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 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 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 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2010.