Fiber Ring Laser Interrogated Zeolite-Coated Singlemode-Multimode-Singlemode Structure for Trace Chemical Detection
Zeolite thin films were synthesized on the claddingless multimode portion of a singlemode-multimode-singlemode (SMS) fiber structure to construct a chemical vapor sensor. The zeolite-coated SMS structure was inserted into a fiber ring amplifier to produce a laser line. Combining the strong molecular adsorption capability of the nanoporous zeolite and the high signal-to-noise ratio of the fiber laser, the device was demonstrated for chemical vapor sensing with a low detection limit.
X. Lan et al., "Fiber Ring Laser Interrogated Zeolite-Coated Singlemode-Multimode-Singlemode Structure for Trace Chemical Detection," Optics Letters, vol. 37, no. 11, pp. 1998-2000, Optical Society of America, Jun 2012.
The definitive version is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.37.001998
Electrical and Computer Engineering
United States. Army Research Office
Keywords and Phrases
Chemical vapor; Chemical vapor sensors; Fiber rings; Fiber structures; Fiber-ring lasers; High signal-to-noise ratio; Laser lines; Low detection limit; Molecular adsorption; Multimodes; Nanoporous zeolite; Single mode; Zeolite thin film; Adsorption; Fading (radio); Fiber lasers; Ring lasers; Vapors; Glass fiber; Zeolite; Article; Laser; Volatilization; Optical Fibers
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