Real-time detection of bacterial spores

Arthur Dogariu, Yu Huang, Dmitry Pestov, Robert Murawski, Alexei V. Sokolov, Marlan O. Scully

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


We demonstrate a real-time method with high sensitivity and high selectivity for detection of Anthrax-surrogate spores using Coherent Anti-Stokes Raman Scattering. We reliably detect spores in less than 50 ms based on their vibrational spectra.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2007
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557528349, 9781557528346
StatePublished - 2007
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2007 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 6 2007May 6 2007

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2007
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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