A Fiber Optic Fabry–Perot Cavity Sensor for the Probing of Oily Samples
AbstractA micro-optical Fabry–Perot cavity fabricated by non-linear laser lithography on the endface of a standard telecom fiber is tested here as a microsensor for identifying oily liquids. The device operates within the 1550 nm spectral region, while the spectra recorded in reflection mode correlate to the refractive index of the oily liquids used, as well as, to the diffusion dynamics in the time domain of the oily samples inside the porous photo-polymerized sensing head. The operation of the microresonator sensing probe is explained by using a three-layer Fabry–Perot model and basic diffusion physics to estimate diffusivities for three series of refractive index matching oils with different chemical compositions that had been used in those experiments. The distinct spectro-temporal response of this sensing probe to the different oil samples is demonstrated and discussed. View Full-Text
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Melissinaki, V.; Farsari, M.; Pissadakis, S. A Fiber Optic Fabry–Perot Cavity Sensor for the Probing of Oily Samples. Fibers 2017, 5, 1.
Melissinaki V, Farsari M, Pissadakis S. A Fiber Optic Fabry–Perot Cavity Sensor for the Probing of Oily Samples. Fibers. 2017; 5(1):1.Chicago/Turabian Style
Melissinaki, Vasileia; Farsari, Maria; Pissadakis, Stavros. 2017. "A Fiber Optic Fabry–Perot Cavity Sensor for the Probing of Oily Samples." Fibers 5, no. 1: 1.