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|Title:||Comparison of surface functionalization techniques on silica and soft glasses for optical fibre sensing applications|
|Citation:||Proceedings of the Australasian Conference on Optics, Lasers and Spectroscopy and Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology in association with the International Workshop on Dissipative Solitons, 2009|
|Publisher:||Australian Optical Society|
|Conference Name:||Australasian Conference on Optics, Lasers and Spectroscopy (2009 : Adelaide, Australia)|
|Tze Cheung Foo, Alexandre François, Heike Ebendorff-Heidepriem, Christopher J. Sumby and Tanya M. Monro|
|Abstract:||We report the comparison of three different surface functionalization processes using two different organosilanes, 3-mercaptopropyltrimethoxysilane (MTS) and 3-aminopropyltriethoxysilane (APTES) and polyelectrolytes (PE) on the internal surface of tellurite, bismuth, lead silicate F2 and silica glass capillaries. We find that polyelectrolyte and organosilane coatings can be attached on the internal surfaces of the capillary of all four glass materials. Furthermore, PE provides more specific binding sites for streptavidin than MTS and APTS for all four glass materials.|
|Keywords:||soft glass; surface functionalization; microstructured optical fibre|
|Rights:||Copyright status unknown|
|Appears in Collections:||IPAS publications|
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