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Volume 29, Number 9(1) (2017)
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Published: September 6, 2017
Plasmonic Hydrogen Sensor at Infrared Wavelengths
Yoshiaki Nishijima, Armandas Balcytis, Gediminas Seniutinas, Saulius Juodkazis, Taro Arakawa, Shinji Okazaki, and Raimondas Petruskevicius
(Received February 14, 2017; Accepted June 7, 2017)
Keywords: plasmon sensor, hydrogen gas detection, infrared spectroscopy
We have investigated the variations in the transmission spectra of nanodiscs as well as metal hole array plasmonic structures as a result of the hydrogen adsorption–desorption processes. The structures have been shown to be a viable platform for all-optical hydrogen sensing in the infrared. In cases of both nanodisc and metal hole arrays, upon exposure to hydrogen, a redshift of the plasmon resonance band was observed. Response time as well as the magnitude of the spectral shift was similar for both plasmonic structure types.
Corresponding author: Yoshiaki Nishijima
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