Analyzing the Sensitivity of Heterostructure of BP-Graphene/TMDC Layer Coated SPR Biosensor

  • Sarika PalEmail author
  • Y. K. Prajapati
  • J. P. Saini
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 587)


In this paper, the heterostructure of Au-BP-Graphene/TMDC layers coated SPR sensor is proposed for sensing of biomolecules. The proposed sensor is compared with conventional SPR and graphene based SPR biosensor in terms of sensitivity. Angular interrogation method is used for analyzing the sensitivity of proposed SPR biosensor at 633 nm operation wavelength. The sensitivity obtained for conventional SPR, Au-Graphene SPR and Au-BP-Graphene based SPR biosensors are 75.43°/RIU, 76.29°/RIU and 108.85°/RIU respectively. Highest sensitivity of 153.21°/RIU is obtained for two layer of WS2 for heterostructure of Au-BP/TMDC-based SPR biosensor. The sensitivity increases for higher number of BP layers due to extraordinary sensing ability of BP. It is also observed that sensitivity increases with sensing layer RI due to better binding of biomolecules on sensor surface.


Black phosphorus (BP) Graphene Molybdenum disulfide (MoS2Tungsten disulfide (WS2Molybdenum diselenide (MoSe2Tungsten diselenide (WSe2Surface plasmon resonance (SPR) 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electronics EngineeringNIT UttarakhandSrinagar, GarhwalIndia
  2. 2.Department of Electronics and Communication EngineeringMNNITAllahabadIndia
  3. 3.Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology (NSIT)New DelhiIndia

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