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Comparison of fluidic refractive index sensing using microfibers and side-polished fibers

Duduś, Anna A. and Blue, Robert R. and Uttamchandani, Deepak G. D.G. (2012) Comparison of fluidic refractive index sensing using microfibers and side-polished fibers. In: International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics (OMN), 2012. IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, United States, pp. 182-183. ISBN 9781457715112

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Abstract

Broadband interferometry was used to evaluate microfiber and side-polished fiber sensors for refractive index sensing of fluids. Refractive indices ranging from 1.33 to 1.451 were measured. Sensor behaviour agreed with a simple theoretical analysis.