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Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry

, Volume 399, Issue 1, pp 205-211

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Optical ring resonators for biochemical and chemical sensing

  • Yuze SunAffiliated withBiomedical Engineering Department, University of Michigan
  • , Xudong FanAffiliated withBiomedical Engineering Department, University of Michigan Email author 

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Abstract

In the past few years optical ring resonators have emerged as a new sensing technology for highly sensitive detection of analytes in liquid or gas. This article introduces the ring resonator sensing principle, describes various ring resonator sensor designs, reviews the current state of the field, and presents an outlook of possible applications and related research and development directions.

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Various types of optical ring resonators for biochemical and chemical sensing

Keywords

Optical ring resonators Biological sensors Chemical sensors Vapor sensors