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Ir. Sam Werquin  (Doctoral Researcher)

This person worked in the group from 2010 till 2014.

Affiliation: Sidmar
Address: Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 41
9000 Gent
Office: Office 1.40
Phone: +32-9-264-34-47
Research Area: Label-free nanophotonic silicon biosensors
Promotor: Peter Bienstman
PhD Thesis: Sam Werquin, Optimalisaties van een biosensorplatform met ringresonatoren voor toepassingen in DNA-detectie, Optimizations of a Ring Resonator Biosensor Platform for Applications in DNA Detection, 1/2015
Master Thesis: Sam Werquin, Traag licht voor gevoelige nanofotonische silicium biosensoren, 5/2010

Specific Research Topics


Publications (19)

    International Journals

  1. A. Van Eeghem, S. Werquin, J.F.I.B Hoste, A. Goes, E. Vanderleyden, P. Dubruel, P. Bienstman, Double positive effect of adding hexaethyelene glycol when optimizing the hybridization efficiency of a microring DNA detection assay, Applied Surface Science, p.321-328 doi:10.1016/j.apsusc.2017.02.064 (2017)  Download this Publication (1.7MB).
  2. S. Werquin, Y. De Koninck, P. Bienstman, Ring resonators wioth vertically coupling grating for densely mulitplexed applications, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 27(1), p.97-100 doi:10.1109/LPT.2014.2362844 (2015)  Download this Publication (2.9MB).
  3. S. Werquin, D. Vermeulen, P. Bienstman, Implementation of Surface Gratings for Reduced Coupling Noise in Silicon-on-Insulator Circuits, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 26(16), p.1589 - 1592 doi:10.1109/lpt.2014.2326735 (2014)  Download this Publication (663KB).
  4. J.W. Hoste, S. Werquin, T. Claes, P. Bienstman, Conformational analysis of proteins with a dual polarisation silicon microring, Optics Express, 22(3), p.2807-2820 doi:10.1364/oe.22.002807 (2014)  Download this Publication (11.5MB).
  5. P. Mechet, T. Spuesens, S. Werquin, K.T Vandoorne, N. Olivier, J.M. Fedeli, P. Regreny, D. Van Thourhout, G. Roelkens, G. Morthier, All-optical low-power 2R regeneration of 10Gb/s NRZ signals using a III-V on SOI microdisk laser, IEEE Photonics Journal, 5(6), p.7802510 doi:10.1109/jphot.2013.2287556 (2013)  Download this Publication (877KB).
  6. E.M.P. Ryckeboer, J. Vierendeels, A. Lee, S. Werquin, P. Bienstman, R. Baets, Measurement of small molecule diffusion with an optofluidic silicon chip, Lab on a Chip, 13(22), p.4392 - 4399 doi:10.1039/C3LC50752A (2013)  Download this Publication (1.8MB).
  7. S. Werquin, S. Verstuyft, P. Bienstman, Integrated interferometric approach to solve microring resonance splitting in biosensor applications, Optics Express, 21(14), p.16955-16963 doi:10.1364/oe.21.016955 (2013)  Download this Publication (636KB).
    Book / Book Chapter

  1. S. Werquin, J.F.I.B Hoste, D. Martens, T. Claes, P. Bienstman, Silicon photonic wire biochips, Computational Photonic Sensors, p.385-421 (2019).
    International Conferences

  1. C. Lerma Arce, E. Hallynck, S. Werquin, J.W. Hoste, D. Martens, Silicon photonics biosensing : different packaging platforms and applications, SPIE Photonics West (invited), 9320, United States, p.932006-1 doi:10.1117/12.2079088 (2015)  Download this Publication (557KB).
  2. A. Van Eeghem, S. Werquin, E. Vanderleyden, P. Bienstman, P. Dubruel, Functionalisation of nanophotonic silicon-on-insulator biosensor chips for real-time DNA detection, Diatech 2014, Belgium, p.34-35 (2014).
  3. J.W. Hoste, S. Werquin, P. Bienstman, Employing dual polarisation biosensing to study the conformational behaviour of BSA molecules during the adsorption to a silicon microring, EUROPT(R)ODE X11 Conference on optical Chemical Sensors & Biosensors, Greece, (2014)  Download this Publication (1.1MB).
  4. S. Werquin, D. Vermeulen, A. Goes, A. Van Eeghem, P. Dubruel, P. Bienstman, Improved performance of highly multiplexed silicion-on-insulator microring sensor chips by surface structure implementation, Nanoscale Imaging, Sensing, and Actuation for Biomedical Applications XI, 8954, United States, doi:10.1117/12.2037266 (2014)  Download this Publication (651KB).
  5. J.F.I.B Hoste, S. Werquin, P. Bienstman, Dual polarisation biosensing with an SOI microring, Proceedings of the 18th Annual Symposium of the IEEE Photonics Society Benelux Chapter, Netherlands, p.113-116 (2013)  Download this Publication (329KB).
  6. P. Bienstman, S. Werquin, C. Lerma Arce, E. Hallynck, T. Claes, J.W. Hoste, D. Martens, Silicon nanophotonics on-chip sensing, Progress In Electromagnetics Research Symposium (PIERS 2013) (invited), Sweden, p.1032 (2013)  Download this Publication (19KB).
  7. S. Werquin, A. Goes, P. Dubruel, P. Bienstman, Silicon-on-insulator microring resonators for photonic biosensing applications, ICTON 2013 (invited), Spain, p.paper Tu.A5.6 doi:10.1109/icton.2013.6602778 (2013)  Download this Publication (892KB).
  8. P. Bienstman, S. Werquin, C. Lerma Arce, D.Witters, R. Puers, J. Lammertyn, T. Claes, E. Hallynck, J.W. Hoste, D. Martens, Nanophotonic biosensors in silicon-on-insulator, The 17th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers 2013) (invited), Spain, p.2588-2591 doi:10.1109/transducers.2013.6627335 (2013)  Download this Publication (1.1MB).
  9. P. Bienstman, S. Werquin, C. Lerma Arce, D. Witters, R. Puers, J. Lammertyn, T. Claes, E. Hallynck, J.W. Hoste, D. Martens, Ring resonator based SOI biosensors, 2013 Photonics West Conference (invited), 8629, United States, p.paper 8629-41 doi:10.1117/12.2001242 (2013)  Download this Publication (568KB).
  10. E.M.P. Ryckeboer, A. Lee, S. Werquin, J. Vierendeels, P. Bienstman, R. Baets, Investigation of glucose diffusion using an optofluidic silicon chips, Proceedings of the 2012 Annual Symposium of the IEEE Photonics Society Belenux Chapter, Belgium, p.179-182 (2012)  Download this Publication (481KB).
  11. S. Werquin, P. Bienstman, Interferometric approach to solve microring resonance splitting in biosensor applications, Proceedings of the 2012 Annual Symposium of the IEEE Photonics Society Benelux, Belgium, p.187-190 (2012)  Download this Publication (453KB).
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