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Merging porphyrins and structured optical fibres: future technology for chemical sensors
Author(s): Cicero Martelli; John Canning; Maxwell J. Crossley; Danial Stocks; Maxine Sintic
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Paper Abstract

Spectroscopic characterisation of water soluble porphyrins using a structured optical fibre are presented and discussed. Porphyrin thin-films were also fabricated inside the holes of structured fibres. The thin-films self-assemble inside the fibres leading to energy coupling between the molecules. These are the first steps towards future chemically tailored optical fibre sensors for molecular detection.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 May 2008
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 7004, 19th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, 700406 (16 May 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.785933
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Cicero Martelli, The Univ. of Sydney (Australia)
John Canning, The Univ. of Sydney (Australia)
Maxwell J. Crossley, The Univ. of Sydney (Australia)
Danial Stocks, The Univ. of Sydney (Australia)
Maxine Sintic, The Univ. of Sydney (Australia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7004:
19th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors

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