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Nitrogen dioxide detector based on femtosecond TFBG coated with LuPc2 in P(S-bMMA) polymer matrix
Author(s): A. Bueno; D. Lahem; M. Debliquy; C. Caucheteur; P. Mégret
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Paper Abstract

In this work, we present the results of the tests for NO2 detection using tilted fiber Bragg gratings (TFBGs) inscribed with a pulsed femtosecond laser and coated with the polymer P(S-b-MMA) and the NO2 sensitive molecule LuPc2. Two coating methods were carried out: using a porous and a non-porous polymer matrix. The results show that a previous treatment to create pores in the polymer matrix achieves a faster response but also a lower sensitivity compared to the non-porous matrix.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 June 2014
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 9157, 23rd International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, 91575B (2 June 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2059686
Show Author Affiliations
A. Bueno, Univ. de Mons (Belgium)
D. Lahem, MateriaNova (Belgium)
M. Debliquy, Univ. de Mons (Belgium)
C. Caucheteur, Univ. de Mons (Belgium)
P. Mégret, Univ. de Mons (Belgium)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9157:
23rd International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors
José M. López-Higuera; Julian D. C. Jones; Manuel López-Amo; José Luis Santos, Editor(s)

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