AbstractRefractometry is a classic analytical method in analytical chemistry and biosensing. By integrating advanced micro- and nano-optical systems with well-developed microfluidics technology, optofluidics are shown to be a powerful, smart and universal platform for refractive index sensing applications. This paper reviews recent work on optofluidic refractometers based on different sensing mechanisms and structures (e.g., photonic crystal/photonic crystal fibers, waveguides, whisper gallery modes and surface plasmon resonance), and traces the performance enhancement due to the synergistic integration of optics and microfluidics. A brief discussion of future trends in optofluidic refractometers, namely volume sensing and resolution enhancement, are also offered. View Full-Text
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Li, C.; Bai, G.; Zhang, Y.; Zhang, M.; Jian, A. Optofluidics Refractometers. Micromachines 2018, 9, 136.
Li C, Bai G, Zhang Y, Zhang M, Jian A. Optofluidics Refractometers. Micromachines. 2018; 9(3):136.Chicago/Turabian Style
Li, Cheng; Bai, Gang; Zhang, Yunxiao; Zhang, Min; Jian, Aoqun. 2018. "Optofluidics Refractometers." Micromachines 9, no. 3: 136.
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