26th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors

24 - 28 September 2018
Lausanne, Vaud Switzerland

Topic Categories

Topics include but are not limited to the following:

A. New Sensor Technology
  • Physical, mechanical, and electromagnetic sensors (including acoustic sensors)
  • Chemical, environmental, biological and medical sensors and biophotonics
  • Interferometric, polarimetric and laser based sensors (including gyroscopes and resonators)
  • Micro- and nano-structured fibre sensors (including photonic crystal fibre and gratingbased sensors)
  • Distributed and multiplexed sensing and sensor networking
  • Other technologies (including imaging-related and those based on smart-phone platforms).
 B. Applications and field tests
  • Environmental, security, defence and industrial applications; technology commercialisation and standardisation
  • Smart structures (including structural health monitoring and photonics in additive manufacturing)
 C. New Fibre and Photonic Sensing Technologies and Platforms
  • New elements (fibres, devices and subsystems), effects (e.g., plasmonics), technologies (including nanophotonics) and materials (e.g., metamaterials, structured, etc.) for photonic sensing
  • Integrated photonics, cavity opto-mechanics and quantum sensing techniques, precision metrology, frequency combs.