Biological lasing in liquid microdroplets deposited on a superhydrophobic surface

Alexandr Jonáš, Mehdi Aas, Yasin Karadag, Halil Bayraktar, Suman Anand, David McGloin, Alper 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:2014
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)9781557529992
Publication statusPublished - 2014
EventCLEO: QELS – Fundamental Science - San Jose Convention Center, San Jose, United States
Duration: 8 Jun 201413 Jun 2014

Publication series

NameOSA Technical Digest series
PublisherOptical Society of America


ConferenceCLEO: QELS – Fundamental Science
Abbreviated titleCLEO:2014
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose


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