Forthcoming IOP Conferences

Programme: Tuesday, 6 October

SESSION Tu-01: Opening Session
Chairs: Julian Jones, Heriot-Watt University (United Kingdom); Jose Miguel Lopez-Higuera, Universidad de Cantabria (Spain)
Room: TBD

10:00 am to 1:00 amIn the brightness bind them: light and matter in photonic crystal fibres (Plenary Paper), Philip Russell, Friedrich-Alexander-Univ. Erlangen-Nürnberg (Germany) [OF101‑07]

SESSION Tu-02: Smart Structures and Materials
Chairs: Wolfgang Ecke, IPHT Jena (Germany); Marc R.-H. Voet, Fibre Optic Sensors and Sensing Systems Inc. (Belgium)
Room: TBD

11:30 amPhotonic skins for optical sensing: highlights of the PHOSPHOS project (Invited Pape), Francis Berghmans, Vrije Univ. Brussel (Belgium) [OF101‑08]
12:00 pmDistributed transverse load sensing in polarisation maintaining fibres using Rayleigh backscatter, Robert R. J. Maier, William N. MacPherson, Heriot-Watt Univ. (United Kingdom); James S. Barton, Heriot-Watt University (United Kingdom) [OF101‑09]
12:12 pmDistributed strain measurement with millimeter-order spatial resolution based on Brillouin optical correlation-domain reflectometry using tellurite glass fiber, Yosuke Mizuno, Zuyuan He, Kazuo Hotate, The Univ. of Tokyo (Japan) [OF101‑10]
12:24 pmMulticomponent strain development in superconducting magnet coils using optical fibre grating sensors fabricated in highly linearly birefringent fibre, Edmon Chehura, Stephen W. James, Cranfield Univ. (United Kingdom); Andrew Twin, Fred Domptail, Oxford Instruments NanoScience (United Kingdom); Ralph P. Tatam, Cranfield Univ. (United Kingdom) [OF101‑192]
12:36 pmFibre Bragg grating based effective soil pressure sensor for geotechnical applications, Ricardo N. G. Correia, Jin Li, Edmon Chehura, Stephen E. Staines, Stephen W. James, Cranfield Univ. (United Kingdom); Joel Kutner, Paul Dewhurst, Pedro Ferreira, Univ. College London (United Kingdom); Ralph P. Tatam, Cranfield Univ. (United Kingdom) [OF101‑12]
12:48 pm to 1:00 pmDynamic, full-spectral interrogation of fiber Bragg grating sensors for impact testing of composite laminates, Adam Propst, Kara J. Peters, Mohammed Zikry, North Carolina State Univ. (United States); Wesley Kunzler, Zixu Zhu, Michael J. Wirthlin, Richard Selfridge, Stephen M. Schultz, Brigham Young Univ. (United States) [OF101‑13]

SESSION Tu-03: Joint Session S&A/OFS-20
Chairs: Ken Grattan, City University (United Kingdom); Manuel López-Amo, Universidad Publica de Navarra (Spain)
Room: TBD

11:30 amHazard monitoring in mines using fibre optic sensors (Invited Paper), Tongyu Liu, C. Wang, Y. Wei, Y. Zhao, Shandong Key Laboratory of Fibre Optic Sensors (China), D. Huo, Shandong Micro-Sensor Photonics Limited (China), Y. Shang, Z. Wang, Shandong Key Laboratory of Fibre Optic Sensors (China), Y. Ning, Intelligent Sensor Systems Limited Rockley (United Kingdom) [OF101‑14]
12:00 pmConception and preliminary evaluation of an optical fibre sensor for simultaneous measurement of pressure and temperature, Kort Bremer, Elfed Lewis, B. Moss, G. Leen, Univ. of Limerick (Ireland); Steffen I. Lochmann, I. Mueller, Hochschule Wismar (Germany) [OF101‑15]
12:12 pmMultizone temperature sensor using a multiwavelength Brillouin fiber ring laser, Carlos A. Galindez, Francisco J. Madruga, Angel Ullan, Univ. de Cantabria (Spain); Manuel Lopez-Amo, Univ. Publica de Navarra (Spain); Jose M. Lopez-Higuera, Univ. de Cantabria (Spain) [OF101‑16]
12:24 pmUse of fibre sensors for temperature measurement in subsea infrastructure to monitor flow-loop cool-down, David M. Faichnie, FMC Technologies Ltd. (United Kingdom); A. Graham, L. Costello, D. McStay, FMC Technologies Ltd (United Kingdom) [OF101‑17]
12:36 pmOptical fiber humidity sensor based on surface plasmon resonance in the infrared region, Miguel Hernáez, Carlos R. Zamarreño, Ignacio R. Matías, Francisco J. Arregui, Univ. Pública de Navarra (Spain) [OF101‑18]
12:48 pm - 1:00 pmApplications of polymer optical fibre grating sensors to condition monitoring of textiles, Chenchun Ye, Janice M. Dulieu-Barton, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom); David J. Webb, Chi Zhang, Aston Univ. (United Kingdom); Gang-Ding Peng, Univ. of New South Wales (Australia); Alan R. Chambers, Frances J. Lennard, Dinah D. Eastop, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom) [OF101‑19]

