Fibre Optic Sensors Using Adiabatically Tapered Single Mode Fibres
CAMBRIDGE UNIV (UNITED KINGDOM)
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The ultimate goal of the research presented in this dissertation was to determine if an adiabatically tapered single mode fibre could be used as an effective basis for a chemical or biological sensor. This required a phased investigation examining 1 The evanescent absorption behaviour of the tapered fibre 2 The fluorescent capture efficiency of the tapered fibre 3 The effect of immobilising an indicator to the surface of the tapered fibre 4 A suitable configuration for the tapered fibre to allow simple application of selective elements as well as interaction with the sample solution 5 The new configuration in conjunction with a simple immobilisation method and model analytes and 6 The new configuration in conjunction in a realistic chemical or biological assay.
- Optical Detection and Detectors
- Miscellaneous Detection and Detectors
- Fiber Optics and Integrated Optics