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Raman detection of hydrogen peroxide in suspended core optical fibers
Author(s): G. Tsiminis; N. A. Spooner; T. M. Monro
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Paper Abstract

The first demonstration of a detection scheme for hydrogen peroxide based on Raman spectroscopy in suspended core optical fibers is presented. This detector combines the advantages of Raman spectroscopy, such as the unique identification of a molecular fingerprint, with a microstructured fiber architecture, which enables low volumes processing and detection. Hydrogen peroxide is chosen as a target molecule since it is a key component in home-made explosives. These results highlight the feasibility of the proposed scheme as a low false-positive detection platform.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 November 2012
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 8421, OFS2012 22nd International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, 842181 (7 November 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.975125
Show Author Affiliations
G. Tsiminis, The Univ. of Adelaide (Australia)
N. A. Spooner, The Univ. of Adelaide (Australia)
Defence Science and Technology Organisation (Australia)
T. M. Monro, The Univ. of Adelaide (Australia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8421:
OFS2012 22nd International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors
Yanbiao Liao; Wei Jin; David D. Sampson; Ryozo Yamauchi; Youngjoo Chung; Kentaro Nakamura; Yunjiang Rao, Editor(s)

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