Annealing of indium tin oxide (ITO) coated optical fibers for optical and electrochemical sensing purposes

Magdalena Dominik , Katarzyna Siuzdak , Paweł Niedziałkowski , Vitezslav Stranak , Petr Sezemsky , Michał Sobaszek , Robert Bogdanowicz , Tadeusz Ossowski , Mateusz Jakub Śmietana


Glass and fiber structures with Indium Tin Oxide (ITO) coating were subjected to annealing in order to identify impact of the thermal treatment on their optical and electrochemical properties. It is shown that the annealing process significantly modifies optical properties and thickness of the films, which are crucial for performance of optical fiber sensors. Moreover, it visibly improves electrochemical activity of ITO on glass slides and thicker (∅=400 μm) ITO-coated fibers, whereas in the case of thinner fibers (∅=125 μm) it could lead to a loss of their electrochemical activity. Depending on the applied substrate and the annealing process, the investigated structures with ITO coating can be further used as fiber-based sensors with integrated opto-electrochemical readout.
Author Magdalena Dominik (FEIT / MO)
Magdalena Dominik,,
- The Institute of Microelectronics and Optoelectronics
, Katarzyna Siuzdak - [Robert Szewalski Institute of Fluid-Flow Machinery of the Polish Academy of Sciences]
Katarzyna Siuzdak,,
, Paweł Niedziałkowski - [Uniwersytet Gdanski]
Paweł Niedziałkowski,,
, Vitezslav Stranak - [Jihoceská Univerzita v Ceských Budejovicích]
Vitezslav Stranak,,
, Petr Sezemsky - [Jihoceská Univerzita v Ceských Budejovicích]
Petr Sezemsky,,
, Michał Sobaszek - [Gdańsk University of Technology]
Michał Sobaszek,,
, Robert Bogdanowicz - [Gdańsk University of Technology (PG)]
Robert Bogdanowicz,,
- Politechnika Gdańska
, Tadeusz Ossowski - [Uniwersytet Gdanski]
Tadeusz Ossowski,,
, Mateusz Jakub Śmietana (FEIT / MO)
Mateusz Jakub Śmietana,,
- The Institute of Microelectronics and Optoelectronics
Book Swatowska Barbara, Maziarz Wojciech, Pisarkiewicz Tadeusz, Kucewicz Wojciech (eds.): Proceedings of SPIE Electron Technology Conference 2016, vol. 1, no. 10175, 2016, P.O.Box 10, Bellingham, Washington 98227-0010 USA, SPIE, ISBN 9781510608436, 354 p., DOI:10.1117/12.2270351
Keywords in EnglishAnnealing; Indium; Optical fibers; Oxides; Glasses; Coating; Fiber optics sensors; Optical properties; Sensors
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)15
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Ministerial score (2013-2016) = 15.0, 11-02-2020, BookChapterMatConfByIndicator
Publication indicators Scopus Citations = 2; WoS Citations = 0; GS Citations = 2.0
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