Index guiding photonic liquid crystal fibers for application in fiber optic sensing setups

Sławomir Ertman , Marzena Sala-Tefelska , Miłosz Chychłowski , Dariusz Pysz , Ryszard Buczyński , Edward Nowinowski-Kruszelnicki , Roman Da̧browski , Tomasz Woliński

Abstract

Photonic liquid crystal fibers (PLCFs) can be categorized in two principal groups: index guiding PLCFs and photonic bandgap PLCFs. In this paper we focus on index guiding PLCFs in which effective refractive index of the micro-structured cladding filled with liquid crystal is lower than refractive index of the fiber core. In such fibers broadband propagation of light is observed and also effective tuning of guiding properties is possible (i.e. birefringence, polarization dependent losses or attenuation tuning). Such fibers could be used for dynamic control of light in various fiber optics systems, including optical fiber sensing setups. © 2011 Copyright Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE).
Author Sławomir Ertman (FP / OPD)
Sławomir Ertman,,
- Optics and Photonics Division
, Marzena Sala-Tefelska (FP / OPD)
Marzena Sala-Tefelska,,
- Optics and Photonics Division
, Miłosz Chychłowski (FP / OPD)
Miłosz Chychłowski,,
- Optics and Photonics Division
, Dariusz Pysz - [Instytutu Technologii Materialow Elektronicznych w Warszawie]
Dariusz Pysz,,
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, Ryszard Buczyński - [University of Warsaw (UW)]
Ryszard Buczyński,,
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- Uniwersytet Warszawski
, Edward Nowinowski-Kruszelnicki - [Wojskowa Akademia Techniczna]
Edward Nowinowski-Kruszelnicki,,
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, Roman Da̧browski - [Wojskowa Akademia Techniczna im. Jarosława Dąbrowskiego (WAT)]
Roman Da̧browski,,
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- Wojskowa Akademia Techniczna im. Jarosława Dąbrowskiego
, Tomasz Woliński - [Warsaw University of Technology (PW), MNiSW [80]]
Tomasz Woliński,,
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- Politechnika Warszawska
Book Bock Wojtek J (eds.): Proceedings of SPIE 21st International Conference on optical Fiber Sensors, Proceedings of SPIE: The International Society for Optical Engineering, vol. 7753, 2011, SPIE, DOI:10.1117/12.885713
DOIDOI:10.1117/12.886082
Languageen angielski
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