Monthly Archive: September 2012

Sep 24

EWOFS 2013 Announced

The 5th European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors (EWOFS'2013) will be held in Krakow, Poland form the 19th to 22nd May 2013. EWOFS has a different format to many conferences. Each session begins with keynote presentations from leading figures in the filed. These are followed by a poster session themed in line with the keynote …

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Sep 24

Gas sensing paper appears online

Jane Hodgkinson's latest study on the use of integrating spheres in wavelength modulation spectroscopy has appeared on Applied Physics B's "online first service" The detection and quantification of gas concentrations by measurement of their optical absorption has considerable great scientific and commercial importance. Extending the optical pathlength in gas sample cells is of interest to …

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Sep 19

Paper published in Thin Solid Films

The latest output from the collaboration between us physicists and those chemist in Cranfield Health has appeared in print in the journal Thin Solid Films. The best bits of the paper are summarised below. Calixarenes are bucket-like molecules that have been put to use in a number of approaches in sensors. By altering the active …

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Sep 18

We have a blog!

Hi, this post serves to explain a little about our motivations for having a blog and what we what to achieve with it. This blog represents a semi-offical attempt by our team (department of engineering photonics at cranfield university) to reach out to a wider audience. This was inspired by the fantastic STEM ambassador program …

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