Micro-displacement sensor using a curved two-core optical fiber

C. M. Serpa, P. Torres, W. Margulis

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A novel scheme for a fiber micro-displacement sensor is presented. The sensor is base on phase shift in a curved two-core optical fiber. We have found highly sensitive and exhibits low temperature dependence.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOptical Fiber Sensors, OFS 2006
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)1557528179, 9781557528179
StatePublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes
EventOptical Fiber Sensors, OFS 2006 - Cancun, Mexico
Duration: 23 Oct 200623 Oct 2006

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


ConferenceOptical Fiber Sensors, OFS 2006

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
ADB, AP, and SG thank Andrew Hearin for helpful discussions and comments on the manuscript and thank Frank van den Bosch, Jeremy Tinker, Guinevere Kauffmann, Alexie Leauthaud, and Cameron McBride for useful discussions. ADB thanks the OSU CCAPP for hosting its 2014 HOD workshop. AP acknowledges support from the HST grant HST-AR-13897. SG acknowledges support provided by NASA through Hubble Fellowship grant HSTHF2- 51341.001-A awarded by the STScI, which is operated by the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy, Inc., for NASA, under contract NAS5-26555. PT acknowledges support from NASA ATP Grant NNX14AH35G. VS acknowledges support through the European Research Council under ERC-StG grant EXAGAL-308037. LH acknowledges support from NASA grant NNX12AC67G and NSF grant AST-1312095. The Illustris-1 simulation was run on the CURIE supercomputer at CEA/France as part of PRACE project RA0844, and the Super- MUC computer at the Leibniz Computing Centre, Germany, as part of GCS-project pr85je. The further simulations were run on the Harvard Odyssey and CfA/ITC clusters, the Ranger and Stampede supercomputers at the Texas Advanced Computing Center through XSEDE, and the Kraken supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory through XSEDE. The analysis presented in this paper was conducted on the Harvard Odyssey and CfA/ITC clusters.


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