Bio-micro-photonic devices made of amico-acid microstructures

Amir Handelman, Igor Lapsker, Avi Jacob, Alexander Laihtman

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Here it is demonstrated that the amino acid Histidine, which self-assemble to various microstructures, could be used as a passive waveguide and as a micro-light source since it shows visible fluorescence upon heating.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberDTu1A.6
JournalOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
StatePublished - 2021
EventBio-Optics: Design and Application, BODA 2021 - Part of Biophotonics Congress: Optics in the Life Sciences 2021 - Virtual, Online, United States
Duration: 12 Apr 202116 Apr 2021

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We thank Dr. Boris Apter for his help in building the polarization experimental setup. This research was supported by the Ministry of Science & Technology, Israel, Grant No. 79518.

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Ministry of science and technology, Israel79518


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