Fluorescence detection with dense sensor arrays is realized in a multilayer large core polymer waveguide optical backplane. The multilayer backplane employs optical vias combined with frequency domain multiplexing to facilitate 4:1 multiplexing in the readout.
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(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
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K. S. Lee and R. J. Ram, "Multilayer Polymer Optical Backplanes for Frequency Multiplexed Phase Fluorometry Arrays," 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 CWK6.