Glucose Detector (IMAGE) Brown University Caption Each plasmonic interferometer -- thousands of them per square millimeter -- consists of a slit flanked by two grooves etched in a silver metal film. The schematic shows glucose molecules "dancing" on the sensor surface illuminated by light with different colors. Changes in light intensity transmitted through the slit of each plasmonic interferometer yield information about the concentration of glucose molecules in solution. Credit Domenico Pacifici, Brown University Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.