Performance metrics and enabling technologies for nanoplasmonic biosensors

Sang Hyun Oh, Hatice Altug

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Nanoplasmonic structures can tightly confine light onto a material’s surface to probe biomolecular interactions not easily accessed by other sensing techniques. New and exciting developments in nanofabrication processes, nano-optical trapping, graphene devices, mid-infrared spectroscopy, and metasurfaces will greatly empower the performance and functionalities of nanoplasmonic sensors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number5263
JournalNature communications
Issue number1
StatePublished - Dec 1 2018

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
The authors acknowledge funding from the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF ECCS 1610333 and ECCS 1809240 to S.-H.O.), the Minnesota Partnership for Biotechnology and Medical Genomics (S.-H.O.), and the European Research Council (ERC grant No. 682167 VIBRANT-BIO to H.A.). The authors thank Milan Vala, Nathan Wittenberg, and Daniel Klemme for helpful comments. The authors also thank Christopher Ertsgaard, Daehan Yoo, and Andreas Tittl for help with illustrations.

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