Hybrid glass and sol-gel integrated optical waveguides for biosensors

Ismail E. Araci, Nasuhi Yurt, Chris DeRose, Seppo Honkanen, Sergio B. Mendes, Nasser Peyghambarian

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Novel integrated optical planar waveguide platform for absorption-based biosensing is demonstrated. The platform integrates surface ion-exchanged channel waveguides with UV patterned sol-gel structures. Estimated level of detection is about 1 pmol/cm2 of surface adsorbed cytochrome-c.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2005
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)1557527970, 9781557527974
StatePublished - 2005
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2005 - Tucson, AZ, United States
Duration: Oct 16 2005Oct 21 2005

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


OtherFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2005
CountryUnited States
CityTucson, AZ

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Araci, I. E., Yurt, N., DeRose, C., Honkanen, S., Mendes, S. B., & Peyghambarian, N. (2005). Hybrid glass and sol-gel integrated optical waveguides for biosensors. In Frontiers in Optics, FiO 2005 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of America (OSA). https://doi.org/10.1364/fio.2005.ftuu2