1. Y. Mizuno, K. Noda, H. Lee, N. Hayashi, and K. Nakamura, “Characterization and sensing applications of Brillouin scattering in plastic optical fibers,” International Workshop on Photonic Fibres and Applications 2019 (IWPFA 2019), paper S6-1, Shanghai, China, November 30-December 1, 2019 <invited>.
  2. H. Lee, N. Hayashi, Y. Mizuno, and K. Nakamura, “POF-based spatially resolved temperature sensing with enhanced signal-to-noise ratio,” 28th International Conference on Plastic Optical Fibers (POF 2019), paper P-12, Hiyoshi, Japan, November 20-22, 2019.
  3. S. Hagiwara, N. Matsutani, K. Noda, H. Lee, Y. Mizuno, and K. Nakamura, “Intermodal interference in millimeter-long POFs for temperature sensing,” 28th International Conference on Plastic Optical Fibers (POF 2019), paper P-02, Hiyoshi, Japan, November 20-22, 2019.
  4. T. Ma, R. Ishikawa, H. Lee, A. Theodosiou, K. Kalli, Y. Mizuno, and K. Nakamura, “Three-fold enhanced temperature sensitivity of FBG inscribed in twisted POF,” 28th International Conference on Plastic Optical Fibers (POF 2019), paper P-03, Hiyoshi, Japan, November 20-22, 2019.
  5. S. Hagiwara, H. Lee, N. Hayashi, M. Nishiyama, K. Watanabe, Y. Mizuno, and K. Nakamura, “Multimodal interference in hetero-core-fiber structure for strain and temperature sensing,” 8th Asia-Pacific Optical Sensors Conference (APOS 2019), paper 150, Auckland, New Zealand, November 19-22, 2019.
  6. K. Noda, H. Lee, Y. Mizuno, and K. Nakamura, “Brillouin optical correlation-domain reflectometry using chirp-modulated optical frequency,” 8th Asia-Pacific Optical Sensors Conference (APOS 2019), paper 142, Auckland, New Zealand, November 19-22, 2019  [APOS2019 OSA Student Prize].
  7. Y. Mizuno, K. Noda, H. Lee, and K. Nakamura, “Fastest-ever distributed Brillouin sensing using glass and plastic optical fibers,” 11th International Conference on Information Optics and Photonics (CIOP 2019), paper SC15-8-4, Xi’an, China, August 6-9, 2019 <invited>.
  8. T. Ma, R. Ishikawa, H. Lee, A. Theodosiou, K. Kalli, Y. Mizuno, and K. Nakamura, “Strain sensitivity of FBG inscribed in twisted plastic optical fiber,” 11th International Conference on Information Optics and Photonics (CIOP 2019), paper 000094, Xi’an, China, August 6-9, 2019 [CIOP2019 Best Poster Award].
  9. H. Lee, K. Noda, Y. Mizuno, and K. Nakamura, “Real-time distributed fiber sensing based on slope-assisted BOCDR,” 18th International Conference on Optical Communications and Networks (ICOCN 2019), paper W1F.2, Huangshan, China, August 5-8, 2019 <invited>.
  10. Y. Mizuno, K. Noda, H. Lee, and K. Nakamura, “World’s fastest distributed Brillouin reflectometry,” Light Conference 2019, paper 9-3-2, Changchun, China, July 16-18, 2019 <invited>.
  11. H. Lee, Y. Mizuno, N. Hayashi, and K. Nakamura, “Noise-suppressed distributed Brillouin sensing using plastic optical fibers,” 24th OptoElectronics and Communications Conference and International Conference on Photonics in Switching and Computing (OECC/PSC 2019), paper WP4-C3, Fukuoka, Japan, July 7-11, 2019.
  12. Y. Mizuno, S. Hagiwara, H. Lee, Y. Ochi, T. Matsui, Y. Matsumoto, Y. Tanaka, H. Nakamura, and K. Nakamura, “Infrared-thermometer-based detection of optical fiber breakage in structure,” 24th OptoElectronics and Communications Conference and International Conference on Photonics in Switching and Computing (OECC/PSC 2019), paper WP4-C7, Fukuoka, Japan, July 7-11, 2019.
