While cladding modes with similar effective indices normally have similar refractometric sensitivities, we demonstrate that a gold coating increases tenfold the sensitivity of some EH modes and nearly suppresses the sensitivity of neighbouring HE modes.

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Persistent URL dx.doi.org/10.1109/PHO.2011.6110750
Conference 24th Annual Meeting on IEEE Photonic Society, PHO 2011
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Caucheteur, C., Chen, C, Voisin, V., Berini, P., & Albert, J. (2011). Refractometric mode splitting in metal coated optical fibers. Presented at the 24th Annual Meeting on IEEE Photonic Society, PHO 2011. doi:10.1109/PHO.2011.6110750