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Long-period grating with sol-gel coating for CO2 detection
Author(s): Beatrys M. Lacquet; Pieter L. Swart; Geoffrey Ameer
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Paper Abstract

We describe a sol-gel coated long-period grating sensor for detection of carbon dioxide. When carbon dioxide penetrates the porous glass matrix, it dissolves in the moisture forming carbonic acid, consequently interacting with the deprotonated dye.

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Date Published: 9 June 2004
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 5502, Second European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors, (9 June 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.566601
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Beatrys M. Lacquet, Univ. of the Witwatersrand (South Africa)
Pieter L. Swart, Rand Afrikaans Univ. (South Africa)
Geoffrey Ameer, Rand Afrikaans Univ. (South Africa)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5502:
Second European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors
Jose Miguel Lopez-Higuera; Brian Culshaw, Editor(s)

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