The Arndt Group recently published in Analytical Chemistry on how to improve Laser-induced acoustic desorption (LIAD) for natural biochromophores. This methodology might enable us to use fragile biomolecules in Quantum-enhanced metrology experiments.
Ugur Sezer, Lisa Wörner, Johannes Horak, Lukas Felix, Jens Tüxen, Christoph Götz, Alipasha Vaziri, Marcel Mayor, and Markus Arndt
Laser-induced acoustic desorption of natural and functionalized biochromophores
Anal. Chem., 2015, 87 (11), pp 5614–5619 (Download)