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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 2 — Jan. 21, 2008
  • pp: 1062–1067

An embedded optical nanowire loop resonator refractometric sensor

Fei Xu, Valerio Pruneri, Vittoria Finazzi, and Gilberto Brambilla  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 2, pp. 1062-1067 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.001062


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Abstract

A novel refractometric sensor based on an embedded optical nanowire loop resonator is presented. The device sensitivity has been studied in two typical configurations and its dependence on the nanowire diameter and coating thickness determined.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics sensors
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: November 12, 2007
Revised Manuscript: January 6, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: January 7, 2008
Published: January 14, 2008

Virtual Issues
Vol. 3, Iss. 2 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Citation
Fei Xu, Valerio Pruneri, Vittoria Finazzi, and Gilberto Brambilla, "An embedded optical nanowire loop resonator refractometric sensor," Opt. Express 16, 1062-1067 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-16-2-1062


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