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Gold cylinder fiber biosensor
Author(s): Bansal Madhukar; Ronak Gandhi; Dawit Negussey; Ronald Drake; James Flattery; James Mandel; Philipp Kornreich
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Paper Abstract

We have fabricated and tested Gold Cylinder Fiber (GCF) bio sensors. The sensor fiber has a thin, approximately 3 nm to 5 nm thick, Gold alloy film layer at the glass core glass cladding boundary. One end of the fiber is etched to let the gold alloy cylinder protrude about 10 m. A Single Mode Fiber (SMF) is connected to the other end of the GCF. Light propagates through the SMF to a short section of GCF. The etched end of the GCF is dipped into the fluid to be analyzed. The reflected light from the sample returns back through the SMF to a spectrum analyzer.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 September 2010
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 7750, Photonics North 2010, 77500E (15 September 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.872920
Show Author Affiliations
Bansal Madhukar, Syracuse Univ. (United States)
Ronak Gandhi, Syracuse Univ. (United States)
Dawit Negussey, Syracuse Univ. (United States)
Ronald Drake, Acrolite, Inc. (United States)
James Flattery, Syracuse Univ. (United States)
James Mandel, Syracuse Univ. (United States)
Philipp Kornreich, Syracuse Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7750:
Photonics North 2010
Henry P. Schriemer; Rafael N. Kleiman, Editor(s)

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