  13. Y. Mizuno, K. Noda, H. Lee, and K. Nakamura, “Brillouin optical correlation-domain reflectometry: state-of-the-art and future challenges,” OSA Optical Sensors and Sensing Congress (SENSORS 2019), paper STh4A.1, San Jose, CA, USA, June 25-27, 2019 <invited>.
  14. T. Paixão, J. H. Belo, V. Amaral, H. Lee, Y. Mizuno, K. Nakamura, C. Marques, P. André, and P. Antunes, “Unveiling the potential of fused polymer optical fibers: emergence of magnetic field sensitivity,” 4th International Conference on Applications of Optics and Photonics (AOP 2019), paper AOP100-15, Lisbon, Portugal, May 31-June 4, 2019.
  15. H. Lee, K. Noda, Y. Mizuno, and K. Nakamura, “Distributed strain measurement using power-based Brillouin sensor with three folded dynamic range,” 7th International Symposium on Sensor Science (I3S 2019), paper S5-1700, Naples, Italy, May 9-11, 2019.
  16. Y. Mizuno, K. Noda, H. Lee, and K. Nakamura, “Brillouin optical correlation-domain reflectometry: current status and future perspectives,” 7th International Symposium on Sensor Science (I3S 2019), paper S8-1230, Naples, Italy, May 9-11, 2019 <invited>.
  17. H. Lee, Y. Mizuno, and K. Nakamura, “Slope-assisted Brillouin optical correlation-domain reflectometry: from fundamentals to applications,” Asia Communications and Photonics Conference (ACP 2018), paper S3B.2, Hangzhou, China, October 26-29, 2018 <invited>.
  18. H. Lee, Y. Mizuno, and K. Nakamura, “Enhanced strain dynamic range of slope-assisted Brillouin optical correlation-domain reflectometry,” Asia Communications and Photonics Conference (ACP 2018), paper Su1B.2, Hangzhou, China, October 26-29, 2018.
  19. T. Ma, R. Ishikawa, H. Lee, A. Theodosiou, K. Kalli, Y. Mizuno, and K. Nakamura, “Simple and accurate demodulation method for multimode polymer fiber Bragg gratings,” Asia Communications and Photonics Conference (ACP 2018), paper M1B.6, Hangzhou, China, October 26-29, 2018.
  20. K. Noda, G. Han, H. Lee, Y. Mizuno, and K. Nakamura, “External modulation scheme for fiber-optic correlation-domain distributed sensing,” Asia Communications and Photonics Conference (ACP 2018), paper Su4B.2, Hangzhou, China, October 26-29, 2018.
  21. Y. Mizuno, N. Matsutani, H. Lee, and K. Nakamura, “Widest-ever dynamic range of Brillouin strain sensing using slimmed plastic optical fibers,” 26th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors (OFS-26), paper ThE76, Lausanne, Switzerland, September 24-28, 2018.
  22. H. Lee, Y. Mizuno, and K. Nakamura, “Slope-assisted Brillouin optical correlation-domain reflectometry with strain dynamic range limited by “Mt. Fuji” shaped noise floor,” 10th International Conference on Information Optics and Photonics (CIOP 2018), paper 000347, Beijing, China, July 8-11, 2018.
  23. Y. Mizuno, H. Lee, and K. Nakamura, “Recent advances of single-end-access high-speed distributed Brillouin sensing technology,” 10th International Conference on Information Optics and Photonics (CIOP 2018), paper S2-10-2, Beijing, China, July 8-11, 2018 <invited>.
  24. T. Ma, R. Ishikawa, H. Lee, A. Theodosiou, K. Kalli, Y. Mizuno, and K. Nakamura, “Influence of thermal annealing on strain sensitivity of perfluorinated graded-index plastic optical fiber Bragg gratings,” 10th International Conference on Information Optics and Photonics (CIOP 2018), paper 000130, Beijing, China, July 8-11, 2018 [CIOP2018 Best Poster Award].
  25. H. Lee, Y. Mizuno, and K. Nakamura, “Highly sensitive slope-assisted BOCDR utilizing polarization-maintaining fiber,” 23rd OptoElectronics and Communications Conference (OECC 2018), paper 6C1-2, Jeju, Korea, July 2-6, 2018.
