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Modelling of the evanescent wave for distributed optical fibre chemical sensors

Aidan A. Bunting

Modelling of the evanescent wave for distributed optical fibre chemical sensors

by Aidan A. Bunting

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Published by UMIST in Manchester .
Written in English


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StatementAidan A. Bunting ; supervised by F. Kvasnik.
ContributionsKvasnik, F., DIAS.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17420760M

The main feature of fiber tapers is the fact that they can strongly enhance the power fraction in the cladding in the form of evanescent wave increasing the sensitivity to environmental changes. Cladded and uncladded tapered optical glass fibers have been studied to obtain high sensitivity devices such as chemical sensors [1,2]. In particular. Techniques for distributed optical fiber chemical sensor development were investigated and a model system for pH measurement was developed and, as a result, discrete, distributed signals were obtained. Fluorescein sodium was chosen as a pH indicator for this work because of its well known properties and high fluorescent intensity. A low temperature sol-gel glass manufacturing process was.

  A fiber-optic cure sensor based on evanescent wave fluorescence spectroscopy has been designed to probe the interphase region of glass-reinforced composites. The size of the interphase can vary significantly, d epending on the exact nature of the fiber surface treatment and its interaction with the surrounding resin matrix. Fluorescence lifetime effects in distributed optical fiber chemical sensing W. E. K. Gibbs, E. Sinchenko, Paul Stoddart Technical Digest of IMCS, 13th International Meeting on Chemical Sensors, Perth, July Fluorescence-based distributed chemical sensing .

Fiber optic sensor work began in the mids with a variety of multimode fiber optic sensors and early iterations of Sagnac and Mach-Zehnder interferometers. Concerted efforts developed fiber optic gyros and acoustics sensors in the form of hydrophones; fiber gyros are currently used for aircraft and spacecraft navigation, including the.   Some of these techniques use the evanescent field interaction for the sensing purpose. One of the accessing method of evanescent wave from the optical fiber is to reduce the cladding thickness. This book describes different aspects of chemical etching and fiber optic sensing.


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Modelling of the evanescent wave for distributed optical fibre chemical sensors by Aidan A. Bunting Download PDF EPUB FB2

The sensor is based on the phenomenon of evanescent wave absorption where a small portion of the optical power in the guided modes, extended to the cladding region, interacts with the coated sensing thin film of PVA and CoCl 2.A dry CoCl 2 has a strong absorption around nm.

Thus, at low humidity, CoCl 2 is dry and a strong absorption of light passing through the sensing fiber Cited by: Optical Fiber Chemical Sensor Evanescent Wave Optical Fiber Sensor Evanescent Field These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors.

This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm by: 2. Fiber optic sensors based on evanescent wave interaction with the medium are known to render very high sensitivity [3, 4].

Evanescent wave based fiber optic sensor relies on the principle of. A general theory for fiber-optic, evanescent-wave spectroscopy and sensors is presented for straight, uncladded, step-index, multimode fibers. A three-dimensional model is formulated within the framework of geometric optics.

The model includes various launching conditions, input and output end-face Fresnel transmission losses, multiple Fresnel reflections, bulk absorption, and evanescent-wave. An optical fiber is a flexible, transparent fiber made by drawing glass or plastic to a diameter slightly thicker than that of a human hair.

Optical fibers are used most often as a means to transmit light between the two ends of the fiber and find wide usage in fiber-optic communications, where they permit transmission over longer distances and at higher bandwidths (data transfer rates) than.

A large penetration depth of an evanescent wave is the key to success for developing a fiber-optic evanescent-wave sensors. In general, the penetration depth of an optical fiber, stripped off its cladding, is relation to the wavelength of incident light, the refractive index of the surrounding medium and the incident angle on the basis of ray-tracing model.

Techniques for distributed optical fiber chemical sensor development were investigated and a model system for pH measurement was developed and, as a result, discrete distribution signals were obtained.

pH indicator fluorescein sodium was chosen for this work because of its well known properties and high fluorescent intensity. 10 December Distributed measurement of chemicals using fiber optic evanescent wave sensing.

