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University of California - San Diego

Chemical Microsensors on the Tips of Optical Fibers

Caption: Porous photonic crystal microsensor particles on the ends of optical fibers can detect organic pollutants.

Credit: Brian King, UCSD Chemistry and Biochemistry

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