Passive and active microfluidic Fabry-Perot vertical cavity based biosensors were designed and fabricated for the detection of biological cells. Transmission spectra of single polystyrene spheres, yeast cells, and blood cells inside optical cavities are reported.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication
(220.4000) Optical design and fabrication : Microstructure fabrication
(250.0250) Optoelectronics : Optoelectronics
(250.7260) Optoelectronics : Vertical cavity surface emitting lasers
D. Kumar, H. Shao, and K. L. Lear, "Vertical Cavity Laser and Passive Fabry Perot Interferometer Based Microfluidic Biosensors," in Laser Applilcations to Chemical, Security and Environmental Analysis, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper TuD3.
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