Jochen Buerck the time delay between a short light pulse entering the fiber and the discrete signals of backscattered light caused by chemical effects in the fiber cladding. Optical fiber sensors for the distributed measurement of.

Distributed Fiber Optic Chemical Sensors Fiber-Optics-Enabled Spectroscopy Applications. 16 Biophotonic Sensors Introduction Intrinsic Biophotonic Sensors Intrinsic biophotonic sensors: evanescent wave interaction Intrinsic biophotonic sensors: using photonic crystal fibers.

Fiber optic evanescent sensors Optical fibers consist of a cylindrical core and a surrounding cladding, both made of silica, as illustrated in Fig. 1 a. The core is generally doped with Germanium to make its refractive index slightly higher than the cladding refractive index, which results in light propagation by total internal reflection (TIR).

Another type ofevanescent wave fibre sensor was based on excitation and detection of fluorescence using evanescent waves.i" However, most commonly used fibre optic evanescent wave sensors are based on evanescent wave absorption phenom]9,48 Evanescent waves in the cladding region were exploited for developing evanescent.

Fiber Optic Sensors: Fundamentals and Applications September, David Krohn, Ph.D. Light Wave Venture LLC [email protected] The analyte diffuses into the hydrophobic cladding and evanescent wave absorption spectra are measured in the near-infrared ( nm) without the presence of the water absorption bands.

In order for fiber-optic chemical sensors to operate effectively in remote environments, the influence of temperature on the sensor response must be known. A new distributed fibre optic chemical sensor based on evanescent wave polarimetric interferometry is proposed with the underlying objective to apply the technology to gas chromatography.

It allows real-time monitoring of the displacement of a chemical substance along a capillary. A simple, low-cost technique for fabricating reagent-mediated fibre-optic chemical sensors (optrodes) is described and the performance of a range of such sensors is reported.

The technique is based on coating an unclad portion of an optical fibre with a microporous. In this review paper some recent advances on optical fiber sensors are reported. In particular, fiber Bragg grating (FBG), long period gratings (LPGs), evanescent field and hollow core optical fiber sensors are mentioned.

Examples of recent optical fiber sensors for the measurement of strain, temperature, displacement, air flow, pressure, liquid-level, magnetic field, and the determination of. A property of fibre-optic chemical sensors is their ability to be multiplexed onto a single fibre, enabling measurements covering large scales as required by applications such as those in the oil and gas industry and for environmental monitoring [18,19,20].

Such multiplexed sensors are often also referred to as called quasi-distributed sensors. The book is an introduction to the rapidly emerging field of fiber optic sensors that is having significant impact upon areas such as guidance and control, structural monitoring, process control, biotechnology, geographical information systems and medicine.4/5(1).

IEEE SENSORS JOURNAL, VOL. 3, NO. 6, DECEMBER Evanescent Wave Optical-Fiber Sensing (Temperature, Relative Humidity, and pH Sensors) Ainhoa Gaston, Ibon Lozano, Fátima Perez, Fernando Auza, and Joaquín Sevilla Abstract— Sensitive and versatile evanescent wave-sensing systems featuring polished optical fiber-based sensor designs.

FIBER OPTIC EVANESCENT WAVE BIOSENSOR Classification of Fiber‐Optic Sensors 5 Biosensors 5 Introduction 5 Principles of Optical Biosensors 7 Optical Transduction 8 The detection of chemical and biological agents is a key problem in environment.

Optical fibre sensors 3 Oxygen sensing 6 The sol-gel process 11 Thesis overview and objectives 12 Chapter 2 Evanescent Wave Sensing 17 Introduction 17 Review of sensors based on evanescent wave excited fluorescence 18 The evanescent field 18 Evanescent wave .Distributed optical fiber chemical sensor Distributed optical fiber chemical sensor Yang, Yatao Techniques for distributed optical fiber chemical sensor development were investigated and a model system for pH measurement was developed and, as a result, discrete distribution signals were obtained.

pH indicator fluorescein sodium was chosen for this work because .This study presents a highly sensitive U-bend evanescent wave plastic optical fibre sensor for ethanol concentration measurement in water corresponding to the production rate limit of bio-ethanol.