Sensor Applications of Fiber Bragg and Long Period Gratings.- Novel Sensing Mechanisms Using Tilted Fiber Bragg Gratings.- Photonic Liquid-Crystal Fibers: New Sensing Opportunities.- An Introduction to Reliability of Optical Components and Fiber Optic Sensors.- Development of the Distributed Brillouin Sensors for Health Monitoring of Civil Structures.- An Introduction to Radiation Effects on Optical Components and Fiber Optic Sensors.- Silicon-Based Microphotonics for Biosensing Applications.- Selectivity of Hybridization Controlled by the Density of Solid Phase Synthesized DNA Probes on Glass Substrates.- Biosensing Configurations Using Guided Wave Resonant Structures.- Polarized Light Transport into Scattering Media Using a Quaternion-Based Monte Carlo.- A Finite-Difference Time-Domain Model of Optical Phase Contrast Microscope Imaging.- Out of Plane Polarimetric Imaging of Skin: Surface and Subsurface Effect.
The book explores various aspects of existing and emerging fiber and waveguide optics sensing and imaging technologies including recent advances in nanobiophotonics. The focus is both on fundamental and applied research as well as on applications in civil engineering, biomedical sciences, environment, security and defence. The book aims to provide a reference of state-of-the-art overviews covering a variety of topics on the interface of engineering and biomedical sciences.
A unique overview of waveguide and fiber optics sensing and imaging technologies
Focus on both fundamental and applied research
Applications in engineering, biomedical sciences, environment, security and defence
Multi-disciplinarity in action