SESSION Tu-04: Special Workshop Session"Biophotonic Instrumentation and Sensing", Pt I
Chairs: David Sampson, University of Western Australia (Australia); Reinhardt Willsch, IPHT Jena (Germany)
Room: TBD

1:45 pmRaman meets Medicine – Raman spectroscopy a powerful tool in Biophotonics (Invited Paper), Jürgen Popp, Institute of Photonic Technology Jena e.V. (Germany) [OF101‑20]
2:15 pmNovel dichroic plasmonic biosensors for ultrasenitive SERS detection (Invited Paper, Presentation Only), Jonathan M. Cooper, Univ. of Glasgow (United Kingdom) [OF101‑22]
2:45 pm to 3:15 pmSurface plasmon resonance biosensors: advances and applications (Invited Paper), Jiri Homola, Institute of Photonics and Electronics of the ASCR, v.v.i. (Czech Republic) [OF101‑23]

SESSION Tu-05: Special Workshop Session "Biophotonic Instrumentation and Sensing", Pt II
Chairs: Reinhardt Willsch, IPHT Jena (Germany); David Sampson, University of Western Australia (Australia)
Room: TBD

3:45 pmAdvanced biomedical optical fibre sensors(Invited Paper), Francesco Baldini, Istituto di Fisica Applicata Nello Carrara (Italy) [OF101‑24]
4:15 pmNew soft-glass fibre-based biosensors(Invited Paper, Presentation Only), Tanya M. Monro, The Univ. of Adelaide (Australia) [OF101‑21]
4:45 pm to 5:30 pmOptical platforms for biological sensing(Invited Paper, Presentation Only), Robert A. Lieberman, Intelligent Optical Systems, Inc. (United States) [OF101‑25]

SESSION Tu-06: Posters I
Room: TBD 

5:30 to 6:30 pm

Fiber optic gas detection system for health monitoring of oil-filled transformer, Hoi Lut Ho, The Hong Kong Polytechnic Univ. (Hong Kong, China); Jian Ju, Wei Jin, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Hong Kong, China) [OF101‑26]

Comparison of surface functionalization processes for optical fibre biosensing applications, Alexandre François, Univ. of Adelaide (Australia); Heike Ebendorff-Heidepriem, Tanya M. Monro, The Univ. of Adelaide (Australia) [OF101‑27]

Closely spaced fibre Bragg grating sensors for detailed measurement of peristalsis in the human gut, John W. Arkwright, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (Australia); Phil G. Dinning, Univ. of New South Wales (Australia); Ian D. Underhill, Simon A. Maunder, Neil G. Blenman, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (Australia); Michal M. Szczesniak, Ian J. Cook, Univ. of New South Wales (Australia) [OF101‑28]

Optical fiber sensors based on indium tin oxide surface plasmon resonance supporting coatings, Carlos R. Zamarreño, Miguel Hernáez, Ignacio R. Matías, Francisco J. Arregui, Univ. Pública de Navarra (Spain) [OF101‑29]


Swept-source OCT with coherent imaging fibre bundles, Helen D. Ford, Ralph P. Tatam, Cranfield Univ. (United Kingdom) [OF101‑30]

Ultra-high sensitive hydrogen sensor using higher-order cladding mode coupled by a palladium-coated long-period fiber grating, Young Ho Kim, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (Korea, Republic of) and Korea Photonics Technology Institute (Korea, Republic of); Myoung Jin Kim, Byung Sup Rho, Korea Photonics Technology Institute (Korea, Republic of); Hae Yong Choi, Min-su Park, Jae-Hyung Jang, Byeong-Ha Lee, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (Korea, Republic of) [OF101‑31]

