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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 34, Iss. 18 — Sep. 15, 2009
  • pp: 2858–2860

Bulk sensing experiments using a surface-plasmon interferometer

Peter Debackere, Roel Baets, and Peter Bienstman  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 34, Issue 18, pp. 2858-2860 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.34.002858


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Abstract

Experimental evidence supporting the use of a surface-plasmon interferometer as a biosensor is presented. The device is shown to be capable of bulk refractive index sensing (bulk refractometry) and has a spectral interrogation sensitivity of 315.145 nm /refractive index unit.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(130.6010) Integrated optics : Sensors
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

History
Original Manuscript: May 12, 2009
Revised Manuscript: August 6, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: August 10, 2009
Published: September 14, 2009

Virtual Issues
Vol. 4, Iss. 11 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Citation
Peter Debackere, Roel Baets, and Peter Bienstman, "Bulk sensing experiments using a surface-plasmon interferometer," Opt. Lett. 34, 2858-2860 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-34-18-2858


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