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Dr. ir. Daan Martens  (Postdoctoral Researcher)

This person worked in the group from 2012 till 2018.

Affiliation: Brolis Semiconductors
Address: Gent
Research Area: Photonic biosensors in silicon nitride with a broadband light source and on-chip spectral filter
Promotor: Peter Bienstman
PhD Thesis: Daan Martens, Fotonische biosensoren in siliciumnitride met een geintegreerde golflengtefilter uitgelezen door een breedbandige lichtbron, Photonic Biosensors in Silicon Nitride with an On-Chip Spectral Filter Read Out by a Broadband Light Source, 6/2017

Specific Research Topics

Publications (-1)

    International Journals

  1. D. Martens, P. Bienstman, Study on the limit of detection in MZI-based biosensor systems, Scientific Reports, 9, p.5767 doi:10.1038/s41598-019-42305-8 (2019)  Download this Publication (2MB).
  2. M. Murib, D. Martens, P. Bienstman, Label-free real-time optical monitoring of DNA hybridization using SiN Mach-Zehnder interferometer-based integrated biosensing platform, Journal of Biomedical Optics, 23(12), p.127002 doi:10.1117/1.JBO.23.12.127002 (2018)  Download this Publication (1MB).
  3. P. Ramirez-Priego, D. Martens, A. A. Elamin, P. Soetaert, W. Van Roy, R. Vos, B. Anton, R. Bockstaele, H. Becker, M. Singh, P. Bienstman, L.M. Lechuga, Label-free and real-time detection of tuberculosis in human urine samples using a nanophotonic point-of-care platform, ACS Sensors, 3(10), p.2079-2086 doi:10.1021/acssensors.8b00393 (2018)  Download this Publication (2.2MB).
  4. D. Martens, P.Raminez-Priego, M. Murib, A.A. Elamin, A.B. Gonzalez-Guerrero, M. Stehr, F. Jonas, B. Anton, N. Hlawatch, P. Soetaert, R. Vos, A. Stassen, S. Severi, W. Van Roy, R. Bockstaele, H. Becker, M. Singh, L.M. Lechuga, P. Bienstman, A low-cost integrated biosensing platform based on SiN nanophotonics for biomarker detection in urine, Analytical Methods, 10(25), p.3066-3073 doi:10.1039/c8ay00666k (2018)  Download this Publication (2.2MB).
  5. D. Martens, P. Bienstman, Comparison between Vernier-cascade and MZI as transducer for biosensing with on-chip spectral filter, Nanophotonics 2017, doi:10.1515/nanoph-2016-0181 (2017)  Download this Publication (1.2MB).
  6. D. Martens, D. Genghua, P. Bienstman, Optimized Si3N4 grating couplers for relaxed alignment requirements under flood illumination, Applied Optics, 56(5), p.1286-1290 doi:10.1364/ao.56.001286 (2017)  Download this Publication (742KB).
  7. A. Subramanian, E.M.P. Ryckeboer, A. Dhakal, F. Peyskens, A. Malik, B. Kuyken, H. Zhao, S. Pathak, A. Ruocco, A. De Groote, P.C. Wuytens, D. Martens, F. Leo, W. Xie, U.D. Dave, M. Muneeb, Pol Van Dorpe, J. Van Campenhout, W. Bogaerts, P. Bienstman, N. Le Thomas, D. Van Thourhout, Zeger Hens, G. Roelkens, R. Baets, Silicon and silicon nitride photonic circuits for spectroscopic sensing on-a-chip , Photonics Research (invited), 5(3), p.B47 doi:10.1364/PRJ.3.000B47 (2015)  Download this Publication (1.5MB).
  8. M.S. Murib, W.S. Yeap, D. Martens, X. Liu, P. Bienstman, M. Fahlman, M.J. Schoning, L. Michiels, K. Haenen, A. Serpenguzel, P. Wagner, Photonic studies on polymer-coated sapphire-spheres: a model system for biological ligands, Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 222, p.212-219 doi:10.1016/j.sna.2014.11.024 (2015)  Download this Publication (1.7MB).
  9. D. Martens, A. Subramanian, S. Pathak, M. Vanslembrouck, P. Bienstman, W. Bogaerts, R. Baets, Compact Silicon Nitride Arrayed Waveguide Gratings for Very Near-infrared Wavelengths, Photonics Technology Letters, 27(2), p.137 - 140  doi:10.1109/LPT.2014.2363298 (2015)  Download this Publication (1.1MB).
  10. M. S. Murib, W.-S. Yeap, D. Martens, P. Bienstman, W. De Ceuninck, B. van Grinsven, M.J. Schöning, L. Michiels, K. Haenen, M. Ameloot, A. Serpeng¨¹zel, P. Wagner, Photonic detection and characterization of DNA using sapphire microspheres, Journal of Biomedical Optics, 19(9), p.097006 doi:10.1117/1.jbo.19.9.097006 (2014)  Download this Publication (3.3MB).
