Tarmo Nuutinen

Department of Biology, University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu Campus

Use of Optical Nanostructures for Biological Fluorescence and Raman Measurements - Conceptions on Multifunctional Sample Surfaces


Professor Marjo Yliperttula, Division of Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Helsinki, Helsinki

Docent Vesa Hytönen, Institute of Biosciences and Medical Technology, University of Tampere, Tampere


Professor Pekka Hänninen, Laboratory of Biophysics, Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy, University of Turku, Turku


Professor Juhani Syväoja, Department of Biosciences, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio Campus


  1. Karvinen P, Nuutinen T, Hyvärinen O, Vahimaa P (2008) Enhancement of laser-induced fluorescence at 473 nm excitation with sub-wavelength resonant waveguide gratings. Opt. Express, 16: 16364-16370
  2. Karvinen P, Nuutinen T, Rahomäki J, Hyvärinen O, Vahimaa P (2009) Strong fluorescence-signal gain with single-excitation-enhancing and emission-directing nanostructured diffraction grating. Opt. Lett., 34: 3208-3210
  3. Nuutinen T, Karvinen P, Rahomäki J, Vahimaa P (2012) Resonant waveguide grating (RWG): overcoming the problem of angular sensitivity by conical, broad-band illumination for fluorescence measurements. Anal. Methods, 5: 281-284
  4. Rahomäki J, Nuutinen T, Karvonen L, Honkanen S, Vahimaa P (2013) Horizontal slot waveguide channel for enhanced Raman scattering. Opt. Express, 21: 9060-9068