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

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics (OMN), 2012
Place of PublicationPiscataway, NJ, United States
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)9781457715112
Publication statusPublished - 22 Nov 2012


  • broadband interferometer
  • Fiber sensors
  • microfibers
  • refractive index sensors
  • side-polished fibers

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