Strain and temperature sensitivity of a singlemode polymer optical fibre

M. Silva-Lopez, A. Fender, W. N. MacPherson, J. S. Barton, J. D C Jones, D. Zhao, D. J. Webb, L. Zhang, I. Bennion

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We report experimental measurements of the strain and temperature sensitivity of the optical phase in a singlemode polymer optical fibre. These values were obtained by measuring optical path length change using a Mach-Zender interferometer.

Original languageEnglish
Article number48
Pages (from-to)202-205
Number of pages4
JournalProceedings of SPIE - the International Society for Optical Engineering
Volume5855 PART I
Publication statusPublished - 2005
Event17th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors - Bruges, Belgium
Duration: 23 May 200527 May 2005


  • Optical fibre sensors
  • PMMA
  • Polymer optical fibre
  • Strain and temperature sensor
  • Young's modulus


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