UiO-66 MOF end-face-coated optical fiber in aqueous contaminant detection

Marziyeh Nazari, Mohammadali Forouzandeh, Chamath M Divarathne, Fotios Sidiroglou, Marta Rubio-Martinez, Kristina Konstas, Benjamin Ward Muir, Anita J Hill, Mikel Collin Duke, Matthew R. Hill, Stephen F Collins

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Abstract

Optical quality metal organic framework (MOF) thin films were integrated, for the first time, to the best of our knowledge, with structured optical fiber substrates to develop MOF-fiber sensors. The MOF-fiber structure, UiO-66 (Zr-based MOF is well known for its water stability), is a thin film that acts as an effective analyte collector. This provided a Fabry–Perot sensor in which concentrations of up to 15 mM Rhodamine-B were detected via wavelength shifts in the interference spectrum.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1696 - 1699
Number of pages4
JournalOptics Letters
Volume41
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016

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