, Volume 9, Issue 3, pp 645–649 | Cite as

Aluminum Nanohole Arrays Fabricated on Polycarbonate for Compact Disc-Based Label-Free Optical Biosensing

  • C. A. Barrios
  • V. Canalejas-Tejero
  • S. Herranz
  • M. C. Moreno-Bondi
  • M. Avella-Oliver
  • R. Puchades
  • A. Maquieira


Al nanohole array plasmonic biosensors have been fabricated on polycarbonate (PC) substrates from conventional compact discs (CD). Standard micro and nanofabrication processes have been used and optimized to be PC compatible. The viability of this CD-based plasmonic platform for label-free optical biosensing has been demonstrated through a competitive bioassay for biotin analysis using biotin-functionalized dextran-lipase conjugates immobilized on the transducer surface.


Surface plasmon Optical biosensor Nanofabrication Aluminum Polycarbonate 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. A. Barrios
    • 1
  • V. Canalejas-Tejero
    • 1
  • S. Herranz
    • 2
  • M. C. Moreno-Bondi
    • 2
  • M. Avella-Oliver
    • 3
  • R. Puchades
    • 3
  • A. Maquieira
    • 3
  1. 1.Instituto de Sistemas Optoelectrónicos y Microtecnología (ISOM), ETSI TelecomunicaciónUniversidad Politécnica de MadridMadridSpain
  2. 2.Chemical Optosensors and Applied Photochemistry Group (GSOLFA), Department of Analytical Chemistry, Faculty of ChemistryUniversidad ComplutenseMadridSpain
  3. 3.IDM Departamento de QuímicaUniversitat Politècnica de ValènciaValenciaSpain

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