  26. Y. Mizuno, H. Lee, and K. Nakamura, “Recent advances of single-end-access distributed Brillouin sensing,” 23rd OptoElectronics and Communications Conference (OECC 2018), paper 5F3-3, Jeju, Korea, July 2-6, 2018 <invited>.
  27. H. Hagiwara, T. Kawa, H. Lee, Y. Mizuno, and K. Nakamura, “Modal-interference-based displacement sensing using partially strained plastic optical fibers,” 23rd OptoElectronics and Communications Conference (OECC 2018), paper 5C1-4, Jeju, Korea, July 2-6, 2018.
  28. H. Lee, Y. Ochi, T. Matsui, Y. Matsumoto, Y. Tanaka, H. Nakamura, Y. Mizuno, and K. Nakamura, “Health monitoring of composite structure based on slope-assisted Brillouin optical correlation-domain reflectometry,” 7th Asia-Pacific Optical Sensors Conference (APOS 2018), paper Tue_9, Matsue, Japan, May 28-31, 2018 [APOS2018 Student Paper Award].
  29. T. Ma, H. Lee, Y. Mizuno, and K. Nakamura, “Slope-assisted BOCDR using low-bending-loss fiber,” 7th Asia-Pacific Optical Sensors Conference (APOS 2018), paper Tue_P20, Matsue, Japan, May 28-31, 2018.
  30. N. Matsutani, H. Lee, Y. Mizuno, and K. Nakamura, “Potential of strain-insensitive temperature sensing using Brillouin scattering in slimmed plastic optical fibers,” 7th Asia-Pacific Optical Sensors Conference (APOS 2018), paper Tue_P6, Matsue, Japan, May 28-31, 2018.
  31. R. Ishikawa, H. Lee, A. Lacraz, A. Theodosiou, K. Kalli, Y. Mizuno, and K. Nakamura, “Optical wavelength dependence of strain sensitivity of perfluorinated plastic optical fiber Bragg grating,” 7th Asia-Pacific Optical Sensors Conference (APOS 2018), paper Mon_P3, Matsue, Japan, May 28-31, 2018.
  32. A. G. Leal-Junior, A. Frizera, M. J. Pontes, P. Antunes, N. Alberto, M. F. Domingues, H. Lee, R. Ishikawa, Y. Mizuno, K. Nakamura, P. André, and C. Marques, “Recycling of polymer optical fibers damaged by fuse effect: dynamic mechanical analysis for sensing applications,” 7th Asia-Pacific Optical Sensors Conference (APOS 2018), paper Tue_P17, Matsue, Japan, May 28-31, 2018.
  33. A. G. Leal-Junior, A. Frizera, H. Lee, Y. Mizuno, C. Leitão, F. Domingues, P. Antunes, K. Nakamura, P. André, C. Marques, and M. J. Pontes, “Sensors applications of polymer optical fibers submitted to the fuse effect,” 7th Asia-Pacific Optical Sensors Conference (APOS 2018), paper Wed_P12, Matsue, Japan, May 28-31, 2018.
  34. S. Hagiwara, T. Kawa, H. Lee, Y. Mizuno, and K. Nakamura, “Multimodal-interference-based strain sensing using plastic optical fibers: response to partially applied strain,” 7th Asia-Pacific Optical Sensors Conference (APOS 2018), paper Tue_4, Matsue, Japan, May 28-31, 2018 [APOS2018 Student Paper Award].
  35. H. Lee, Y. Mizuno, and K. Nakamura, “Detection of world’s shortest hot spots in silica and plastic optical fibers by slope-assisted Brillouin optical correlation-domain reflectometry,” 22nd International Microoptics Conference (MOC 2017), paper H-4, Tokyo, Japan, November 19-22, 2017 [MOC2017 Student Award].
  36. H. Lee, Y. Mizuno, N. Hayashi, and K. Nakamura, “Pressure dependence of Brillouin frequency shift in plastic optical fibers,” 22nd International Microoptics Conference (MOC 2017), paper P-106, Tokyo, Japan, November 19-22, 2017.
  37. R. Ishikawa, H. Lee, A. Lacraz, A. Theodosiou, K. Kalli, Y. Mizuno, and K. Nakamura, “Perfluorinated graded-index plastic optical fiber Bragg gratings: observation and theoretical analysis of unique dependence on pressure,” 22nd International Microoptics Conference (MOC 2017), paper P-44, Tokyo, Japan, November 19-22, 2017.
