Gas sensing with a sub-micron tapered fibre embedded in hydrophobic aerogel

Limin Xiao, Michael D W Grogan, Richard England, William J Wadsworth, Timothy A Birks

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Abstract

Tapered fibres with waist diameters down to 0.7 m embedded in hydrophobic aerogel are demonstrated as evanescent-field gas sensors. The porous aerogel is permeable to gases but protects the sub-micron fibre from contamination and damage.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery
ISBN (Print)9781557528902
Publication statusPublished - 2010
EventLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010, May 16, 2010 - May 21, 2010 - San Jose, CA, USA United States
Duration: 1 Jan 2010 → …

Conference

ConferenceLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010, May 16, 2010 - May 21, 2010
CountryUSA United States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period1/01/10 → …

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Xiao, L., Grogan, M. D. W., England, R., Wadsworth, W. J., & Birks, T. A. (2010). Gas sensing with a sub-micron tapered fibre embedded in hydrophobic aerogel. In Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010 New York: Association for Computing Machinery.