Optical sensors based on lossy-mode resonances

Del Villar, Ignacio, Arregui, Francisco J., Zamarreño, Carlos R., Corres, Jesus M., Bariain, Candido, Goicoechea, Javier, Elosua, Cesar, Hernaez, Miguel, Rivero, Pedro J., Socorro, Abian B., Urrutia, Aitor, Sanchez, Pedro, Zubiate, Pablo, Lopez, Diego, De Acha, Nerea, Ascorbe, Joaquin and Matias, Ignacio R. (2017) Optical sensors based on lossy-mode resonances. Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical, 240. pp. 174-185. ISSN 0925-4005

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Abstract

Lossy-mode resonance (LMR)–based optical sensing technology has emerged in the last two decades as a nanotechnological platform with very interesting and promising properties. LMR complements the metallic materials typically used in surface plasmon resonance (SPR)–based sensors, with metallic oxides and polymers. In addition, it enables one to tune the position of the resonance in the optical spectrum, to excite the resonance with both transverse electric (TE) and transverse magnetic (TM) polarized light, and to generate multiple resonances. The domains of application are numerous: as sensors for detection of refractive indices voltage, pH, humidity, chemical species, and antigens, as well as biosensors. This review will discuss the bases of this relatively new technology and will show the main contributions that have permitted the optimization of its performance to the point that the question arises as to whether LMR–based optical sensors could become the sensing platform of the near future.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: biosensor,hydrogel,optical sensor,resonance,thin-film,waveguide
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Science > School of Mathematics
Faculty of Science > School of Computing Sciences
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Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 16 May 2019 11:30
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2020 00:25
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/71023
DOI: 10.1016/j.snb.2016.08.126

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