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Multi-channel SPR biosensor based on PCF for multi-analyte sensing applications

Otupiri, R., Akowuah, Emmanuel K., Haxha, Shyqyri (2015) Multi-channel SPR biosensor based on PCF for multi-analyte sensing applications. Optics Express, 23 (12). pp. 15716-15727. ISSN 1094-4087. (doi:10.1364/OE.23.015716)

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Abstract

This paper presents a theoretical investigation of a novel holey fiber (Photonic Crystal Fiber (PCF)) multi-channel biosensor based on surface plasmon resonance (SPR). The large gold coated micro fluidic channels and elliptical air hole design of our proposed biosensor aided by a high refractive index over layer in two channels enables operation in two modes; multi analyte sensing and self-referencing mode. Loss spectra, dispersion and detection capability of our proposed biosensor for the two fundamental modes (HE x 11 and HE y 11 ) have been elucidated using a Finite Element Method (FEM) and Perfectly Matching Layers (PML).

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1364/OE.23.015716
Subjects: T Technology
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Engineering and Digital Arts
Depositing User: Tina Thompson
Date Deposited: 09 Jun 2015 08:23 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 14:41 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/48958 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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