Optical characterization and sensitivity evaluation of an all-dielectric photonic crystal based guided-resonance filter sensitive to index-of-refraction changes in aqueous solutions is presented. Measured quality factor values (Q=83, 181) corresponds to detectable index-change of 2x10-3.
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(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
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(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(170.4580) Medical optics and biotechnology : Optical diagnostics for medicine
O. Levi, M. M. Lee, J. Zhang, V. Lousse, S. R. J. Brueck, S. Fan, and J. S. Harris, "Optical Characterization and Sensitivity Evaluation of Guided-Resonances in Photonic Crystal Slabs for Biosensing Applications," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper CWK3.
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