008


ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO)
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose, California

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  • fibre optic sensors
  • micro-optomechanical devices
  • microsensors
  • microfluidics


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