We demonstrate excitation of whispering gallery modes in dielectric microspheres using optical trapping with silicon nitride waveguides. Resonances are measured from waveguide transmission thus providing an integrated platform for using microspheres in lab-on-a-chip biosensing applications.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

PDF Article
More Like This
On-Chip Single Particle Spectroscopy

Arthur Nitkowski and Michal Lipson
CTuM3 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) 2009

Thermo-Optical Tuning of Whispering Gallery Modes in Microspheres around the 85Rb Cooling Transition

Laura Russell, Síle Nic Chormaic, Jonathan M. Ward, and Michael J. Morrissey
FThC2 Frontiers in Optics (FiO) 2009

Exact Theory of Interaction between Whispering Gallery Modes in Microspheres and a Dipole Scatterer

Lev Deych and Joel Rubin
ITuN2 International Quantum Electronics Conference (IQEC) 2009


You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an Optica member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
Login to access Optica Member Subscription