By Liu Yuxiang
Sang Min, National Institutes of Technology (NIST), discussed scanning probe imaging based on a cavity optomechanical sensors (SF2M.7) and the images were compared with conventional AFM images. This work shows great potential for on-chip AFM devices, which have a footprint of tens of microns and are fully compatible with silicon micro-/nanophotonic devices.
Prof. Bolger Schmidt, University of California, Santa Cruz, discussed recent progress of microfluidics based photonic devices and hybrid integration of electro-opto-fluidic devices (AF2L.4). Particularly, reconfigurable optofluidic devices can simultaneously manipulate and sense micro/nanoparticles. In addition, nanopores in microfluidic chips have been used to carry out single nanoparticle sensing down to the size of 30 nm.
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