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Evanescent-Wave Coupling Of Fluorescence Into Guided Modes: FDTD Analysis
Author(s): D. Christensen; J. Andrade; J. Wang; J. Ives; D. Yoshida
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Paper Abstract

An important consideration in the analysis of optical waveguide sensors (such as the fiberoptic fluorescent immunosensor) is the amount of total emitted fluorescence from the surface-bound proteins which is trapped and guided by the waveguiding structure of the sensor. In this paper we use a new Finite-Difference Time-Domain (FDTD) numerical technique to analyze the percentage of total fluorescence from surface dipoles which is coupled into the guided mode via the mode's evanescent tail.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 February 1990
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1172, Chemical, Biochemical, and Environmental Fiber Sensors, (13 February 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.963174
Show Author Affiliations
D. Christensen, University of Utah (United States)
J. Andrade, University of Utah (United States)
J. Wang, University of Utah (United States)
J. Ives, University of Utah (United States)
D. Yoshida, University of Utah (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1172:
Chemical, Biochemical, and Environmental Fiber Sensors
Robert A. Lieberman; Marek T. Wlodarczyk, Editor(s)

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