Realization of Potassium Chloride Sensor Using Photonic Crystal Fiber


We propose to measure the concentration of potassium chloride using photonic crystal fiber having circular air holes of diameter 400 nm. The principle of measurement is based on the linear variation of the transmitted field emerging from the PCF with respect to concentration of potassium chloride. Field distribution in photonic crystal structure is simulated using plane wave expansion (PWE) method. Simulation result reveals that the intensity of transmitted light varies linearly with respect to concentration of potassium chloride filled in the air holes.

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G. Palai, N. Mudului, S. Sahoo and S. Tripathy, "Realization of Potassium Chloride Sensor Using Photonic Crystal Fiber," Soft Nanoscience Letters, Vol. 3 No. 4A, 2013, pp. 16-19. doi: 10.4236/snl.2013.34A005.

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