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Contact: Melissa Van De Werfhorst
University of California - Santa Barbara

Microfluidic Detector Illustrated Concept

Caption: This is an illustrated concept of the device's microscale free-surface microfluidic channel as it concentrates vapor molecules that bind to nanoparticles inside a chamber. Through surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy, a laser beam detects the nanoparticles, which amplify a spectral signature of the detected molecules.

Credit: Peter Allen, UCSB

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