• Recent developments in fiber optics humidity sensors 

      Ascorbe Muruzabal, Joaquín Upna; Corres Sanz, Jesús María Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna (MDPI, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      A wide range of applications such as health, human comfort, agriculture, food processing and storage, and electronic manufacturing, among others, require fast and accurate measurement of humidity. Sensors based on optical ...
    • Sensitivity enhancement in low cutoff wavelength long-period fiber gratings by cladding diameter reduction 

      Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Partridge, Matthew; Rodríguez, Wenceslao; Fuentes, Omar; Socorro Leránoz, Abián Bentor Upna; Díaz Lucas, Silvia Upna; Corres Sanz, Jesús María Upna; James, Stephen; Tatam, Ralph (MDPI, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The diameter of long-period fiber gratings (LPFGs) fabricated in optical fibers with a low cutoff wavelength was be reduced by hydrofluoric acid etching, enhancing the sensitivity to refractive index by more than a factor ...
    • Sensitivity optimization with cladding-etched long period fiber gratings at the dispersion turning point 

      Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Cruz, José Luis; Socorro Leránoz, Abián Bentor Upna; Corres Sanz, Jesús María Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna (Optical Society of America, 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      This work presents a refractive index sensor based on a long period fiber grating (LPFG) made in a reduced cladding fiber whose low order cladding modes have the turning point at large wavelengths. The combination of ...