The deposition of tetrakis (4-sulonatophenyl) porphyrin (TPPS) thin film on optical fibers presents many possibilities for sensing applications. The J-form aggregation with a narrow and sharp spectral feature at about 490 nm and its sensitivity to humidity have been discussed; a fast change of wavelength occurs according with variation in the humidity level. The reproducibility and high sensitivity of TPPS-coated fibers, along with the capabilities of optical fibers, suggest the device as a good candidate for humidity sensing in harsh environments.
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Dehghani Sanij, M., Bahrampour, A. & Bahrampour, A.R. Resonant Light Scattering Toward Optical Fiber Humidity Sensors. Photonic Sens 9, 60–68 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13320-018-0519-4
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