    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. E.M.P. Ryckeboer, X. Nie, A. Dhakal, D. Martens, P. Bienstman, G. Roelkens, R. Baets, Spectroscopic sensing and applications in Silicon Photonics, International Conference on Group IV Photonics (invited), Germany, p.81-82 doi:10.1109/group4.2017.8082206 (2017)  Download this Publication (726KB).
  2. E.M.P. Ryckeboer, D. Martens, H. D'heer, P. Bienstman, D. Van Thourhout, R. Baets, Optofluidic devices based on Silicon photonics, EOS World of Photonics Congress (invited), (2017).
  3. D. Martens, G. Dong, P. Bienstman, Grating couplers under flood illumination as a low-cost readout mechanism for photonic sensors, Proceedings Symposium IEEE Photonics Society Benelux, p.211-214 (2016)  Download this Publication (237KB).
  4. B. Geers, J.F.I.B Hoste, L. Hardy, D. Martens, M. Singh, A. Elamin, F. Jonas, A.B. Gonzales-Guerrero, L. Lechuga, W. Van Roy, R. Vos, A. Stassen, S. Severi, R. Bockstaele, H. Becker, P. Bienstman, Pocket - point-of-care system for the label free detection of bacterial pathogens, Compamed/Medica (invited), Germany, (2016).
  5. A.A. Elamin, D. Martens, A.B. Gonzales-Guerrero, M. Stehr, F. Jonas, W. Van Roy, R. Vos, A. Stasses, S. Severi, R. Bockstaele, P. Soetaert, B. Anton, H. Becker, L.M. Lechuga, P. Bienstman, M. Singh, Tuberculosis POCT: an integrated photonic biosensor for tuberculosis detection, AACC CPOCT International Symposium, Denmark, p.P38 (2016)  Download this Publication (636KB).
  6. E.M.P. Ryckeboer, X. Nie, A. Subramanian, D. Martens, P. Bienstman, S. Clemmen, S. Severi, R. Jansen, G. Roelkens, R. Baets, CMOS-compatible silicon nitride spectrometers for lab-on-a-chip spectral sensing, Photonics Europe 2016, Proc. SPIE 9891, Silicon Photonics and Photonic Integrated Circuits V, 98911K (invited), Belgium, doi:10.1117/12.2234978 (2016)  Download this Publication (1.3MB).
  7. D. Martens, P. Bienstman, M. Sing, A.A. Elamin, F. Jonas, A.B. Gonzalez-Guerrero, L.M. Lechuga, W. Van Roy, R. Vos, A. Stassen, A. Severi, R. Bockstaele, H. Becker, A point-of-care integrated photonic biosensor, Europt[r]ode, Austria, p.OL 7.4 (2016).
  8. R. Alemany Server, D. Martens, K. Jans, P. Bienstman, D. Hill, Advances towards reliable identification and concentration determination of rare cells in peripheral blood, 14th SPIE Photonics West Conference - Microfluidics, bioMEMS, and Medical Microsystems (invited), United States, p.97050G doi:10.1117/12.2218621 (2016)  Download this Publication (602KB).
  9. D. Martens, A. Stassen, W. Van Roy, P. Bienstman, Novelty low-cost integrated photonic biosensor using broadband source and on-chip spectral filter, IEEE Photonics Society Benelux, Belgium, p.173-176 (2016)  Download this Publication (277KB).
  10. W. Van Roy, P. Neutens, T. Claes, R. Jansen, A. Subramanian, K. Jans, J. O'Callaghan, T. Stakenborg, D. Vercruysse, R. Stahl, B. Du Bois, Ph. Helin, A. Stassen, S. Severi, D. Martens, P. Bienstman, P. Deshpande, R. Baets, A. Lambrechts, L. Lagae, X. Rottenberg, P. Van Dorpe, Si and SiN Biophotonic Technology Platform, Applied to Biosensing, Spectroscopy, and Lens-Free Imaging, SSDM2015 (invited), Japan, doi:10.7567/ssdm.2015.a-6-1 (2015)  Download this Publication (92KB).
  11. D. Delbeke, A. Subramanian, P. Cardile, W. Woestenborghs, A. Ruocco, J.W. Hoste, D. Martens, A. Dhakal, P. Bienstman, G. Roelkens, N. Le Thomas, R. Baets, Silicon photonics for on-chip spectrophotometry, 12th International Conference on GPF (invited), United States, p.FC1 doi:10.1109/group4.2015.7305901 (2015)  Download this Publication (897KB).
  12. M.S. Murib, W.S. Yeap, D. Martens, L. Michiels, M.J. Schoning, W. De Ceuninck, K. Haenen, P. Bienstman, A. Serpenguzel, P. Wagner, Sapphire microspheres: possible applications to biosensing, 2015 Conference on Lasers and Electro-optics Europe & European Quantum Electronics Conference (CLEO Europe), Germany, p.paper CL-P.8 SUN (2015)  Download this Publication (1.1MB).
  13. 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).
  14. 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).
  15. 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).
  16. 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).
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