Guided-Wave Optical Biosensors
AbstractGuided-wave optical biosensors are reviewed in this paper. Advantages related to optical technologies are presented and integrated architectures are investigated in detail. Main classes of bio receptors and the most attractive optical transduction mechanisms are discussed. The possibility to use Mach-Zehnder and Young interferometers, microdisk and microring resonators, surface plasmon resonance, hollow and antiresonant waveguides, and Bragg gratings to realize very sensitive and selective, ultra-compact and fast biosensors is discussed. Finally, CMOS-compatible technologies are proved to be the most attractive for fabrication of guided-wave photonic biosensors. View Full-Text
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Passaro, V.M.N.; Dell’Olio, F.; Casamassima, B.; De Leonardis, F. Guided-Wave Optical Biosensors. Sensors 2007, 7, 508-536.
Passaro VMN, Dell’Olio F, Casamassima B, De Leonardis F. Guided-Wave Optical Biosensors. Sensors. 2007; 7(4):508-536.Chicago/Turabian Style
Passaro, Vittorio M.N.; Dell’Olio, Francesco; Casamassima, Biagio; De Leonardis, Francesco. 2007. "Guided-Wave Optical Biosensors." Sensors 7, no. 4: 508-536.