Chemical detection in water by single-walled carbon nanotubes-based optical fiber sensors

Marco Consales, Alessio Crescitelli, Stefania Campopiano, Antonello Cutolo, Michele Penza, Patrizia Aversa, Michele Giordano, Andrea Cusano

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Abstract

In this letter, the possibility to use Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes (SWCNTs) as sensitive nanostructured material for the development of an optoelectronic sensor that can perform chemical detection in water has been investigated and demonstrated for the first time. The fabricated sensor has been employed in a reflectometric system involving single wavelength reflectance measurements. The good stability of the steady-state signal, the high sensitivity, as well as the good response dynamics obtained in the case of toluene detection confirm the potentiality of SWCNTs to be employed in a water environment. © 2007 IEEE.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1004 - 1005
Number of pages2
JournalIEEE Sensors Journal
Volume7
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2007
Externally publishedYes

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Consales, M., Crescitelli, A., Campopiano, S., Cutolo, A., Penza, M., Aversa, P., ... Cusano, A. (2007). Chemical detection in water by single-walled carbon nanotubes-based optical fiber sensors. IEEE Sensors Journal, 7(7), 1004 - 1005. https://doi.org/10.1109/JSEN.2006.887928