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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 48, Iss. 2 — Jan. 10, 2009
  • pp: 338–342

Characterization of a dissolved oxygen sensor made of plastic optical fiber coated with ruthenium-incorporated solgel

Fenghong Chu, Junjie Yang, Haiwen Cai, Ronghui Qu, and Zujie Fang  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 48, Issue 2, pp. 338-342 (2009)

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A dissolved oxygen sensor made of plastic optical fiber as the substrate and dichlorotris (1, 10-phenanthroline) ruthenium as a fluorescence indicator is studied. Oxygen quenching characteristics of both intensity and phase were measured; the obtained characteristics showed deviation from the linear relation described by the Stern–Volmer equation. A two-layer model is proposed to explain the deviation, and main parameters can be deduced with the model.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics sensors
(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(130.6010) Integrated optics : Sensors

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Original Manuscript: October 8, 2008
Revised Manuscript: November 18, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: November 21, 2008
Published: January 7, 2009

Fenghong Chu, Junjie Yang, Haiwen Cai, Ronghui Qu, and Zujie Fang, "Characterization of a dissolved oxygen sensor made of plastic optical fiber coated with ruthenium-incorporated solgel," Appl. Opt. 48, 338-342 (2009)

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