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  • Vol. 30, Iss. 11 — Jun. 1, 2005
  • pp: 1270–1272

Synthesis of MFI zeolite films on optical fibers for detection of chemical vapors

Hai Xiao, Jian Zhang, Junhang Dong, Ming Luo, Robert Lee, and Van Romero  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 30, Issue 11, pp. 1270-1272 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.30.001270


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Abstract

We report the development of a novel zeolite-incorporated optical fiber sensor and demonstrate its capability for in situ detection of chemical vapors. The sensor comprises a polycrystalline silicalite thin film grown upon the cleaved end face of a standard single-mode optical fiber. The sensor device operates by measuring the optical reflectivity of the zeolite crystals, which changes reversibly in response to the amount of chemical vapor adsorbed in its crystalline microporous structure. The sensor has been successfully demonstrated for measuring the concentration of isopropanol vapor in mixtures with nitrogen gas.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics sensors
(160.4670) Materials : Optical materials
(310.1620) Thin films : Interference coatings

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Hai Xiao, Jian Zhang, Junhang Dong, Ming Luo, Robert Lee, and Van Romero, "Synthesis of MFI zeolite films on optical fibers for detection of chemical vapors," Opt. Lett. 30, 1270-1272 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-30-11-1270

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