Selective gas sensing for photonic crystal lasers

Cameron Smith, Mads Brøkner Christiansen, Thomas Buss, Anders Kristensen, Johan Ulrik Lind, Claus Højgård Nielsen, Niels Bent Larsen

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    We facilitate photonic crystal lasers to sense gases via an additional swelling polymer film. We describe the transduction transfer function and experimentally demonstrate an enhanced ethanol vapor sensitivity over 15 dB with low humidity crosstalk.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings of 2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics
    PublisherIEEE Computer Society Press
    Publication date2011
    ISBN (Print)9781557529107
    Publication statusPublished - 2011
    EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2011 - Baltimore, MD, United States
    Duration: 1 May 20116 May 2011


    ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2011
    CountryUnited States
    CityBaltimore, MD
    Internet address


    • Optics
    • Low humidity
    • Gas sensing
    • Optical devices
    • Ethanol vapor
    • Photonic crystals
    • Swelling polymers
    • Ethanol

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