A terahertz plastic wire based evanescent field sensor for high sensitivity liquid detection

Borwen You, Ja-Yu Lu, Ci Ling Pan, Tze An Liu, Jin Long Peng

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Abstract

A highly sensitive detection method based on the evanescent wave of a terahertz subwavelength plastic wire was demonstrated for liquid sensing. A 20ppm melamine alcohol solution is successfully identified with refractive-index sensitivity of 0.01.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2010
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Dec 1
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2010 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: 2010 May 162010 May 21

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2010
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period10-05-1610-05-21

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    You, B., Lu, J-Y., Pan, C. L., Liu, T. A., & Peng, J. L. (2010). A terahertz plastic wire based evanescent field sensor for high sensitivity liquid detection. In Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2010 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).