A fiber optical inclinometer based on cladding mode re-coupling mechanism is demonstrated by using a nonadiabatic taper cascaded with a weakly tilted fiber Bragg grating. The sensitivity is optimized for different ranges of angle.

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Conference Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010
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Shao, L.-Y, & Albert, J. (2010). Novel fiber optical inclinometer based on a concatenated fused taper and tilted fiber Bragg grating. Presented at the Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010.