Refractive Index and Viscosity: Dual Sensing with Plastic Fibre Gratings
Ferreira, R. X.
; Marques, C.
Refractive Index and Viscosity: Dual Sensing with Plastic Fibre Gratings, Proc Optical Fiber Sensors Conf., Santander, Spain, Vol. 9157, pp. 915793-1 - 915793-4, June, 2014.
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A refractive index and viscosity sensor based on FBGs in mPOF is reported for the first time. The refractive index
was measured with a sensitivity of -10.98 nm/RIU and a resolution of 1 x10-4 RIU. Viscosity measurements
were performed with acousto-optic modulation, obtaining a sensitivity of -94.42 %/mPa .s and a resolution of
0.06 mPa .s.