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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 10 — May. 9, 2011
  • pp: 9962–9967

Integrated silicon-based nanoplasmonic sensor

L. Guyot, A-P Blanchard-Dionne, S. Patskovsky, and M. Meunier  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 10, pp. 9962-9967 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.009962


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Abstract

The concept of an integrated nanoplasmonic sensor implemented on a silicon substrate is presented. Developed experimental setup based on rotation of linearly polarized light provides intensity detection between two orthogonal polarizations of a He-Ne laser beam. This optical configuration yields to a sensitivity improvement and noise reduction, resulting in a resolution of 4x10−5 Refractive Index Units. Proposed methodology is promising for the application in portable nanoplasmonic multisensing and imaging.

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OCIS Codes
(120.5050) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Phase measurement
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons

ToC Category:
Sensors

History
Original Manuscript: February 8, 2011
Revised Manuscript: March 29, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: March 30, 2011
Published: May 6, 2011

Virtual Issues
Vol. 6, Iss. 6 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Citation
L. Guyot, A-P Blanchard-Dionne, S. Patskovsky, and M. Meunier, "Integrated silicon-based nanoplasmonic sensor," Opt. Express 19, 9962-9967 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-10-9962


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