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Swept-frequency semiconductor laser coupled to microfabricated biomolecular sensor and methods related thereto

Flagan, Richard C. and Yariv, Amnon and Gamba, Jason M. and Satyan, Naresh and Sendowski, Jacob and Vasilyev, Arseny (2013) Swept-frequency semiconductor laser coupled to microfabricated biomolecular sensor and methods related thereto. Patent number: US8597577B2. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20150910-085722294

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Abstract

An optoelectronic swept-frequency semiconductor laser coupled to a microfabricated optical biomolecular sensor with integrated resonator and waveguide and methods related thereto are described. Biomolecular sensors with optical resonator microfabricated with integrated waveguide operation can be in a microfluidic flow cell.


Item Type:Patent
Related Patents:US20120156802A1, WO2011103480A3
Patent Classification:Current U.S. Class: 422/82.11; 356/237.1; 356/4.01; 356/5.01; 356/5.09; 359/577; 359/578; 372/20; 372/28; 372/29.016; 372/29.023; 372/38.01; 372/38.02; 382/128; 382/129; 385/1; 422/502; 435/6.1; 436/111; 436/164; 436/46; 436/501; 436/63; 436/94; 436/96; 438/48; 600/310; 600/473; 600/476. Current CPC Class: H01S 5/0622 (20130101); H01S 5/0687 (20130101); G01N 21/7746 (20130101); H01S 5/125 (20130101); G01N 2021/399 (20130101); Y10T 436/173845 (20150115); Y10T 436/145555 (20150115); Y10T 436/143333 (20150115); Y10T 436/112499 (20150115). Current International Class: H01S 3/13 (20060101); H01P 7/00 (20060101); H01S 5/06 (20060101); G01B 11/14 (20060101); G01B 11/24 (20060101); G01N 21/05 (20060101).
Patent Assignee:California Institute of Technology
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Flagan, Richard C.0000-0001-5690-770X
Additional Information:Publication number US8597577B2. Publication type Grant. Publication date Dec. 3, 2013. Application number US13031050. Application publication date June 21, 2012. Filing date Feb. 18, 2011. Priority date Feb. 19, 2010. Government Interests: The invention described herein was made with U.S. Government support under Grant No. HR0011-10-C-0064 awarded by DARPA. The U.S. Government has certain rights in the invention. Parent case text: The present application claims priority to U.S. Provisional Application No. 61/306,379 entitled "Swept Frequency Semiconductor Laser Coupled to High-Q Optical Resonators for High Sensitivity Biomolecule Detection," filed on Feb. 19, 2010, which is incorporated herein by reference in its entirety. The present application may be related to U.S. patent application Ser. No. 12/540,643 entitled "Arbitrary Optical Waveform Generation Utilizing Optical Phase-Locked Loops," filed on Aug. 13, 2009, which is incorporated herein by reference in its entirety. The present application may also be related to U.S. Pat. No. 7,781,217 entitled "Biological and Chemical Microcavity Resonant Sensors and Methods of Detecting Molecules," and U.S. Pat. No. 7,545,843 entitled "Ultra-high Q Micro-resonator and Method of Fabrication," the disclosures of which are also incorporated herein by reference in their entirety.
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Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)HR0011-10-C-0064
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Patent Number8,597,577
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