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Title: Optical sensor employing a refractive index engineered metal oxide material

Abstract

An optical sensor device includes an optical waveguide portion having a core, the core having a first refractive index, and a functional material layer coupled to the optical fiber portion, the functional material layer being made of a metal oxide material, the functional material layer being structured to have a second refractive index, the second refractive index being less than the first refractive index. The functional material layer may be a nanostructure material comprising the metal oxide material with a plurality of holes or voids formed therein such that the functional material layer is caused to have the second refractive index.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1600217
Patent Number(s):
10,457,596
Application Number:
15/873,049
Assignee:
University of Pittsburgh of the Commonwealth System of Higher Education (Pittsburgh, PA)
DOE Contract Number:  
FE0003859
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 01/17/2018
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS

Citation Formats

Chen, Peng, Poole, Jacob Lorenzi, Ohodnicki, Paul R., and Buric, Michael Paul. Optical sensor employing a refractive index engineered metal oxide material. United States: N. p., 2019. Web.
Chen, Peng, Poole, Jacob Lorenzi, Ohodnicki, Paul R., & Buric, Michael Paul. Optical sensor employing a refractive index engineered metal oxide material. United States.
Chen, Peng, Poole, Jacob Lorenzi, Ohodnicki, Paul R., and Buric, Michael Paul. Tue . "Optical sensor employing a refractive index engineered metal oxide material". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1600217.
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