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  • Editor: Gregory W. Faris
  • Vol. 1, Iss. 11 — Nov. 13, 2006

Optical detection of asymmetric bacteria utilizing electro orientation

Jae-Woo Choi, Allen Pu, and Demetri Psaltis  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 21, pp. 9780-9785 (2006)

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We propose a bacterial detection scheme which uses no biochemical markers and can be applied in a Point-of-Care setting. The detection scheme aligns asymmetric bacteria with an electric field and detects the optical scattering.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(040.1880) Detectors : Detection
(170.3890) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics instrumentation
(170.4580) Medical optics and biotechnology : Optical diagnostics for medicine
(290.5820) Scattering : Scattering measurements
(290.5850) Scattering : Scattering, particles

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Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Original Manuscript: May 23, 2006
Revised Manuscript: September 29, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: September 29, 2006
Published: October 16, 2006

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Vol. 1, Iss. 11 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Jae-Woo Choi, Allen Pu, and Demetri Psaltis, "Optical detection of asymmetric bacteria utilizing electro orientation," Opt. Express 14, 9780-9785 (2006)

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