Fluorescence emission of radiating-molecules in close proximity to bound waveguide modes is investigated. Electromagnetic power coupled into guided, radiation, and substrate modes are calculated; waveguide geometries that maximize power coupling into guided modes are analyzed.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(130.6010) Integrated optics : Sensors
(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(170.6280) Medical optics and biotechnology : Spectroscopy, fluorescence and luminescence
L. Wang, N. Peyghambarian, and S. B. Mendes, "Evanescent Coupling of Fluorescence Emission into Waveguide Modes for Integrated Biochemical Sensors," in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper FTuD3.
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