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Author Xiao, George

Title Photonic sensing : principles and applications for safety and security monitoring / George Xiao, Wojtek J. Bock
Published Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, 2012
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Series Wiley series in microwave and optical engineering
Contents Photonic Sensing -- Contents -- Preface -- Contributors -- 1 Surface Plasmons for Biodetection -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.2 Principles of SPR Biosensors -- 1.2.1 Surface Plasmons -- 1.2.2 Excitation of Surface Plasmons -- 1.2.3 Sensors Based on Surface Plasmons -- 1.2.4 SPR Affinity Biosensors -- 1.2.5 Performance Characteristics of SPR Biosensors -- 1.3 Optical Platforms for SPR Sensors -- 1.3.1 Prism-Based SPR Sensors -- 1.3.2 SPR Sensors Based on Grating Couplers -- 1.3.3 SPR Sensors Based on Optical Waveguides -- 1.3.4 Commercial SPR Sensors -- 1.4 Functionalization Methods for SPR Biosensors -- 1.4.1 Functional Layers -- 1.4.2 Attachment of Receptors to Functional Surfaces -- 1.4.3 Molecular Recognition Elements -- 1.5 Applications of SPR Biosensors -- 1.5.1 Detection Formats -- 1.5.2 Medical Diagnostics -- 1.5.3 Environmental Monitoring -- 1.5.4 Food Quality and Safety -- 1.6 Summary -- References -- 2 Microchip-Based Flow Cytometry in Photonic Sensing: Principles and Applications for Safety and Security Monitoring -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 Microchip-Based Flow Cytometry -- 2.3 Microchip-Based Flow Cytometry with Integrated Optics -- 2.4 Applications -- 2.5 Conclusion -- References -- 3 Optofluidic Techniques for the Manipulation of Micro Particles: Principles and Applications to Bioanalyses -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 Optofluidic Techniques for the Manipulation of Particles -- 3.2.1 Fiber-Based Optofluidic Techniques -- 3.2.2 Near-Field Optofluidic Techniques -- 3.2.3 Optical Chromatography Techniques: Axial-Type and Cross-Type -- 3.3 Enhancing Optical Manipulation with a Monolithically Integrated on-Chip Structure -- 3.4 Applications -- 3.5 Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- References -- 4 Optical Fiber Sensors and Their Applications for Explosive Detection -- 4.1 Introduction
4.2 A Brief Review of Existing Fiber-Optic-Based Explosive Detectors -- 4.3 High Performance Fiber-Optic Explosive Detector Based on the AFP Thin Film -- 4.3.1 Optimizing Fiber-Optic Explosive Detector Architecture -- 4.3.2 Experimental Demonstration of Fluorescent Quenching Detection and Discussion -- 4.3.3 Unique Advantage of the Optimized Detector-Dramatically Increased Fluorescence Collection through the End-Face-TIR Process -- 4.4 Generating High Quality Polymer Film-Pretreatment with Adhesion Promoter -- 4.5 Effect of Photodegradation on AFP Polymer -- 4.6 Optimizing Polymer Concentration for Optimized AFP-Film Thickness -- 4.7 Explosive Vapor Preconcentration and Delivery -- 4.7.1 Adsorption/Desorption Zone 40 -- 4.7.2 Equilibrium Zone 46 -- 4.7.3 Chromatography Zone 52 -- 4.7.4 Preconditioning Zone 60 -- 4.7.5 Sensing Zone 42 -- 4.8 Future Directions and Conclusions -- References -- 5 Photonic Liquid Crystal Fiber Sensors for Safety and Security Monitoring -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 Materials and Experimental Setups -- 5.3 Principle of Operation -- 5.3.1 Mechanism of Propagation in a PLCF -- 5.3.2 LC Arrangement in PCF -- 5.4 Tuning Possibility -- 5.4.1 Thermal Tuning -- 5.4.2 Electrical Tuning -- 5.4.3 Pressure Tuning -- 5.4.4 Optical Tuning -- 5.4.5 Birefringence Tuning -- 5.5 Photonic Devices -- 5.5.1 Electrically Tuned