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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 9 — May. 1, 2013
  • pp: 1428–1430

Pd-based integrated optical hydrogen sensor on a silicon-on-insulator platform

M. Z. Alam, Nicholas Carriere, Farshid Bahrami, Mo Mojahedi, and J. Stewart Aitchison  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 9, pp. 1428-1430 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.38.001428


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Abstract

We have experimentally demonstrated a compact, integrated optical hydrogen sensor on a silicon-on-insulator platform. The sensor consists of silicon waveguide coated with a thin palladium film. The sensitivity and response time of the sensor was tested for volumetric hydrogen concentrations ranging from 0% to 4%. The proposed hydrogen sensor shows great potential as a building block for an optical nose capable of simultaneous detection of multiple gases as well as environmental effects such as temperature and humidity.

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OCIS Codes
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(130.6010) Integrated optics : Sensors
(280.4788) Remote sensing and sensors : Optical sensing and sensors

ToC Category:
Remote Sensing and Sensors

History
Original Manuscript: February 20, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: March 12, 2013
Published: April 24, 2013

Citation
M. Z. Alam, Nicholas Carriere, Farshid Bahrami, Mo Mojahedi, and J. Stewart Aitchison, "Pd-based integrated optical hydrogen sensor on a silicon-on-insulator platform," Opt. Lett. 38, 1428-1430 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-38-9-1428


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