Laser-machined fibres as ultra-miniature pressure sensors

Stuart Watson, Matthew J. Gander, William N. MacPherson, James S. Barton, J. D C Jones, Thomas Klotzbuecher, Torsten Braune, Johannes Ott, Felix Schmitz

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Very small point sensors for fluid pressure have extensive applications in aerodynamics and medical monitoring. We describe Fabry-Perot pressure sensors formed by laser machining of the end faces of single mode conventional and multicore fibres.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)112-115
Number of pages4
JournalProceedings of SPIE - the International Society for Optical Engineering
Publication statusPublished - 2004
EventSecond European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors, EWOFS'04 - Santander, Spain
Duration: 9 Jun 200411 Jun 2004


  • Laser machining
  • Optical fibre sensors
  • Pressure sensors


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