In this paper we propose novel ring resonator based bio-chemical sensors on silicon-nanowire- optical-waveguide and show that the sensitivity can be increased by an order of magnitude as compared to Silicon-on-insulator based ring resonators.
© 2011 OSA
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(280.1415) Remote sensing and sensors : Biological sensing and sensors
(350.4238) Other areas of optics : Nanophotonics and photonic crystals
M. Khorasaninejad, A. M. P. Anantram, and S. Saini, "Optical Bio-Chemical Sensors on SNOW Ring Resonators," in Advanced Photonics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper IMD7.