  38. N. Matsutani, H. Lee, Y. Mizuno, and K. Nakamura, “Long-term stability improvement of Brillouin measurement in plastic optical fibers by Fresnel suppression using amorphous fluoropolymer,” 22nd International Microoptics Conference (MOC 2017), paper P-43, Tokyo, Japan, November 19-22, 2017.
  39. R. Ishikawa, H. Lee, A. Lacraz, A. Theodosiou, K. Kalli, Y. Mizuno, and K. Nakamura, “Pressure dependence of fiber Bragg grating inscribed in perfluorinated plastic optical fiber using femtosecond laser,” 5th Workshop on Specialty Optical Fibers and Their Applications (WSOF 2017), paper 92, Limassol, Cyprus, October 11-13, 2017.
  40. H. Lee, Y. Mizuno, and K. Nakamura, “Detection of 5-mm-long heated section in plastic optical fiber using slope-assisted BOCDR,” 26th International Conference on Plastic Optical Fibres (POF 2017), paper 62, Aveiro, Portugal, September 13-15, 2017 [POF2017 Best Student Paper Award].
  41. Y. Mizuno, H. Lee, N. Hayashi, and K. Nakamura, “Plastic optical fiber fuse: observation, characterization, and applications,” 26th International Conference on Plastic Optical Fibres (POF 2017), paper 4, Aveiro, Portugal, September 13-15, 2017 <invited>.
  42. Y. Mizuno, H. Lee, H. Ujihara, N. Hayashi, and K. Nakamura, “First demonstration of POF taper fabrication using hot water,” 26th International Conference on Plastic Optical Fibres (POF 2017), paper 15, Aveiro, Portugal, September 13-15, 2017.
  43. R. Ishikawa, H. Lee, A. Lacraz, A. Theodosiou, K. Kalli, Y. Mizuno, and K. Nakamura, “Hydrostatic pressure dependence of FBG inscribed in perfluorinated GI-POF,” 26th International Conference on Plastic Optical Fibres (POF 2017), paper 58, Aveiro, Portugal, September 13-15, 2017.
  44. N. Matsutani, H. Lee, Y. Mizuno, and K. Nakamura, “Long-term stability enhancement of POF-based Brillouin measurement by mitigating multiple Fresnel reflections using CYTOP,” 26th International Conference on Plastic Optical Fibres (POF 2017), paper 57, Aveiro, Portugal, September 13-15, 2017.
  45. H. Lee, Y. Mizuno, and K. Nakamura, “Operation of power-based BOCDR: measurement sensitivity influenced by spatial resolution,” 12th Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Pacific Rim, 22nd OptoElectronics and Communications Conference, and 5th Photonics Global Conference (CLEO-PR/OECC/PGC 2017), paper s1720, Singapore, July 31-August 4, 2017.
  46. T. Kawa, G. Numata, H. Lee, Y. Mizuno, and K. Nakamura, “Temperature sensing based on multimodal interference in plastic optical fibers: sensitivity enhancement by annealing,” 12th Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Pacific Rim, 22nd OptoElectronics and Communications Conference, and 5th Photonics Global Conference (CLEO-PR/OECC/PGC 2017), paper s1486, Singapore, July 31-August 4, 2017.
  47. Y. Mizuno, H. Lee, N. Hayashi, and K. Nakamura, “Recent advances of Brillouin sensing technology using plastic optical fibers,” 9th International Conference on Information Optics and Photonics (CIOP 2017), paper S2-19-8, Harbin, China, July 17-20, 2017 <invited>.
  48. H. Lee, N. Hayashi, Y. Mizuno, and K. Nakamura, “Slope-assisted Brillouin optical correlation-domain reflectometry using high-loss plastic optical fibers,” 25th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors (OFS-25), paper We-P117, Jeju, Korea, April 24-28, 2017.
  49. Y. Mizuno, H. Lee, N. Hayashi, K. Nakamura, and S. Todoroki, “Plastic optical fiber fuse and its impact on sensing applications,” 25th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors (OFS-25), paper Th-X3, Jeju, Korea, April 24-28, 2017 <invited>.
