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Investigation of temperature dependence of microfibre coil resonators

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dc.contributor.author Yin, Yu
dc.contributor.author Yu, Jibo
dc.contributor.author Jiang, Yuxuan
dc.contributor.author Li, Shi
dc.contributor.author Ren, Jing
dc.contributor.author Farrell, Gerald
dc.contributor.author Lewis, Elfed
dc.contributor.author Wang, Pengfei
dc.date.accessioned 2018-11-08T16:30:02Z
dc.date.available 2018-11-08T16:30:02Z
dc.date.issued 2018
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/7295
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract The temperature-sensitive performance of a microfibre coil resonator (MCR) is thoroughly investigated. The MCR is fabricated by wrapping a microfibre on a PMMA rod coated with a UV-curable low refractive index epoxy. The temperature sensitivity is measured by investigating the correlation between the shift of the resonant wavelength and the surrounding temperature. It is determined that a range of parameters of the MCRs, including the gap between two adjacent rings, the diameter of the supporting rod, the number of rings, and the diameter of the microfibre have a great influence on the temperature sensitivity of the MCRs. By optimizing the fabrication parameters of MCRs, such as the gap of the adjacent microrings and the diameter of supporting rod etc, the maximum temperature sensitivity obtained is 237.31 pm/oC, which is about 2.3 times higher than that of MCR embedded in EFIRON UV-373 polymer and 23 times higher than that of MCR embedded in Teflon because of the strong thermo-optic and thermal expansion effects of the low refractive index epoxy and the supporting rod used in the experiments. Theoretical (numerical) simulation and experiment results are considered in the assessment of the optical performance improvement of MCR-based optical fibre temperature sensors. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher IEEE Computer Society en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Journal of Lightweight Technology;36 (20), pp. 4887-4893
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JLT.2018.2866000
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dc.subject microfibre coil resonator en_US
dc.subject temperature sensitivity en_US
dc.subject fabrication parameters en_US
dc.title Investigation of temperature dependence of microfibre coil resonators en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.identifier.doi 10.1109/JLT.2018.2866000
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 2868110


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