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Design and Study of a Photonic Crystal Fiber Biosensor Based on Surface Plasmon Resonance

  • Charanjeet Kaur
  • Varshali Sharma
  • Ritu SharmaEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 546)

Abstract

In this paper, a photonic crystal fiber based biosensor using surface plasmon resonance (SPR) principle is analyzed for the sensing of refractive index in the visible to near-infrared region. A thin layer of gold (Au) is coated inside the central hole which serves the purpose of the plasmonic layer. The finite element method (FEM) is used for analyzing the sensing performance and other characteristics. The optical loss spectrum of this biosensor is observed by varying the structure parameters. This paper analyses the amplitude sensitivity and wavelength sensitivity of the designed PCF-SPR biosensor.

Keywords

Photonic crystal fiber (PCF) Surface plasmon resonance (SPR) Finite element method (FEM) 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electronics and CommunicationMalaviya National Institute of Technology JaipurJaipurIndia
  2. 2.Department of Electronics and CommunicationManipal University JaipurJaipurIndia

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