The Use of Sol-Gel Film as a Matrix for Entrapment of Fluorimetric Reagents

  • Musa Ahmad
  • Ramaier Narayanaswamy


Sol-gel process was used in this study to prepare a reagent phase for used in the development of an optical fibre Al(III) sensor. This include the preparation of a sol-gel film using a dip-coating technique and incorporated fluorimetric reagent into the film. This paper will basically discussed the details of the technique used for the entrapment of the reagent, the results obtained and some fundamental problems faced during the study.


Optical Fibre Sensor Distill Deionise Water Reagent Phase Evanescent Wave Sensor Optical Fibre Chemical Sensor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Musa Ahmad
    • 1
  • Ramaier Narayanaswamy
    • 2
  1. 1.Chemistry Department Faculty of Physical and Applied ScienceUniversiti Kebangsaan MalaysiaBangiMalaysia
  2. 2.Department of Instrumentation and Analytical ScienceUMISTManchesterEngland

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