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Strain-Temperature Discrimination Using a Single Fiber Bragg Grating

Aashia, R and Madhav, KV and Srinivasan, B and Asokan, S (2010) Strain-Temperature Discrimination Using a Single Fiber Bragg Grating. In: IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 22 (11). pp. 778-780.

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Abstract

The out-diffusion of germanium from the core of a photosensitive fiber under elevated temperature is exploited to form a Fabry-Perot filter within a single fiber Bragg grating, by subjecting the diffused region to a single exposure using the standard phase-mask technique. A key aspect of our work is the measurement of the out-diffusion through energy dispersive X-ray analysis. Furthermore, we demonstrate the use of the above single-grating filter for discrimination and simultaneous measurement of strain and temperature. The proposed technique provides a significant advantage over other existing methods that require at least two gratings.

Item Type: Journal Article
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Keywords: Fabry-Perot;fiber Bragg grating (FBG);strain-temperature discrimination;thermal out-diffusion
Department/Centre: Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Instrumentation and Applied Physics (Formally ISU)
Date Deposited: 25 May 2010 05:28
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 04:45
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/28026

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