Ultra High Sensitive Disc Core PCF Chemical Sensor
R. Derick1, S. Revathi2
1R Derick, Electronics and communication Engineering, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, India.
2S Revathi, Ph.D. in Optical Communication, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, India.
Manuscript received on May 16, 2020. | Revised Manuscript received on May 17, 2020. | Manuscript published on June 10, 2020. | PP: 445-448 | Volume-9 Issue-8, June 2020. | Retrieval Number: H6477069820/2020©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.H6477.069820
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Abstract: In this article, a PCF sensor is designed and computed to detect chemicals in the refractive indices range of 1.52-1.56. In this proposed design, three and four concentric discs fabricated in the core which provides ultrahigh sensitivity and circular porous cladding pattern confines large fraction of power in core region. This novel proposed design demonstrates ultrahigh relative sensitivity 86.35% and 85.02% for four and three disc models. These sensing discs are filled with different sensing fluid. This proposed PCF design overcomes some experimental challenge such as PCF probe needs some displacement after filling the sensing liquid. These uniform circular sensing discs around the solid core supports better evanescent field matter interaction for sensing application.
Keywords: Lattice, Spiral, Circular Photonic Crystal Fiber (C-PCF), and Optical Waveguide
Scope of the Article: Optical Devices