Sensing via optical interference

Ryan C. Bailey*, Mohammed Parpia, Joseph T. Hupp

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

The various developments and uses of interferometric chemical and biological sensing are discussed. The interferometric sensors can be used as universal sensors as the molecules in them contain polarizable electrons. The interferometric sensors also have the potential for resonance amplification, which leads to enhanced selectivity and sensitivity. The interferometric and biological sensing is also used in various industrial ventures.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)46-52
Number of pages7
JournalMaterials Today
Volume8
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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