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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 17 — Aug. 17, 2009
  • pp: 14700–14709

Controlled detection in composite nanoresonant array for surface plasmon resonance sensing

Lin Pang, Haiping M. Chen, Lilin Wang, Joseph M. Beechem, and Yeshaiahu Fainman  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 17, pp. 14700-14709 (2009)

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A composite nanoresonant structure is developed for sensitivity enhancement in biorecognition reactions by coupling between the localized resonance and the propagating surface plasmon polariton waves. The resonant structure was accomplished by combining holographic lithography with an oblique metallic deposition for cost-effective, large-area, and reconfigurable fabrication. The metallodielectric nanostructure was assembled with microfluidic channels and examined for biorecognition reactions, which showed pronounced improvement in the limit of detection compared to conventional nanohole array sensing configurations. The temperature influence on the binding affinity and the effectiveness of the control channel were also investigated to demonstrate the capability of the proposed composite nanoresonant surface plasmon resonance array sensor.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1950) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction gratings
(130.6010) Integrated optics : Sensors
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(260.3910) Physical optics : Metal optics

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Original Manuscript: June 22, 2009
Revised Manuscript: July 24, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: July 25, 2009
Published: August 4, 2009

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Lin Pang, Haiping M. Chen, Lilin Wang, Joseph M. Beechem, and Yeshaiahu Fainman, "Controlled detection in composite nanoresonant array for surface plasmon resonance sensing," Opt. Express 17, 14700-14709 (2009)

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