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LIU Qiang, ZHAO Jin, SUN Yu-dan, LIU Wei, WANG Jian-xin, LIU Chao, LV Jing-wei, WANG Shi-miao, JIANG Yu, CHU PaulK. A novel methane and hydrogen sensor with surface plasmon resonance-based photonic quasi-crystal fiber[J]. Chinese Optics. doi: 10.37188/CO.EN.2022-0006
Citation: LIU Qiang, ZHAO Jin, SUN Yu-dan, LIU Wei, WANG Jian-xin, LIU Chao, LV Jing-wei, WANG Shi-miao, JIANG Yu, CHU PaulK. A novel methane and hydrogen sensor with surface plasmon resonance-based photonic quasi-crystal fiber[J]. Chinese Optics. doi: 10.37188/CO.EN.2022-0006

A novel methane and hydrogen sensor with surface plasmon resonance-based photonic quasi-crystal fiber

doi: 10.37188/CO.EN.2022-0006
Funds:  Supported by the Hainan Province Science and Technology Special Fund [ZDYF2022GXJS003]; Youth Science Foundation of Northeast Petroleum University [No.2019QNL-17]; Postdoctoral Scientific Research Development Fund of Heilongjiang Province [No.LBH-Q20081];Local Universities Reformation and Development Personnel Training Supporting Project from Central Authorities[No.140119001], City University of Hong Kong Strategic Research Grant (SRG)[No.7005505].
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    刘 强(1980—),男,黑龙江省泰来人,博士,教授,2012年毕业于哈尔滨工程大学获得博士学位,主要从事光纤传感技术研究。 E-mail:nepulq@126.com

    刘 超(1978—),男,黑龙江省木兰人,博士,教授,博士生导师,2008年毕业于哈尔滨工业大学,主要从事微结构光学器件研究。 E-mail:msm-liu@126.com

  • Corresponding author: msm-liu@126.com
  • Received Date: 12 Apr 2022
  • Accepted Date: 27 May 2022
  • Available Online: 04 Aug 2022
  • A novel photonic quasi-crystal fiber (PQF) sensor based on surface plasmon resonance (SPR) is designed for simultaneous detection of methane and hydrogen. In the sensor, Pd-WO3 and cryptophane E doped polysiloxane films deposited on silver films are the hydrogen and methane sensing materials, respectively. The PQF-SPR sensor is analyzed numerically by the full-vector finite element method and excellent sensing performance is demonstrated. The maximum and average hydrogen sensitivities are 0.8 nm/% and 0.65 nm/% in the concentration range of 0% to 3.5% and the maximum and average methane sensitivities are 10 nm/% and 8.81 nm/% in the range between 0% and 3.5%. The sensor provides the capability of detecting multiple gases and has large potential in device miniaturization and remote monitoring.


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