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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 5 — Mar. 10, 2014
  • pp: 6174–6185

Compact surface plasmon resonance imaging sensing system based on general optoelectronic components

Wei Peng, Yun Liu, Peng Fang, Xiuxin Liu, Zhenfeng Gong, Hanqi Wang, and Fang Cheng  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 5, pp. 6174-6185 (2014)

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We present a simple surface plasmon resonance imaging (SPRi) sensing system based on some common optoelectronic devices in this paper. Using an optical fiber based SPR sensor as sensing element in our system, the SPRi system is dramatically compact. A small universal LED is used as the light source. The light intensity is record as images that can be captured by a simple web camera. A Microsoft Visual C++6.0 based Windows software program is written to process the image data which contain SPRi information. Experimental results show that the relationship between the relative intensity and RI is a linear relation in a RI range from 1.3396 to 1.3645. Using this SPRi device, we measure the specific binding between the Con A and RNase B, which demonstrates its capability for biomedical selective affinity monitoring. The proposed SPRi sensing system also has the capacity for biochemical multiple channel measurement with further investigation.

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OCIS Codes
(100.2960) Image processing : Image analysis
(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(250.0250) Optoelectronics : Optoelectronics
(280.1415) Remote sensing and sensors : Biological sensing and sensors

ToC Category:
Imaging Systems

Original Manuscript: January 14, 2014
Revised Manuscript: February 20, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: February 27, 2014
Published: March 7, 2014

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Vol. 9, Iss. 5 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Wei Peng, Yun Liu, Peng Fang, Xiuxin Liu, Zhenfeng Gong, Hanqi Wang, and Fang Cheng, "Compact surface plasmon resonance imaging sensing system based on general optoelectronic components," Opt. Express 22, 6174-6185 (2014)

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