Tuneable ring-DFB PCF laser for ultra-high-resolution spectroscopy, Kevin J. Cook, John Canning, C. K. Poon, The Univ. of Sydney (Australia); Alexandre A. P. Pohl, Univ. Tecnológica Federal do Paraná (Brazil) [OF101‑32]

Evaluation and calibration of FBG-based relative humidity sensor designed for structural health monitoring, Thillainathan Venugopalan, Teck L. Yeo, The City Univ. (United Kingdom); Frank Basedau, Wolfgang R. Habel, A. Henke, Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (Germany); Tong Sun, The City Univ. (United Kingdom); Kenneth T. V. Grattan, The City Univ. (Germany) [OF101‑33]

Surface plasmon resonance fiber sensor for in situ monitoring of the deposition of nm-scale polymer films, Yanina Y. Shevchenko, Nur U. Ahamad, Carleton Univ. (Canada); Graham Galway, Carleton University (Canada); Anatoli Ianoul, Jacques Albert, Carleton Univ. (Canada) [OF101‑34]

Intracavity spectroscopy using amplified spontaneous emission in erbium fibre lasers, Norhana Arsad, George Stewart, Univ. of Strathclyde (United Kingdom) [OF101‑35]

Recent advance in tunable diode-laser spectroscopy with background RAM nulling for industrial applications, Keith Ruxton, Arup Lal Chakraborty, Andrew J. McGettrick, Kevin Duffin, Walter Johnstone, George Stewart, Univ. of Strathclyde (United Kingdom) [OF101‑36]

Fibre optic chloride sensor based on fluorescence quenching of an acridinium dye, Hien Nguyen, The City Univ. (United Kingdom); Yu-Chen Lin, Chao-Tsen Chen, National Taiwan Univ. (Taiwan); Frederic Surre, Thillainathan Venugopalan, Tong Sun, Kenneth Grattan, The City Univ. (United Kingdom) [OF101‑37]

Polarization properties of fiber cladding modes near cut-off with applications to refractometry, Francois Gorlier, Christophe Caucheteur, Marc Wuilpart, Patrice Mégret, Faculté Polytechnique de Mons (Belgium); Jacques Albert, Carleton Univ. (Canada) [OF101‑38]

Remote sensing network to detect and identify organic vapours, Cesar Elosua, Rosa Ana Perez-Herrera, Manuel Lopez-Amo, Candido Bariain, Ignacio R. Matias, Univ. Pública de Navarra (Spain); Asuncion Luquin, Mariano Laguna, Univ. de Zaragoza (Spain) [OF101‑39]

All-fiber low-temperature hydrogen sensing using a multifunctional light source, Kevin P. Chen, Tong Chen, Michael P. Buric, Di Xu, Univ. of Pittsburgh (United States); Philip R. Swinehart, Mokhtar S. Maklad, Lake Shore Cryotronics (United States) [OF101‑40]

Plastic fibre optic oxygen sensors based on polymer matrix doped with Pt (II) complexes, Rongsheng Chen, Andrew D. Farmery, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom); Andrew N. Obeid, Oxford Optronix (United Kingdom); Clive E. W. Hahn, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom) [OF101‑41]

An infrared fibre evanescent-wave spectroscopic (FEWS) sensor using purified GeTeSe chalcogenide fibres, Xin Jiang, Animesh Jha, Univ. of Leeds (United Kingdom) [OF101‑42]

Interferometric fibre optic sensor for acetic acid measurement, Carlos Jesus, INESC Porto (Portugal) and Univ. of Madeira (Portugal); Susana F. O. Silva, INESC Porto (Portugal) and Univ. do Porto (Portugal); Michelle Castanheira, Gerardo Gonzalez Aguilar, INESC Porto (Portugal); Orlando Frazao, INESC Porto (Portugal) and Univ. do Porto (Portugal); Pedro A. S. Jorge, INESC Porto (Portugal); Jose M. Baptista, INESC Porto (Portugal) and Univ. da Madeira (Portugal) [OF101‑43]

Fibre Bragg gratings as interrogation elements for surface plasmon resonance sensors, Natalia Díaz-Herrera, Univ. Complutense de Madrid (Spain); Diana Viegas, Univ. Do Porto (Portugal) and INESC Porto (Portugal); Pedro A. S. Jorge, INESC Porto (Portugal); Maria Cruz Navarrete, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain); Luís Alberto Ferreira, Francisco Araújo, José Luís Santos, INESC Porto (Portugal); Agustín González-Cano, Univ. Complutense de Madrid (Spain) [OF101‑44]

