Guided resonances in photonic crystal slabs exhibit important qualities for sensing applications. We demonstrate, through simulation and experiment, enhanced sensitivity and differences in properties between TE- and TM-like guided resonances in biosensing.
© 2010 The Optical Society
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(130.6010) Integrated optics : Sensors
(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(170.4580) Medical optics and biotechnology : Optical diagnostics for medicine
M. El Beheiry and O. Levi, "Enhanced Sensitivity in Optofluidic Photonic Crystal Slab Biosensors," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2010, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper CTuN4.