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dc.contributor.authorAfshar Vahid, S.en
dc.contributor.authorWarren-Smith, S.en
dc.contributor.authorMonro, T.en
dc.date.issued2007en
dc.identifier.citationOptics Express, 2007; 15(26):17891-17901en
dc.identifier.issn1094-4087en
dc.identifier.issn1094-4087en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2440/44659-
dc.description.abstractWe develop a generic model of excitation and fluorescence recapturing within filled microstructured optical fibres (MOFs) with arbitrary structure and demonstrate that the light-matter overlap alone does not determine the optimal fibre choice. Fibre designs with sub-wavelength features and high-index glasses exhibit localised regions of high intensity, and we show that these regions can lead to approximately two orders of magnitude enhancement of fluorescence recapturing. Here we show how this regime can be exploited for sensing and demonstrate experimentally in-fibre excitation and fluorescence recapturing within a filled, solid-core MOF.en
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityShahraam Afshar V., Stephen C. Warren-Smith and Tanya M. Monroen
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherOptical Soc Ameren
dc.rights© 2007 Optical Society of Americaen
dc.source.urihttp://www.opticsexpress.org/abstract.cfm?uri=oe-15-26-17891en
dc.subjectSpectrometry, Fluorescence; Sensitivity and Specificity; Reproducibility of Results; Equipment Design; Equipment Failure Analysis; Biosensing Techniques; Transducers; Computer-Aided Design; Fiber Optic Technologyen
dc.titleEnhancement of fluorescence-based sensing using microstructured optical fibresen
dc.typeJournal articleen
dc.identifier.rmid0020074416en
dc.identifier.doi10.1364/OE.15.017891en
dc.identifier.pubid46368-
pubs.library.collectionPhysics publicationsen
pubs.verification-statusVerifieden
pubs.publication-statusPublisheden
dc.identifier.orcidWarren-Smith, S. [0000-0002-2612-6344]en
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