Ultra-low background Raman sensing using a negative-curvature fibre

S. Yerolatsitis, F. Yu, S. McAughtrie, M. G. Tanner, H. Fleming, J. M. Stone, C. J. Campbell, T. A. Birks, J. C. Knight

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We demonstrated hollow core negative curvature fibres (NCFs) for Raman sensing. The background Raman emission from the silica in the NCF was at least 1000x smaller than in a conventional solid fibre while maintaining the same collection efficiency.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSpecialty Optical Fibers 2018
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-943580-43-9
Publication statusPublished - 2018
EventSpecialty Optical Fibers 2018 - Zurich, Switzerland
Duration: 2 Jul 20185 Jul 2018


ConferenceSpecialty Optical Fibers 2018
Abbreviated titleSOF 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

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    Yerolatsitis, S., Yu, F., McAughtrie, S., Tanner, M. G., Fleming, H., Stone, J. M., Campbell, C. J., Birks, T. A., & Knight, J. C. (2018). Ultra-low background Raman sensing using a negative-curvature fibre. In Specialty Optical Fibers 2018 [SoW3H.2] Optical Society of America. https://doi.org/10.1364/SOF.2018.SoW3H.2