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Biomedical Optics Express

  • Editor: Joseph A. Izatt
  • Vol. 1, Iss. 5 — Dec. 1, 2010
  • pp: 1472–1479

Two-parameter angular light scatter collection for microfluidic flow cytometry by unique waveguide structures

Jessica Godin and Yu-Hwa Lo  »View Author Affiliations


Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 1, Issue 5, pp. 1472-1479 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/BOE.1.001472


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Abstract

Waveguide numerical aperture restrictions and light-blocking elements are used to create a microfluidic cytometer with both illumination and two-parameter light scatter collection systems integrated on-chip. Good forward scatter coefficients of variation (9.7-18.3%) are achieved for polystyrene beads under a reasonably high flow rate (28 cm/s) using a greatly simplified optical system.

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OCIS Codes
(120.5820) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Scattering measurements
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices

ToC Category:
Microfluidics

History
Original Manuscript: September 15, 2010
Revised Manuscript: October 25, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: November 11, 2010
Published: November 22, 2010

Citation
Jessica Godin and Yu-Hwa Lo, "Two-parameter angular light scatter collection for microfluidic flow cytometry by unique waveguide structures," Biomed. Opt. Express 1, 1472-1479 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/boe/abstract.cfm?URI=boe-1-5-1472


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