Detection and sizing of single nanoparticles by mode splitting in an optical microresonator

Jiangang Zhu, Sahin Ozdemir, Yun Feng Xiao, Lin Li, Lina He, Da Ren Chen, Lan Yang

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Abstract

We demonstrate detection and sizing of single nanoparticles down to 30 nm by monitoring the mode splitting induced by a nanoparticle in an ultra-high quality factor (UHQ) microtoroid. Theory and methods are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2010
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2010
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2010 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: May 16 2010May 21 2010

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2010
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period5/16/105/21/10

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Zhu, J., Ozdemir, S., Xiao, Y. F., Li, L., He, L., Chen, D. R., & Yang, L. (2010). Detection and sizing of single nanoparticles by mode splitting in an optical microresonator. In Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2010