Plasmonic Sensors Based on Doubly-Deposited Tapered Optical Fibers

González-Cano, Agustín; Navarrete, María-Cruz; Esteban, Óscar; Díaz-Herrera, Natalia
March 2014
Sensors (14248220);Mar2014, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p4791
Academic Journal
A review of the surface plasmon resonance (SPR) transducers based on tapered fibers that have been developed in the last years is presented. The devices have proved their good performance (specifically, in terms of sensitivity) and their versatility and they are a very good option to be considered as basis for any kind of chemical and biological sensor. The technology has now reached its maturity and here we summarize some of the characteristics of the devices produced.


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