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Development Of A Fiber Optic Chemical Sensor For The Monitoring Of Trichloroethylene In Drinking Water
Author(s): Jeffrey L. Oxenford; Stanley M. Klainer; Teresa M. Salinas; Lewis Todechiney; James A. Kennedy; Dileep K. Dandge; Kisholoy Goswami
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Paper Abstract

A fiber optic chemical sensor (FOCS) has been developed for the monitoring of trichloroethylene in drinking water. The sensor is based upon refractive index changes, where the amount of light refracted varies as the analyte interacts with the coated surface. Response is specific for TCE, reversible, and can be used for monitoring TCE in the vapor or aqueous phase.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 February 1990
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1172, Chemical, Biochemical, and Environmental Fiber Sensors, (13 February 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.963179
Show Author Affiliations
Jeffrey L. Oxenford, AWWA Research Foundation (United States)
Stanley M. Klainer, ST&E, Inc. (United States)
Teresa M. Salinas, ST&E, Inc. (United States)
Lewis Todechiney, ST&E, Inc. (United States)
James A. Kennedy, ST&E, Inc. (United States)
Dileep K. Dandge, ST&E, Inc. (United States)
Kisholoy Goswami, ST&E, Inc. (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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