Real-time detection of bacterial spores

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

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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 - Jan 1 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
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Dogariu, A., Huang, Y., Pestov, D., Murawski, R., Sokolov, A. V., & Scully, M. O. (2007). Real-time detection of bacterial spores. In Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2007 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of America.