National Taiwan University has received US Patent No. 6,661,520, “Sensor system of surface plasmon resonance (SPR) and measuring method thereof.” The patent describes an SPR-based sensor system that includes an optical device to generate two light beams in sequence and a sensor device for generating two plasmon waves sequentially in response to changes in the optical characteristics of the light beams with respect to the substance. The waves generate resonance, resulting in a first and second reflective signal.

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