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Investigating the Performance of Apodized Fiber Bragg Gratings for Sensing Applications

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dc.contributor.author Elleithy, Khaled M.
dc.contributor.author Ashry, Islam A.
dc.contributor.author Elrashidi, Ali
dc.contributor.author Mahros, A.
dc.contributor.author Alhaddad, M.
dc.date.accessioned 2015-09-12T17:55:27Z
dc.date.available 2015-09-12T17:55:27Z
dc.date.issued 2014-04
dc.identifier.uri https://scholarworks.bridgeport.edu/xmlui/handle/123456789/1318
dc.description.abstract Fiber Bragg gratings (FBGs) technology has demonstrated its suitability for many applications in recent fiber technologies. Sensing application is one of the main applications of FBGs. In this work, we present a comprehensive investigation for using apodized FBGs in sensing applications. Different evaluation parameters such as, reflectivity, sidelobes, and fullwidth-half-maximum (FWHM) are tested in order to determine the most proper apodization profile for sensors. According to our study, the Blackman apodization gives the best profile that can be used in sensing applications. The reflectivity of Blackman apodization is nearly unity with minimum sidelobes level, -60.3 dB, and narrow FWHM. The length of Blackman apodized FBG is 0.33 cm and Δn = 14.4 x 10‒4 and maximum reflectivity is 99.44%. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher ASEE en_US
dc.subject Fiber Bragg grating en_US
dc.subject Apodization en_US
dc.subject Sensors en_US
dc.subject Dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) en_US
dc.subject Full width at half maximum (FWHM) en_US
dc.title Investigating the Performance of Apodized Fiber Bragg Gratings for Sensing Applications en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.event.location Bridgeport, CT en_US
dc.event.name 2014 Zone 1 Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education en_US


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