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2016-11-17 - Colloque/Présentation - poster - Anglais - 1 page(s)

Loyez Médéric , Ribaut Clotilde, Chevineau Samia , Larrieu Jean-Charles, Lambert Pierre, Caucheteur Christophe , Wattiez Ruddy , "Biomarker detection using packaged plasmonic optical fiber" in 21st Annual Symposium of the IEEE Photonics Society Benelux Chapter, Ghent, Belgium, 2016

  • Codes CREF : Biochimie (DI3112), Optique des fibres (électromagnétisme) (DI1252)
  • Unités de recherche UMONS : Protéomie et Microbiologie (S828)
  • Instituts UMONS : Institut des Biosciences (Biosciences)

Abstract(s) :

(Anglais) The biomarker detection is an essential step for early cancer diagnosis. In that way, this work presents the development of an innovative plasmonic optical fiber immunosensor. A gold-coated optical fiber with a photoinscribed Tilted Fiber Bragg Grating (TFBG), embedded in a specifically designed packaging provides enough stiffness to penetrate into soft matters and human tissues. This biosensor is able to detect biomarkers thanks to the excitation of a surface plasmon wave. For the first time, we demonstrate the detection of a proteic target at very low concentration in hydrogels, what is an important milestone towards medical diagnosis.