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Nano-sensing with a Silica Microtoroid

Lu, Tao and Lee, Hansuek and Chen, Tong and Herchak, Steven and Kim, Ji-Hun and Vahala, Kerry (2011) Nano-sensing with a Silica Microtoroid. In: 2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO). Optical Society of America , Washington, DC, pp. 1-2. ISBN 978-1-4577-1223-4.

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We report nano-detection using a silica microtoroid with a reference interferometer. Single polystyrene nano-beads at a record 12.5nm radius are detected; Influenza-A virion binding events with signal-to-noise ratio exceeding 38:1 are observed.

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Additional Information:© 2011 Optical Society of America. Date of Current Version: 14 July 2011.
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Classification Code:OCIS Codes: 230.3990, 040.1880, 230.5750
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Official Citation:T. Lu, H. Lee, T. Chen, S. Herchak, J. Kim, and K. J. Vahala, "Nano-sensing with a Silica Microtoroid," in CLEO:2011 - Laser Applications to Photonic Applications, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper CTuM2. S and I-2011-CTuM2
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