Phase Shifter -- 5.5.2 Thermally/electrically Tuned Optical Filters -- 5.5.3 Electrically Controlled PLCF-based Polarizer -- 5.5.4 Thermally Tunable Attenuator -- 5.6 Photonic Liquid Crystal Fiber Sensors for Sensing and Security -- 5.7 Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- References -- 6 Miniaturized Fiber Bragg Grating Sensor Systems for Potential Air Vehicle Structural Health Monitoring Applications -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 Spectrum Fixed AWG-Based FBG Sensor System -- 6.2.1 Operation Principle -- 6.2.2 Applications
6.3 Spectrum Tuning AWG-/EDG-Based FBG Sensor Systems -- 6.3.1 Principle of Spectrum Tuning AWG -- 6.3.2 Applications of Spectrum Tuning PLC -- 6.4 Dual Function EDG-Based Interrogation Unit -- 6.5 Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- References -- 7 Optical Coherence Tomography for Document Security and Biometrics -- 7.1 Introduction -- 7.2 Principle of OCT -- 7.2.1 Coherence Gate -- 7.2.2 Time Domain and Fourier Domain OCT -- 7.2.3 Full-Field OCT (FF-OCT) -- 7.3 OCT Systems: Hardware and Software -- 7.3.1 OCT Systems and Components -- 7.3.2 Algorithms Used in OCT Signal/Image Processing -- 7.4 Sensing Through Volume: Applications -- 7.4.1 Security Data Storage and Retrieval -- 7.4.2 Internal Biometrics for Fingerprint Recognition -- 7.5 Summary and Conclusion -- References -- 8 Photonics-Assisted Instantaneous Frequency Measurement -- 8.1 Introduction -- 8.2 Frequency Measurement Using an Optical Channelizer -- 8.2.1 Optical Phased Array WDM -- 8.2.2 Free-Space Diffraction Grating -- 8.2.3 Phase-Shifted Chirped Fiber Bragg Grating Arrays -- 8.2.4 Integrated Optical Bragg Grating Fabry-Perot Etalon -- 8.3 Frequency Measurement Based on Power Monitoring -- 8.3.1 Chromatic-Dispersion-Induced Microwave Power Penalty -- 8.3.2 Break the Lower Frequency Bound -- 8.3.3 IFM Based on Photonic Microwave Filters with Complementary Frequency Responses -- 8.3.4 First-Order Photonic Microwave Differentiator -- 8.3.5 Optical Power Fading Using Optical Filters -- 8.4 Other Methods for Frequency Measurement -- 8.4.1 Fabry-Perot Scanning Receiver -- 8.4.2 Photonic Hilbert Transform -- 8.4.3 Monolithically Integrated EDG -- 8.4.4 Incoherent Frequency-to-Time Mapping -- 8.5 Challenges and Future Prospects -- 8.6 Conclusion -- References -- Index
Summary "The impact of certain worldwide threats such as terrorism and climate change can be significantly mitigated by the presence of effective early-detection and early-warning systems. Photonics (the use of light) has the potential to provide highly effective solutions tailored to meet a broad range of specific sensing requirements. This book provides a comprehensive review by leading experts of a wide array of photonic sensors with applications to health, environment, and security. It serves as an invaluable source for engineers, researchers, and technical staff working in the field of photonic sensing, as well as safety and security monitoring"-- Provided by publisher
"The text comprises a series of commissioned chapters from leading experts in the field of photonic sensing, with the target applications to safety and security"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Optical fiber detectors.
Optical fiber detectors -- Safety measures
Optical fiber detectors -- Security measures
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Remote Sensing & Geographic Information Systems.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Sensors.
Optical fiber detectors.
Form Electronic book
Author Bock, Wojtek J.
LC no. 2011044215
ISBN 9781118310120
1118310128
9781118310212
1118310217
9781118310205
1118310209