A VCSEL, PIN photodiode and emission filter are monolithically integrated to create a near infrared bio-fluorescence sensor. The theoretical detection limit of IR-800 fluorescent dye was determined to be 40 nM on a microfluidic platform.
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(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(130.0250) Integrated optics : Optoelectronics
(300.0300) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy
(300.6280) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, fluorescence and luminescence
E. P. Thrush, O. Levi, L. J. Cook, J. Deich, S. J. Smith, W. E. Moerner, and J. S. Harris, "Integrated semiconductor bio-fluorescence sensor integrated on micro-fluidic platform," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper CThI3.
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