Packaged symmetric/asymmetric corrugated long-period fiber gratings for refractive index sensing application, Chih-Yu Huang, Wen-Lin Chan, Shih-Min Chuo, Jer-Haur Chang, Li-Lun Chen, Lon A. Wang, National Taiwan Univ. (Taiwan) [OF101‑45]

Highly sensitive and linear optical-fiber carbon-dioxide sensor based on sol-gel matrix doped with silica particles and HPTS, Yu-Lung Lo, Chen-Shane Chu, National Cheng Kung Univ. (Taiwan) [OF101‑46]

Automatic multiple chemical components distinguishment, Na Ni, Chi Chiu Chan, Ping Shum, Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore) [OF101‑47]

A statically scanned tandem interferometer, Dominic F. Murphy, Donal A. Flavin, Waterford Institute of Technology (Ireland) [OF101‑48]

Long-period gratings working in transition mode as a valuable technological platform for biosensing, Pierluigi Pilla, Univ. degli Studi del Sannio (Italy); Pierluigi Foglia Manzillo, Univ. degli Studi di Napoli Parthenope (Italy); Viera Malachovska, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (Italy); Stefania Campopiano, Univ. degli Studi di Napoli Parthenope (Italy); Antonello Cutolo, Univ. degli Studi del Sannio (Italy); Michele Giordano, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (Italy); Andrea Cusano, Univ. degli Studi del Sannio (Italy) [OF101‑49]

Characteristics of hetero-core spliced fiber optics in simultaneous utilization of humidity sensing and data communications, Norihiko Shinomiya, Emiko Kondo, Shohei Akita, Michiko Nishiyama, Hiroyuki Sasaki, Kazuhiro Watanabe, SOKA Univ. (Japan) [OF101‑50]

Species selective vapour sensing of organic compounds using dual-resonant long-period fibre gratings with a calixarene coating, Stephen M. Topliss, Stephen W. James, Frank Davis, Seamus P. Higson, Ralph P. Tatam, Cranfield Univ. (United Kingdom) [OF101‑51]

Wide-range refractive index sensor using a twin-grating interferometer for intensity reference, Mikhail G. Shlyagin, Centro de Investigacion CICESE (Mexico); Rodolfo Martinez Manuel, Univ. Johannesburg (RSA); Oscar Esteban Martínez, Univ. de Alcalá de Henares (Spain) [OF101‑52]

Photochemical properties of porphyrin films covering surfaces of tapered optical fibers, Alexei Veselov, Christoph Thür, Vladimir Chukharev, Mircea Guina, Helge Lemmetyinen, Nikolai Tkachenko, Tampere Univ. of Technology (Finland) [OF101‑53]

Plastic optical fiber sensor with humidity calibration for detecting propane and methane gas, Masayuki Morisawa, Naoki Tanaike, Satoshi Honma, Shinzo Muto, Univ. of Yamanashi (Japan) [OF101‑54]

Subsurface imaging and cell refractometry using quantitative phase/shear-force feedback microscopy, Faramarz Farahi, Kert Edward, The Univ. of North Carolina at Charlotte (United States) [OF101‑55]

Development and evaluation of a photometric fibre optic sensor for monitoring abdominal organ photoplethysmographs and blood oxygen saturation, Michelle Hickey, The City Univ. (United Kingdom); Neal Samuels, Nilesh Randive, Richard M. Langford, St. Bartholomew's Hospital (United Kingdom); Panayiotis Kyriacou, City University (United Kingdom) [OF101‑56]

Long-distance fiber-optic Φ-OTDR intrusion sensing system, Yun-Jiang Rao, Jun Luo, Zeng-Ling Ran, Jian-Feng Yue, Xiao-Dong Luo, Univ. of Electronic Science and Technology of China (China); Zhi Zhou, in Institute of Technology (China) [OF101‑57]

A real-time event classification system for a fibre optic perimeter intrusion detection system, Seedahmed S. Mahmoud, Jim Katsifolis, Future Fibre Technologies Pty Ltd. (Australia) [OF101‑58]

Ultra-long-distance (300km) fiber Bragg grating sensor system using hybrid EDF and Raman amplification, Yun-Jiang Rao, Univ. of Electronic Science and Technology of China (China) and Chongqing Univ. (China); Sha Feng, Univ. of Electronic Science and Technology of China (China); Qi Jiang, Chongqing Univ. (China); Zeng-ling Ran, Univ. of Electronic Science and Technology of China (China) [OF101‑59]

