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Infrared fiber optic sensors: new applications in biology and medicine
Author(s): Manal Swairjo; Kenneth J. Rothschild; Bruce Nappi; Alan Lane; Harris Gold
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Paper Abstract

Recent advances in mid-infrared (IR) transmitting fiber optic technology have opened up new opportunities in biomedical technology and biological research. A high sensitivity IR fiber optic sensor has been developed which can be used to monitor physiologically relevant concentrations of biological molecules. The use of fiber optics will allow sampling at locations that are remote from the spectrometer with a hand-held probe. The fiber can also be used as a low cost, disposable sensor.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 April 1991
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1437, Applied Spectroscopy in Material Science, (1 April 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.45131
Show Author Affiliations
Manal Swairjo, Boston Univ. (United States)
Kenneth J. Rothschild, Boston Univ. (United States)
Bruce Nappi, Foster-Miller, Inc. (United States)
Alan Lane, Foster-Miller, Inc. (United States)
Harris Gold, Foster-Miller, Inc. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1437:
Applied Spectroscopy in Material Science
David D. Saperstein, Editor(s)

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