Dual-core POF and its application in pressure sensing

S. Shashidharan, S. Ghatrehsamani, G. E. Town

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We describe a novel dual-core polymer optical fiber (POF) made of PMMA with an axial air-hole for pressure sensing. Numerical calculations show a sensitivity up to 4 nm/MPa in the wavelength range of 600-900nm.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationACOFT 2015
Subtitle of host publication40th Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology : proceedings
Place of PublicationBarton, ACT
PublisherEngineers Australia
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9781922107664
Publication statusPublished - 2015
EventAustralian Conference on Optics and Photonics (40th : 2015) - Adelaide, SA
Duration: 30 Nov 20153 Dec 2015


ConferenceAustralian Conference on Optics and Photonics (40th : 2015)
CityAdelaide, SA


  • refractive index
  • coupling length
  • transmission nulls


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