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Optical nanosensors for molecular biosensing

posted Feb 27, 2015, 5:22 AM by Andrea Locatelli   [ updated Dec 28, 2017, 7:17 AM ]
A research by UniBS has been published in Nature Nanotechnology

The paper entitled "Mode-matching in multiresonant plasmonic nanoantennas for enhanced second harmonic generation" by M. Celebrano, X. Wu, M. Baselli, S. Grossman, P. Biagioni, A. Locatelli, C. De Angelis, G. Cerullo, R. Osellame, B. Hecht, L. Duò, F. Ciccacci, and M. Finazzi is available now in the Advance Online Publication section of the Nature website. 
This research, which has been funded by Fondazione Cariplo, will allow to extend the range of application of plasmonic sensors, i.e. very particular nanostructures that exploit the propagation of light on the surface of metals. 
The study published in Nature demonstrates that the realization of efficient nonlinear plasmonic sensors permits to detect small perturbations of the surrounding environment, opening the way to the identification of single molecules in complex biological systems.

You can download and read the paper by following this link.