EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 238, 2020EOS Annual Meeting (EOSAM 2020)
|Number of page(s)||2|
|Section||Topical Meeting (TOM) 9- Tapered Optical Fibers, from Fundamental to Applications|
|Published online||20 August 2020|
Strain Sensor from Tapered Fibres
1 CTI Renato Archer, Campinas 13069-901, Brazil
2 Dept. Eletrônica Quântica - IFGW, UNICAMP, Campinas 13083-859, Brazil
3 Centre d’Optique, Photonique et Laser, Université Laval, Québec, Canada, G1V 0A6
* Corresponding author: email@example.com
Published online: 20 August 2020
A new all fibre, and low transmission loss, digital optical strain sensor is proposed. This sensor behaves as a Coaxial Mach-Zehnder interferometer. Special depressed cladding single-mode fibre DCF was tapered down to the micrometer scale presenting FSR in the nm range. The sensor is modelled to probe up to ± 0.2% strain when under expansive or compression stresses, returning 20 optical Power Transfer Turning Points (PTTP) at 1575 nm transmitted wavelength.
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