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Fibre optical chemical sensors: design, fabrication, and characterization of a multimode plastic optical fibre with an ion-selective cladding
Author(s): Liya Muslinkina; Christophe Lafond; Serge Caron; Claude Paré; Jean-Luc Soucy; André Fougères
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Paper Abstract

Multimode PMMA optical fibres with a cladding made from ion-selective membrane were designed, prepared, and investigated. Some were prepared by direct drawing of membrane-coated preforms and others were overcoated. Results obtained indicate loss of membrane sensitivity that is attributed to decrease of its ionic permeability. Absorbance of the fibre follows a modified Beer law as confirmed by rank analysis of series of spectra and explained by significant mode coupling within the fibre.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 September 2006
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 6343, Photonics North 2006, 634315 (8 September 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.707703
Show Author Affiliations
Liya Muslinkina, INO (Canada)
Christophe Lafond, INO (Canada)
Serge Caron, INO (Canada)
Claude Paré, INO (Canada)
Jean-Luc Soucy, INO (Canada)
André Fougères, INO (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6343:
Photonics North 2006
Pierre Mathieu, Editor(s)

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