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Title: Optofluidic devices and methods for sensing single particles

This disclosure provides systems, methods, and apparatus related to optofluidic devices. In one aspect, an optofluidic device includes a substrate, a first nanostructure, a second nanostructure, and a cover. A channel having cross-sectional dimensions of less than about 100 nanometers is defined in a surface of the substrate. The first nanostructure is disposed on the substrate on a first side of the channel and proximate the channel. The second nanostructure is disposed on the substrate on a second side of the channel and proximate the channel. The first and the second nanostructures are disposed on a line that passes across the channel. The cover is disposed on the surface of the substrate.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1410540
Assignee:
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA) LBNL
Patent Number(s):
9,829,425
Application Number:
14/253,051
Contract Number:
AC02-05CH11231
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 Apr 15
Research Org:
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 42 ENGINEERING

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