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Special Issue "Optofluidic Detection and Sensing"

A special issue of Sensors (ISSN 1424-8220). This special issue belongs to the section "Optical Sensors".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 15 October 2023 | Viewed by 184

Special Issue Editors

Room 429 IAS Building, Southern Campus, Shenzhen University, Nanshan District, Shenzhen 518060, China
Interests: nanophotonics; lab on a chip; microfabrication; cell separation; imaging flow cytometry; deep learning
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Institute of Microscale Optoelectronics, Shenzhen University, Shenzhen, China
Interests: photoacoustic sensing imaging; optical super resolution imaging; optical properties of micro and nano particles

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

With the combined advantages of optical technology and microfluidics, optofluidics has quickly become an established tool for performing detection and sensing in diverse areas of biology, chemistry, and point-of-care diagnostics. Depending on the application scenario, these microfluidic components can be integrated with various optical techniques, such as surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS), surface plasma resonance (SPR), fluorescent imaging, ultra-fast imaging, and photoacoustic imaging, to form miniaturized devices for biomedical applications. The availability of data produced by optofluidics is well-aligned with the demand for efficient and accurate data analysis with the help of computational tools (e.g., compressive imaging, data mining, machine/deep learning) to aid in decision making in biomedical research and clinical settings.

Building on the excellent capabilities of optofluidics, this Special Issue aims to provide a valuable forum where scientists, engineers, and users in the field can share their most recent findings and understanding of basic principles, advanced techniques, and optofluidics applications. Topics of interest broadly include: (1) advanced technologies for optofluidics, (2) biological and clinical applications of optofluidics, and (3) computational techniques for optofluidics. Original research articles, short communications, and reviews are all welcome.

Dr. Sheng Yan
Prof. Dr. Hui Fang
Guest Editors

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  • optofluidics
  • microfluidics
  • optics
  • photonics
  • sensing

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