Mid infra-red gas sensing using a hollow-core photonic bandgap fibre

N. Gayraud, W. N. MacPherson, J. D. Shephard, R. R J Maier, D. P. Hand, J. D C Jones, J. Stone, A. K. George, J. C. Knight

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An all silica photonic bandgap fibre capable of sub dB m-1 transmission in the mid infra-red is presented. This fibre is demonstrated for the first measurement of gas absorption above 3 μm using an all silica fibre.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOptical Fiber Sensors, OFS 2006
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557528179, 9781557528179
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2006
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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Gayraud, N., MacPherson, W. N., Shephard, J. D., Maier, R. R. J., Hand, D. P., Jones, J. D. C., Stone, J., George, A. K., & Knight, J. C. (2006). Mid infra-red gas sensing using a hollow-core photonic bandgap fibre. In Optical Fiber Sensors, OFS 2006 [ThA5] (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of America. https://doi.org/10.1364/OFS.2006.ThA5