UiO-66 MOF end-face-coated optical fiber in aqueous contaminant detection

Opt Lett. 2016 Apr 15;41(8):1696-9. doi: 10.1364/OL.41.001696.


Optical quality metal organic framework (MOF) thin films were integrated, for the first time, to the best of our knowledge, with structured optical fiber substrates to develop MOF-fiber sensors. The MOF-fiber structure, UiO-66 (Zr-based MOF is well known for its water stability), is a thin film that acts as an effective analyte collector. This provided a Fabry-Perot sensor in which concentrations of up to 15 mM Rhodamine-B were detected via wavelength shifts in the interference spectrum.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Interferometry / instrumentation*
  • Optical Fibers*
  • Organometallic Compounds / chemistry*
  • Water / chemistry*
  • Water Pollutants, Chemical / analysis*
  • Zirconium / chemistry*


  • Organometallic Compounds
  • Water Pollutants, Chemical
  • Water
  • Zirconium