Nanobiosensors based on localized surface plasmon resonance for biomarker detection

Yoochan Hong, Yong Min Huh, Dae Sung Yoon, Jaemoon Yang

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Localized surface plasmon resonance (LSPR) is induced by incident light when it interacts with noble metal nanoparticles that have smaller sizes than the wavelength of the incident light. Recently, LSPR-based nanobiosensors were developed as tools for highly sensitive, label-free, and flexible sensing techniques for the detection of biomolecular interactions. In this paper, we describe the basic principles of LSPR-based nanobiosensing techniques and LSPR sensor system for biomolecule sensing. We also discuss the challenges using LSPR nanobiosensors for detection of biomolecules as a biomarker.

Original languageEnglish
Article number759830
JournalJournal of Nanomaterials
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Materials Science


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