We demonstrate that microfluidic convective flow created by the enhanced light absorption through localized surface plasmons can be utilized to realize the efficient concentration of DNA.
© 2008 The Optical Society
(240.0240) Optics at surfaces : Optics at surfaces
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(350.0350) Other areas of optics : Other areas of optics
(350.4855) Other areas of optics : Optical tweezers or optical manipulation
X. Miao, B. K. Wilson, S. H. Pun, and L. Y. Lin, "DNA Concentration by Surface Plasmon Induced Microfluidic Convective Flow," in Frontiers in Optics 2008/Laser Science XXIV/Plasmonics and Metamaterials/Optical Fabrication and Testing, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper FME5.
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