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Sensors 2012, 12(12), 16522-16556; doi:10.3390/s121216522
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Recent Progress in Optical Chemical Sensors

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1 Infocomm Research Alliance (ICRA), Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai 81310, Johor, Malaysia 2 Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai 81310, Johor, Malaysia
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Received: 22 September 2012 / Revised: 8 November 2012 / Accepted: 24 November 2012 / Published: 29 November 2012
(This article belongs to the Section Physical Sensors)
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Abstract

Optical chemical sensors have promoted escalating interest in the determination of various pollutants in the environment, which are creating toxicity and may cause serious health problems. This review paper focuses particularly on the recent progress and developments in this field; the working principles and basic classes of optical chemical sensors have been briefly described.
Keywords: optical chemical sensors; fiber optic chemical sensors; integrated optical sensors; chemo-optical sensor optical chemical sensors; fiber optic chemical sensors; integrated optical sensors; chemo-optical sensor
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Qazi, H.H.; Mohammad, A.B.; Akram, M. Recent Progress in Optical Chemical Sensors. Sensors 2012, 12, 16522-16556.

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