The detection limits of photonic crystal resonator biosensors are investigated numerically and experimentally. Particle transport to the resonator is by diffusion from microfluidic flow, and the impact of optical forces on transport is also investigated.
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(280.1415) Remote sensing and sensors : Biological sensing and sensors
(350.4238) Other areas of optics : Nanophotonics and photonic crystals
(350.4855) Other areas of optics : Optical tweezers or optical manipulation
A. Heiniger, B. L. Miller, and P. M. Fauchet, "Limits of Diffusive Transport to an Optical Biosensor and the Impact of Optical Forces," in Frontiers in Optics 2012/Laser Science XXVIII, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper FTu4C.7.
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