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Special Issue "Optical Fiber Sensors 2017"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (15 January 2018).
Tel. +61 (0) 8 830 23546
Interests: optics spectroscopy; label free optical biosensors; plasmonics; whispering gallery modes; surface functionalization; immunoassays; point of care diagnostics
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Special Issue in Sensors: Optical Fiber Sensors: Development and Applications
Tel. +61 (0) 8 831 30871
Interests: optical microcavities; whispering gallery modes; distributed fiber sensing; nonlinear optics; optical waveguide theory; mode multiplexing; integrated optics
Optical fiber sensors have been used for a considerable period of time, yet they are still an exciting and dynamic research field with a wide range of new and emerging applications. The aim of this Special Issue is to reflect on the latest improvements in optical fiber sensor technologies, encompassing the diverse range of architectures, sensing mechanisms and applications.
We invite manuscripts for this forthcoming Special Issue entitled “Optical Fiber Sensors 2017”, in all aspects pertinent to fiber sensors. Both reviews and original research articles are welcome. Reviews should provide an up-to-date and critical overview of state-of-the-art technologies in the following research fields applied to fiber sensors:
- Physical, mechanical, and electromagnetic sensors
- Chemical, environmental, biological and medical sensors and bio photonics
- Interferometric and polarimetric sensors including gyroscopes
- Micro- and nano-structured fiber sensors including photonic crystal fibers and gratings sensors
- Multiplexing and sensor networking
- Distributed sensing
- Smart structures and sensors including Bragg gratings, Fabry Perot cavities, plasmonic and Mach Zehnder interferometer.
- New concepts for photonic sensing
If you have any suggestions that you would like to discuss beforehand, please feel free to contact us. We look
forward to and welcome your participation in this special issue.
Prof. David Lancaster
Dr. Nicolas Riesen
Manuscript Submission Information
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