Comparative Study of Interferometer and Ring Resonator Based Biosensors: A Review

  • Nitesh MudgalEmail author
  • Ankit Agarwal
  • Ankur Saharia
  • Sourabh Sahu
  • Ashish Kumar Ghunawat
  • Ghanshyam Singh
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 546)


Optical biosensors are one of the most emerging devices due to high sensitivity and their compact size. In the past 10 years, optical biosensors based on interferometer and ring resonator structure can mostly be seen in the literature. During this decade, several biosensors families have been seen, which have advantageous combinations of properties. These lead to label-free biosensing, high quality factor and transmissivity, better limit of detection and sensitivity, cost-effective production, miniaturization, and the ability of lab on chip integration. This review paper compiles the most relevant research of the past years categorizing them into the group of interferometer-based biosensors and ring resonator based biosensors.


Refractive index Waveguide Interferometer Ring resonator Optical biosensor 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nitesh Mudgal
    • 1
    Email author
  • Ankit Agarwal
    • 1
  • Ankur Saharia
    • 1
  • Sourabh Sahu
    • 1
  • Ashish Kumar Ghunawat
    • 1
  • Ghanshyam Singh
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electronics and Communication EngineeringMalaviya National Institute of Technology JaipurJaipurIndia

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