Accession Number:

AD1104173

Title:

Emerging Infectious Disease Diagnostic via Novel Optoelectronic Halo Effect

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report,15 Apr 2019,14 Apr 2020

Corporate Author:

Boston College Chesnut Hill United States

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2020-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

37.0

Abstract:

Forward deployed military units have a critical need for a robust, low cost, easy to use diagnostic system providing realtime, quantitative, and multiplex capability of identifying biomarkers for infectious disease, including tuberculosis. This is a project to develop a new diagnostic device for detection of a tuberculosis biomarker based on a novel plasmonic halo effect. Various halo nanodevices using a set of chosen metals and dielectrics were simulated and fabricated, and their plasmonicoptical response sensitivity characterized. A major new finding is that a modified structure has been investigated and shows promise for response in the near infrared, and the architecture may be amenable to rapid detection of viruses.

Subject Categories:

  • Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies
  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE