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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: D-Microfibers
Author: Beltran-Mejia, F
Osorio, JH
Biazoli, CR
Cordeiro, CMB
Abstract: A simple mechanical setup was used to polish a standard single mode optical fiber in order to make it asymmetric. The polished fiber was tapered down maintaining the D-shape transversal profile. Its broken symmetry along with the extended evanescent field, due to the dimensions of the microfiber, implies a potentially high birefringent waveguide as well as a high-sensitivity external refractive index device. An experimental maximum sensitivity of S approximate to (3.0 +/- 0.2) x 10(4) nm/RIU was achieved, other experimental and numerical results supporting our initial assumptions are also presented.
Subject: Birefringence
optical fiber sensors
Country: EUA
Editor: Ieee-inst Electrical Electronics Engineers Inc
Citation: Journal Of Lightwave Technology. Ieee-inst Electrical Electronics Engineers Inc, v. 31, n. 16, n. 2756, n. 2761, 2013.
Rights: aberto
Identifier DOI: 10.1109/JLT.2013.2272915
Date Issue: 2013
Appears in Collections:Unicamp - Artigos e Outros Documentos

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