We report on dye fluorescence enhancement (10-fold) with high spatial confinement (100nm-deep, 1µm-wide) on a photonic crystal (PhC) through resonant excitation of photonic modes. These features make the PhC an excellent substrate for fluorescence microscopy.
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A. Yacomotti, L. C. Estrada, O. E. Martinez, M. Brunstein, L. Le-Gratiet, S. Bouchoule, A. Talneau, I. Sagnes, and A. Levenson, "Fluorescence Microscopy on a 2-D Photonic Crystal Transparent in the Visible," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2010, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper CTuN6.
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