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Polymer micro and microstructured fiber Bragg gratings

Recent advancements and applications

G. Rajan,  and G.D. Peng     School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications, UNSW Australia, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Abstract

Research on single-mode polymer optical fibers, Bragg gratings based on polymer optical fiber, and their applications has considerably progressed in recent years. This chapter provides an overview on recent research developments on solid core and microstructured polymer fiber Bragg grating sensors and their applications.

Keywords

Fiber Bragg gratings; Microstructured polymer fiber; Polymer fiber sensors; Single-mode polymer optical fiber

8.1. Introduction

Since the first demonstration of polymer optical fiber Bragg gratings (POFBGs) ...

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