Self-referencing using two adjacent 2-dimensional photonic crystals is investigated. The two resonances are shown to have nearly identical quality factors and sensitivities. A split-flow microfluidics scheme for partial functionalization or differential measurement is also demonstrated.
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R. D. Schilling, D. Aydin, and O. D. Levi, "Self-Referenced Photonic Crystal Biosensors for in situ Binding Studies," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2012, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper JTh2A.11.