Ultra-sensitive refractive index sensor utilizing plasmonic resonance splitting

Yuval Yifat, Michal Eitan, Zeev Iluz, Amir Boag, Yael Hanein, Jacob Scheuer

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We demonstrate experimentally an ultra-sensitive RI sensor based on plasmonic slot nano-antenna arrays utilizing a novel resonance splitting phenomenon observed at small incidence angles. Sensitivities exceeding 1000nm/RIU and high FOM exceeding 50 are demonstrated.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationQELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2014
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557529992, 9781557529992
StatePublished - 2014
EventCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2014 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: 8 Jun 201413 Jun 2014

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


ConferenceCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2014
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA


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