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    • Long period fiber grating for biosensing: an improved design methodology to enhance add-layer sensitivity 

      Bandyopadhyay, Sankhyabrata; Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Basumallick, Nandini; Biswas, Palas; Dey, Tanoy Kumar; Bandyopadhyay, Somnath (IEEE, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      We present our theoretical study on the design of LPFG sensor where its add-layer sensitivity is enhanced. addlayer sensitivity quantifies the sensitivity of the sensor to the changes taking place within few tens of ...
    • Monitoring the etching process in LPFGs towards development of highly sensitive sensors 

      Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Cruz, José Luis; Socorro Leránoz, Abián Bentor Upna; Díaz Lucas, Silvia Upna; Corres Sanz, Jesús María Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna (MDPI, 2017)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      In this work, the monitoring of the etching process up to a diameter of 30 µm of two LPFG structures has been compared, one of them had initially 125 µm, whereas the second one had 80 µm. By tracking the wavelength shift ...
    • Optimized strain long-period fiber grating (LPFG) sensors operating at the dispersion turning point 

      Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Fuentes, Omar; Chiavaioli, Francesco; Corres Sanz, Jesús María Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna (IEEE, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Two phenomena for enhancing the sensitivity of longperiod fiber gratings are combined toward an increase of the sensitivity to strain of this type of devices: the dispersion turning point (DTP) and the cladding diameter ...
    • 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 improvement of a humidity sensor based on silica nanospheres on a long-period fiber grating 

      Viegas, Diana; Goicoechea Fernández, Javier Upna; Santos, José Luís; Araújo, Francisco Moita; Ferreira, Luis Alberto; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna (MDPI, 2009)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      This work addresses a new configuration that improves the sensitivity of a humidity sensor based on a long-period fiber grating coated with a SiO(2)-nanospheres film. An intermediate higher refractive index overlay, ...