Biological lasing in liquid microdroplets deposited on a superhydrophobic surface

A. Jonás, M. Aas, Y. Karadag, H. Bayraktar, S. Anand, D. McGloin, A. Kiraz

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We demonstrate lasing in water/glycerol microdroplets which stand on a superhydrophobic surface and contain purified Venus variant of the yellow fluorescent protein or dilute suspensions of E. Coli bacterial cells expressing stably the Venus protein.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationQELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2014
PublisherOptical Society of American (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557529992
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes
EventCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2014 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: 8 Jun 201413 Jun 2014

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


ConferenceCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2014
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA


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