Mobile Waveguides: Freestanding Waveguides Steered by Light

Darwin Palima, Andrew Rafael Bañas, Gaszton Vizsnyiczai, Lóránd Kelemen, Pál Ormos, Jesper Glückstad

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Abstract

Microstructured optical fibers (MOFs) and photonic crystal fibers (PCFs) offeradvanced photonic and microfluidic functionalities in a single, integrated platform.This unique combination constitutes the main axis for the emerging ``lab-in-fiber''protocol. The microcapillaries of MOFs and PCFs can be used as a lab bench forattaching molecules, infiltrating nanomaterials or performing photochemicalprocesses, being useful in sensors and actuators development.
Original languageEnglish
JournalOptics & Photonics News
Volume23
Issue number12
Pages (from-to)27-27
Number of pages1
ISSN1047-6938
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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