Special Issue "Biosensors and MEMS-based Diagnostic Applications"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (15 December 2020) | Viewed by 35770
Interests: diagnostics; micro-fluidics and lab-on-a-chip devices; sensor applications in medical diagnosis, chemistry, food safety and biotechnology; nanomaterials in health care diagnostics
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Biosensors and micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) have witnessed rapid development and enormous interest over the past decades. Constant advancement in diagnostic, medical and chemical applications has been demonstrated with regard to several platforms and tools. Biosensors, relying on various sensing platforms such as surface plasmon resonance, piezoelectric, electrochemical, lab-on-a-chip, and paper, have been broadly used in research.
Covering various excitation and readout schemes, MEMS devices transduce physical parameter changes, such as mass, temperature, or stress, caused by alterations in anticipated measurands, to electrical signals that can be further processed. Common examples of MEMS platforms include accelerometers, magnetic field sensors, pressure sensors, radiation sensors, microphones, and particulate matter sensors.
The aim of this Special Issue is to cover biosensors and MEMS-based diagnostic applications in health care, chemistry, biotechnology, food safety and environmental monitoring. We invite full research papers, review articles and communications covering related topics included in the keywords below. We would like to collect up-to-date research from emerging investigators and pioneers and a collection of comprehensive reviews from leading experts in the field.
Dr. Zeynep Altintas
Manuscript Submission Information
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- MEMS arrays
- MEMS modelling
- Electrochemical sensors
- SPR sensors
- Piezoelectric sensors
- Lab-on-a chip platforms
- Microfluidics devices
- Paper-based sensors
- Sensor and MEMS applications
- Food safety
- Environmental monitoring
- Drug research
- Health care