Polymer Optical Fiber Compound Parabolic Concentrator fiber tip based glucose sensor: In-Vitro Testing

Hafeez Ul Hassan, Jakob Janting, Soren Aasmul, Ole Bang

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Abstract

We present in-vitro sensing of glucose using a newly developed efficient optical fiber glucose sensor based on a Compound Parabolic Concentrator (CPC) tipped polymer optical fiber (POF). A batch of 9 CPC tipped POF sensors with a 35 mm fiber length is shown to have an enhanced fluorescence pickup efficiency with an average increment factor of 1.7 as compared to standard POF sensors with a plane cut fiber tip. Invitro measurements for two glucose concentrations (40 and 400 mg/dL) confirm that the CPC tipped sensors efficiently can detect both glucose concentrations. it sets the footnote at the bottom of this column.
Original languageEnglish
Article number7562488
JournalIEEE Sensors Journal
Volume16
Issue number23
Pages (from-to)8483 - 8488
Number of pages6
ISSN1530-437X
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016

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Keywords

  • Instrumentation
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Compound Parabolic Concentrator
  • Fiber optics sensors
  • Fluorescence
  • Polymers
  • Concentration (process)
  • Glucose
  • Glucose sensors
  • Optical fibers
  • Plastic optical fibers
  • Compound parabolic concentrator
  • Enhanced fluorescence
  • Fiber length
  • Fiber tip
  • Glucose concentration
  • In-vitro
  • In-vitro testing
  • Fibers

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