Self-referencing model for electro-optical WDM fiber-optic intensity based sensor network, David Sánchez Montero, Carmen Vázquez García, Univ. Carlos III de Madrid (Spain); José Manuel Baptista, INESC Porto (Portugal) and Univ. da Madeira (Portugal); José L. Santos, INESC Porto (Portugal) and Univ. do Porto (Portugal) [OF101‑60]

Fiber Bragg grating hydrophone array using multiwavelength laser: simultaneous multipoint underwater acoustic detection, Satoshi Tanaka, Atsushi Wada, Nobuaki Takahashi, National Defense Academy (Japan) [OF101‑61]

Simple tunable pulsed-laser system for quasi-distributed sensors, Carla C. Kato, Arthur M. B. Braga, Alexandre Sant'Anna, Pontifícia Univ. Católica do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil); Luiz C. G. Valente, Lupatech Monitoring Systems (Brazil); Sergio Morikawa, Petrobras Research Ctr (Brazil) [OF101‑62]

Multipoint refractive index sensor for liquids based on optical fiber Bragg gratings, Harpreet K. Bal, Fotios Sidiroglou, Stephen F. Collins, Zourab Brodzeli, Victoria Univ. (Australia) [OF101‑63]

Intensity sensors multiplexing using a multiwavelength ring fiber laser with hybrid serial-tree configuration, Davide Passaro, Univ. degli Studi di Parma (Italy); Montserrat Fernàndez, Rosana Pérez-Herrera, Cesar Elosùa, Candido Bariàin, Univ. Pública de Navarra (Spain); Stefano Selleri, Univ. degli Studi di Parma (Spain); Manuel Lopez-Amo, Univ. Pública de Navarra (Spain) [OF101‑64]

High-speed optical interrogator calibration technique, David S. George, Stephen Hill, Robert Howden, Graham W. Smith, Atomic Weapons Establishment (United Kingdom) [OF101‑65]

Multipoint real-time displacement sensing method employing multiwavelength by intensity based hetero-core fiber optics sensors, Yuya Koyama, Michiko Nishiyama, Kazuhiro Watanabe, SOKA Univ. (Japan) [OF101‑66]

Switchable multiwavelength erbium-doped fiber laser for remote sensing, Rosa Ana Perez-Herrera, Silvia Diaz, Montserrat Fernández-Vallejo, Manuel Lopez-Amo, Univ. Pública de Navarra (Spain); Maria Angeles Quintela, José Miguel López-Higuera, Univ. de Cantabria (Spain) [OF101‑67]

Multipoint measurement based on hetero-core structured optical fiber SPR sensor employing OTDR equipment, Keiju Takagi, Masahiko Shiraishi, Michiko Nishiyama, Atsushi Seki, Kazuhiro Watanabe, SOKA Univ. (Japan) [OF101‑68]

Resilient long-distance sensor system using a multiwavelength Raman laser, Montserrat Fernandez-Vallejo, Silvia Díaz, Rosa Ana Perez-Herrera, Univ. Pública de Navarra (Spain); Davide Passaro, Stefano Selleri, Univ. degli Studi di Parma (Italy); Marian Quintela, José M. López Higuera, Univ. de Cantabria (Spain); Manuel Lopez-Amo, Univ. Pública de Navarra (Spain) [OF101‑69]

In-line Fabry-Perot sensors based on hollow-core photonic bandgap fibers for high-temperature applications, Yunjiang Rao, Chongqing Univ. (China); Ming Deng, Tao Zhu, Hong Li, [OF101‑212]

Optical fibre spectroscopy sensor for the quantitative determination of industrial textile dyes, Ana M. Cubillas, Olga M. Conde, Pedro Anuarbe, Univ. de Cantabria (Spain); Monica Gutierrez, Vicente Martinez, Textil Santanderina (Spain); Jose M. Lopez-Higuera, Univ. de Cantabria (Spain) [OF101‑280]

An extrinsic Fabry-Perot interferometric optical fiber sensor system for hydrogen detection, Zhen Yang, Min Zhang, Ming Lei, Xiujuan Yu, Yanbiao Liao, Shurong Lai, Qian Tian, Tsinghua University (China); Qisheng Li, Yi Zhang, Zhi Zhuang, CAEP (China) [OF101‑281]

Rotational positioning measurement for the absolute angle based on a hetero-core fiber optic sensor, Michiko Nishiyama, Kazuhiro Watanabe, SOKA Univ. (Japan) [OF101‑211]

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