Tilted Bragg gratings in single mode fibers couple light to cladding modes and evanescent surface waves that have well defined polarization states and propagation constants. The grating narrowband resonances provide sensing probes with pM-level resolution.

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Conference Latin America Optics and Photonics Conference, LAOP 2014
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Albert, J, & Caucheteur, C. (Christophe). (2014). Surface waves on optical fibers for biochemical sensing and plasmonics. Presented at the Latin America Optics and Photonics Conference, LAOP 2014.