We present detection of molecular fluorescence from 2-dimensional interconnected solid and liquid-core ARROW waveguides. Cross-coupling efficiencies between waveguides in excess of 99% are feasible. The fully planar geometry is ideal for single-molecule studies on chip.
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D. Yin, H. Schmidt, J. P. Barber, and A. R. Hawkins, " Fluorescence Detection in Integrated Intersecting ARROW Waveguides with Liquid and Solid Cores," in Integrated Photonics Research and Applications/Nanophotonics for Information Systems, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper IMD1.