8 March 2014 Optofluidic hybrid platform with integrated solid core waveguides
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An optofluidic hybrid platform based on hybrid liquid core ARROW waveguides has been fabricated and tested. Solid core hybrid ARROW was integrated in a self-aligned optical configuration with the ARROW optofluidic channel for an improved collection efficiency. The platform was fabricated using a modular approaches. The microfluidic system was completely realized with PDMS using a layered structure while the optical part was realized developing a hybrid silicon/PDMS solution. The performance of the system has been tested by carrying out fluorescence measurements on Cy5 water solutions, obtaining an LOD of 2.5 nM.
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G. Testa, G. Testa, G. Persichetti, G. Persichetti, P. M. Sarro, P. M. Sarro, R. Bernini, R. Bernini, } "Optofluidic hybrid platform with integrated solid core waveguides", Proc. SPIE 8988, Integrated Optics: Devices, Materials, and Technologies XVIII, 898816 (8 March 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2040264; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2040264
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