A transverse load sensor for small forces (>7N) is demonstrated with a tilted fiber Bragg grating compressed between soft materials. The sensitivity of the device is optimized for different force ranges by changing the material. Advanced Photonics Congress

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Conference Bragg Gratings, Photosensitivity, and Poling in Glass Waveguides, BGPP 2012
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Sun, T. (Tingting), Zhang, Y. (Yang), & Albert, J. (2013). Transverse load tilted fiber bragg grating sensor with variable sensitivity. Presented at the Bragg Gratings, Photosensitivity, and Poling in Glass Waveguides, BGPP 2012.