Long-range surface-plasmon waveguide sensors consisting of asymmetric double metalfilms, a resonance grating and µ-fluidic channel sandwiched between the metal layers are described. 10<sup>-6</sup>index resolution and sub-nm detection limit for sensing biomolecules are achievable.
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Y. Joo, S. Song, D. Ussery, K. Lee, and R. Magnusson, "Long-Range Surface-Plasmon Waveguide Sensors with µ-Fluidic Channel," in Frontiers in Optics 2009/Laser Science XXV/Fall 2009 OSA Optics & Photonics Technical Digest, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper JWC44.
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