Strain and temperature sensitivity of a single-mode polymer optical fiber

Manuel Silva-López, Amanda Fender, William N. MacPherson, James S. Barton, J. D C Jones, Donghui Zhao, Helen Dobb, David J. Webb, Lin Zhang, Ian Bennion

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

110 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

We have measured the optical phase sensitivity of fiber based on poly(methyl methacrylate) under near-single-mode conditions at 632.8 nm wavelength. The elongation sensitivity is 131±3 × 105 rad m-1 and the temperature sensitivity is -212±26 rad m -1 K-1. These values are somewhat larger than those for silica fiber and are consistent with the values expected on the basis of the bulk polymer properties. © 2005 Optical Society of America.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3129-3131
Number of pages3
JournalOptics Letters
Volume30
Issue number23
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2005

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Strain and temperature sensitivity of a single-mode polymer optical fiber'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this

    Silva-López, M., Fender, A., MacPherson, W. N., Barton, J. S., Jones, J. D. C., Zhao, D., Dobb, H., Webb, D. J., Zhang, L., & Bennion, I. (2005). Strain and temperature sensitivity of a single-mode polymer optical fiber. Optics Letters, 30(23), 3129-3131. https://doi.org/10.1364/OL.30.003129