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1. WO2017131768 - ANALYTE DETECTION PACKAGE WITH TUNABLE LENS

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CLAIMS

1 . An analyte detection package, comprising:

a chamber;

a surface-enhanced luminescence analyte stage within the chamber; and a tunable lens integrated with the package to focus radiation onto the analyte stage.

2. The analyte detection package of claim 1 , the lens to move relative to the analyte stage to adjust the focus of the lens.

3. The analyte detection package of claim 1 , further comprising:

a substrate to support the analyte stage;

a housing to support the lens, the housing extended from the substrate to form the chamber therebetween; and

an actuator to move the lens relative to the substrate to adjust the focus of the lens.

4. The analyte detection package of claim 3, the actuator to move a portion of the housing supporting the lens relative to the substrate to move the lens relative to the analyte stage.

5. The analyte detection package of claim 3, the actuator to variably move the lens toward the analyte stage.

6. The analyte detection package of claim 3, wherein the actuator comprises a micro-electro-mechanical system actuator.

7. The analyte detection package of claim 1 , wherein the surface-enhanced luminescence analyte stage includes surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy structures.

8. An analyte detection package, comprising:

a surface-enhanced luminescence analyte stage;

a lens to focus radiation onto the analyte stage;

a housing supporting the lens;

a substrate supporting the analyte stage and the housing; and

an actuator to move the lens relative to the substrate to adjust a focus of the lens.

9. The analyte detection package of claim 8, the actuator to move a portion of the housing supporting the lens relative to the substrate to adjust the focus of the lens.

10. A method of tuning a lens of an analyte detection package, comprising: providing an analyte detection package having a chamber and a surface-enhanced luminescence analyte stage within the chamber;

integrating a lens with the analyte detection package; and

moving the lens relative to the analyte stage to focus radiation onto the analyte stage.

1 1 . The method of claim 10, wherein moving the lens includes variably adjusting the focus of the lens.

12. The method of claim 10, wherein providing the analyte detection package and integrating the lens with the analyte detection package comprises:

supporting the lens with a housing;

supporting the housing and the analyte stage with a substrate; and defining the chamber between the housing and the substrate.

13. The method of claim 12, wherein moving the lens includes moving a portion of the housing supporting the lens relative to the substrate.

14. The method of claim 10, wherein moving the lens includes moving the lens with a micro-electro-mechanical system actuator.

15. The method of claim 10, wherein the surface-enhanced luminescence analyte stage includes surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy structures.