Analagous to the widely accepted photodetector figure-of-merit (FOM), detectivity D*, we introduce a new sensor system FOM, the time-normalized sensitivity S*, to enable quantitative, cross-technology-platform comparison between resonator sensors with distinctive architectures and interrogation configurations.
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