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Sensors 2014, 14(5), 7959-7973; doi:10.3390/s140507959

Recent Advances in Plasmonic Sensors

Beijing National Laboratory for Condensed Matter Physics and Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100190, China
Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, and School of Physics and Technology, Wuhan University, Wuhan 430072, China
Division of Solid State Physics/The Nanometer Structure Consortium, Lund University, Box 118, Lund S-22100, Sweden
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Received: 24 February 2014 / Revised: 16 April 2014 / Accepted: 22 April 2014 / Published: 5 May 2014
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Plasmonics and Nanoplasmonics Biosensors)
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Plasmonic sensing has been an important multidisciplinary research field and has been extensively used in detection of trace molecules in chemistry and biology. The sensing techniques are typically based on surface-enhanced spectroscopies and surface plasmon resonances (SPRs). This review article deals with some recent advances in surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) sensors and SPR sensors using either localized surface plasmon resonances (LSPRs) or propagating surface plasmon polaritons (SPPs). The advances discussed herein present some improvements in SERS and SPR sensing, as well as a new type of nanowire-based SPP sensor. View Full-Text
Keywords: surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS); surface plasmon resonance (SPR) sensors; localized surface plasmon resonances (LSPRs); surface plasmon polaritons (SPPs) surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS); surface plasmon resonance (SPR) sensors; localized surface plasmon resonances (LSPRs); surface plasmon polaritons (SPPs)

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Tong, L.; Wei, H.; Zhang, S.; Xu, H. Recent Advances in Plasmonic Sensors. Sensors 2014, 14, 7959-7973.

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