Transverse loading of multicore fibre gratings

M. Silva-Lopez, D. Zhao, C. Li, W. N. MacPherson, G. M H Flockhart, A. J. Moore, J. S. Barton, J. D C Jones, L. Zhang, I. Bennion

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We report experimental measurements of the reflection spectra of Bragg gratings inscribed in 4-core fibres under transverse loading. Broadening and splitting of the Bragg peaks from each core are observed as a function of load and fibre orientation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)96-99
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


  • Fibre Bragg grating.
  • Multicore fibre
  • Optical fibre sensors
  • Transverse stress


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