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  • Vol. 14, Iss. 2 — Jun. 25, 2010
  • pp: 65–76

Development of Nanostructured Plasmonic Substrates for Enhanced Optical Biosensing

Kyung-Min Byun  »View Author Affiliations

Journal of the Optical Society of Korea, Vol. 14, Issue 2, pp. 65-76 (2010)

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Plasmonic-based biosensing technologies have been successfully commercialized and applied for monitoring various biomolecular interactions occurring at a sensor surface. In particular, the recent advances in nanofabrication methods and nanoparticle syntheses provide a new route to overcome the limitations of a conventional surface plasmon resonance biosensor, such as detection limit, sensitivity, selectivity, and throughput. In this paper, optical and physical properties of plasmonic nanostructures and their contributions to a realization of enhanced optical detection platforms are reviewed. Following vast surveys of the exploitation of metallic nanostructures supporting localized field enhancement, we will propose an outlook for future directions associated with a development of new types of plasmonic sensing substrates

© 2010 Optical Society of Korea

OCIS Codes
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(310.0310) Thin films : Thin films
(280.1415) Remote sensing and sensors : Biological sensing and sensors
(220.4241) Optical design and fabrication : Nanostructure fabrication
(050.6624) Diffraction and gratings : Subwavelength structures

Original Manuscript: May 25, 2010
Revised Manuscript: June 8, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: June 8, 2010
Published: June 25, 2010

Kyung-Min Byun, "Development of Nanostructured Plasmonic Substrates for Enhanced Optical Biosensing," J. Opt. Soc. Korea 14, 65-76 (2010)

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