bullet Sensors & Transducers Journal

    (ISSN: 2306-8515, e-ISSN 1726-5479)


2008 e-Impact Factor

     Editorial Calendar 2013

     Editorial Board

     Submit an Article

     Best Selling Articles 2012

     10 Top Sensors Products of 2012

     25 Top Downloaded Articles

     Submit Press Release

     Submit White Paper

     Journal Subscription 2013

Sensors & Transducers journal's cover

Sensors & Transducers Journal 2011

Sensors & Transducers Journal 2010

Sensors & Transducers Journal 2009

Sensors & Transducers Journal 2008

Sensors & Transducers Journal 2007

2000-2002 S&T e-Digest Contents

2003 S&T e-Digest Contents

2004 S&T e-Digest Contents

2005 S&T e-Digest Contents

2006 S&T e-Digest Contents


Best Articles 2011




Sensors, Networks, Control Systems and Information Processing




Vol. 20, Special Issue, April 2013, pp.6-11



A Fast Responsive Refractometer Based on the Side-opened, Dual-core Photonic Crystal Fiber


1, a Jiang Jianhu, 1, b Jiao Wentan, 1, c Song Lijun

1 Dept. of Elc. & Auto, Luoyang Technology College, HeNan Luoyang, 471023

a jjh_0321@126.com, b wentanjiao@sina.com, c slj@lit.edu.cn



Received: 7 February 2013   /Accepted: 17 April 2013   /Published: 30 April 2013

Digital Sensors and Sensor Sysstems


Abstract: For enhancing the sensitivity properties and accelerating the responsive characteristics at the same time, a novel refractometer based on a side-opened, dual-core photonic crystal fiber and dual-beam coupling detecting mechanism is proposed and analyzed here. The improvement is replacing a part of air holes of conventional dual-core photonic crystal fiber by one large circular hole, while the laterial segment of this large circular hole is supposed to be side opened. This side-opened fiber configuration makes fast responsive characteristics by allowing fluidic target approaching one of the fiber cores laterally and quickly. The dual-beam coupling mechanism ensures a relative higher optical sensitivity. Numerical simulation results show that a sensitivity of 3.8e-5RIU could be achievable, which reflects its potential value on high sensitive and fast responsive detection applications. Besides, the relation of the optical sensitivity and the dynamic detected index range on this novel dual core photonic crystal fiber structure, optical mode polarization and the transmitting waveband is also analyzed.


Keywords: Dual core photonic crystal fiber, Fiber refractometer, Side opened, Dual beam coupling detection


Acrobat reader logo Click <here> or title of paper to download the full pages article in pdf format






1999 - 2018 Copyright , International Frequency Sensor Association (IFSA). All Rights Reserved.

Home - News - Links - Archives - Tools - Voltage-to-Frequency Converters - Standardization - Patents - Marketplace - Projects - Wish List - e-Shop - Sensor Jobs - Membership - Videos - Publishing - Site Map - Subscribe - Search

 Members Area -Sensors Portal -Training Courses - S&T Digest - For advertisers - Bookstore - Forums - Polls - Submit Press Release - Submit White Paper - Testimonies - Twitter - Facebook - LinkedIn