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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 26 — Dec. 30, 2013
  • pp: 32306–32312

Scalable photonic crystal chips for high sensitivity protein detection

Feng Liang, Nigel Clarke, Parth Patel, Marko Loncar, and Qimin Quan  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 26, pp. 32306-32312 (2013)

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Scalable microfabrication technology has enabled semiconductor and microelectronics industries, among other fields. Meanwhile, rapid and sensitive bio-molecule detection is increasingly important for drug discovery and biomedical diagnostics. In this work, we designed and demonstrated that photonic crystal sensor chips have high sensitivity for protein detection and can be mass-produced with scalable deep-UV lithography. We demonstrated label-free detection of carcinoembryonic antigen from pg/mL to μg/mL, with high quality factor photonic crystal nanobeam cavities.

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OCIS Codes
(140.4780) Lasers and laser optics : Optical resonators
(280.1415) Remote sensing and sensors : Biological sensing and sensors
(230.5298) Optical devices : Photonic crystals

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Original Manuscript: October 14, 2013
Revised Manuscript: December 3, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: December 4, 2013
Published: December 19, 2013

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Feng Liang, Nigel Clarke, Parth Patel, Marko Loncar, and Qimin Quan, "Scalable photonic crystal chips for high sensitivity protein detection," Opt. Express 21, 32306-32312 (2013)

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