Journal article

Silk: A bio-derived coating for optical fiber sensing applications

Asma Khalid, Lu Peng, Azim Arman, Stephen C Warren-Smith, Erik P Schartner, Georgina M Sylvia, Mark R Hutchinson, Heike Ebendorff-Heidepriem, Robert A McLaughlin, Brant C Gibson, Jiawen Li

Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical | ELSEVIER SCIENCE SA | Published : 2020

University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by ARC Centre of Excellence for Nanoscale Biophotonics

Awarded by National Heart Foundation of Australia

Funding Acknowledgements

The authors acknowledge support from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Nanoscale Biophotonics (CE14010003) and a Premier's Research and Industry Fund grant provided by the South Australian Government Department for Industry and Skills. The authors like to acknowledge the RMIT Microscopic and Microanalysis Facility (RMMF) for SEM analysis and the RMIT node of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Nanoscale BioPhotonics (CNBP) for in solution spectroscopy data. The authors also acknowledge Mr Ashleigh Hofferman and Dr Edwin Mayes for assisting with SEM microscopy data. A. Khalid is supported by RMIT University's vice chancellor postdoctoral fellowship. S. C. Warren-Smith is supported by a Ramsay Fellowship from the University of Adelaide. Lu Peng is supported by the China Scholarship Council. Jiawen Li is funded by grants from the National Heart Foundation of Australia (Postdoctoral Fellowship 102093) and the University of Adelaide. This work was performed, in part, at the Optofab node of the Australian National Fabrication Facility utilizing Commonwealth and SA State Government funding.