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Surface plasmon resonance fiber sensor for in situ monitoring of the deposition of nm-scale polymer films
Author(s): Y. Shevchenko; N. U. Ahamad; G. Galway; A. Ianoul; J. Albert
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Paper Abstract

This paper presents a Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR) fiber sensor capable of monitoring the deposition of thin nm-scale polymer films. The sensor was used for in situ monitoring of the adsorption of 30 mono-layers of oppositely charged polyelectrolytes with an overall thickness of each individual monolayer less than 0.55 nm. The in situ monitoring of the formation of multi-layer structures was implemented through the excitation of SPR on the surface of a gold-coated fiber with a Tilted Fiber Bragg Grating (TFBG) written in the core of the optical fiber.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 October 2009
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 7503, 20th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, 750311 (5 October 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.835144
Show Author Affiliations
Y. Shevchenko, Carleton Univ. (Canada)
N. U. Ahamad, Carleton Univ. (Canada)
G. Galway, Carleton Univ. (Canada)
A. Ianoul, Carleton Univ. (Canada)
J. Albert, Carleton Univ. (Canada)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7503:
20th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors
Julian D. C. Jones, Editor(s)

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