  50. S. Shimada, H. Lee, M. Shizuka, H. Tanaka, N. Hayashi, Y. Mizuno, and K. Nakamura, “Locally pressed plastic optical fibers for refractive index sensing,” 25th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors (OFS-25), paper Tu-P128, Jeju, Korea, April 24-28, 2017.
  51. H. Lee, N. Hayashi, Y. Mizuno, and K. Nakamura, “Power-based Brillouin optical correlation-domain reflectometry for high-speed distributed sensing,” 3rd Annual World Congress of Smart Materials (WCSM 2017), paper 501-1630, Bangkok, Thailand, March 16-18, 2017.
  52. Y. Mizuno, N. Hayashi, H. Lee, and K. Nakamura, “Distributed strain and temperature sensing using plastic optical fibers for smart materials and structures,” 3rd Annual World Congress of Smart Materials (WCSM 2017), paper 501-1610, Bangkok, Thailand, March 16-18, 2017 <invited>.
  53. M. Shizuka, H. Lee, N. Hayashi, Y. Mizuno, and K. Nakamura, “Simplified configuration for distributed reflectivity measurement along optical fibers,” 3rd Annual World Congress of Smart Materials (WCSM 2017), paper 901-1420, Bangkok, Thailand, March 16-18, 2017.
  54. S. Shimada, H. Lee, M. Shizuka, H. Tanaka, N. Hayashi, Y. Mizuno, and K. Nakamura, “Crushed plastic optical fibers: application to refractive index sensing,” 3rd Annual World Congress of Smart Materials (WCSM 2017), paper 901-1420, Bangkok, Thailand, March 16-18, 2017.
  55. H. Lee, N. Hayashi, Y. Mizuno, and K. Nakamura, “Beyond-nominal-resolution distributed strain sensing by slope-assisted Brillouin optical correlation-domain reflectometry,” 6th Asia-Pacific Optical Sensors Conference (APOS 2016), paper W4A.16, Shanghai, China, October 11-14, 2016.
  56. Y. Mizuno, H. Lee, N. Hayashi, and K. Nakamura, “Brillouin scattering in plastic optical fibers and its applications to high-speed distributed sensing,” 6th Asia-Pacific Optical Sensors Conference (APOS 2016), paper Tu3A.1, Shanghai, China, October 11-14, 2016 <invited>.
  57. H. Lee, N. Hayashi, Y. Mizuno, and K. Nakamura, “POF-based slope-assisted Brillouin optical correlation-domain reflectometry,” 25th International Conference on Plastic Optical Fibres (POF 2016), paper OP4, Birmingham, UK, September 13-15, 2016.
  58. M. Shizuka, H. Lee, N. Hayashi, Y. Mizuno, and K. Nakamura, “Simplified optical correlation-domain reflectometry with proximal reflection point using CYTOP,” 25th International Conference on Plastic Optical Fibres (POF 2016), paper PP5, Birmingham, UK, September 13-15, 2016.
  59. S. Shimada, H. Lee, M. Shizuka, H. Tanaka, N. Hayashi, Y. Matsumoto, Y. Tanaka, H. Nakamura, Y. Mizuno, and K. Nakamura, “Refractive index sensing using ultrasonically crushed plastic optical fibers,” 25th International Conference on Plastic Optical Fibres (POF 2016), paper OP37, Birmingham, UK, September 13-15, 2016.
  60. H. Lee, N. Hayashi, Y. Mizuno, and K. Nakamura, “Proof of concept for Brillouin optical correlation-domain reflectometry assisted by spectral slope,” 21st OptoElectronics and Communication Conference and International Conference on Photonics in Switching (OECC/PS 2016), paper WC4-4, Niigata, Japan, July 3-7, 2016.
  61. N. Hayashi, H. Lee, Y. Mizuno, and K. Nakamura, “Fiber-optic guided-acoustic-wave Brillouin scattering observed with pump-probe technique,” 21st OptoElectronics and Communication Conference and International Conference on Photonics in Switching (OECC/PS 2016), paper WC3-1, Niigata, Japan, July 3-7, 2016.
  62. H. Lee, N. Hayashi, Y. Mizuno, and K. Nakamura, “Refractive index sensing using V-shaped plastic optical fibers,” 8th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Infocomm Technology (ICAIT 2015), paper C4-4, Hangzhou, China, October 25-27, 2015.