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Sensors 2014, 14(3), 4791-4805; doi:10.3390/s140304791
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Plasmonic Sensors Based on Doubly-Deposited Tapered Optical Fibers

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Received: 17 January 2014 / Revised: 27 February 2014 / Accepted: 3 March 2014 / Published: 10 March 2014
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Plasmonics and Nanoplasmonics Biosensors)
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Abstract

A review of the surface plasmon resonance (SPR) transducers based on tapered fibers that have been developed in the last years is presented. The devices have proved their good performance (specifically, in terms of sensitivity) and their versatility and they are a very good option to be considered as basis for any kind of chemical and biological sensor. The technology has now reached its maturity and here we summarize some of the characteristics of the devices produced.
Keywords: surface plasmon resonance; tapered optical fibers; refractometry surface plasmon resonance; tapered optical fibers; refractometry
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González-Cano, A.; Navarrete, M.-C.; Esteban, Ó.; Díaz-Herrera, N. Plasmonic Sensors Based on Doubly-Deposited Tapered Optical Fibers. Sensors 2014, 14, 4791-4805.

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