Biological and Medical Sensor Technologies presents contributions from top experts who explore the development and implementation of sensors for various applications used in medicine and biology. Edited by a pioneer in the area of advanced semiconductor materials, the book is divided into two sections.
The first part covers sensors for biological applications. Topics include:
The second part of the book deals with sensors for medical applications. This section addresses:
Composed of contributions from some of the world’s foremost experts in their respective fields, this book covers a wide range of subjects. It explores everything from sensors and communication systems found in nature to the latest advances in manmade sensors. The end result is a useful collection of stimulating insights into the many exciting applications of sensor technologies in everyday life.
Part I: Sensors for Biological Applications
Advanced Sensing and Communication in Biological World, A. Ukil
Physics and Modeling of DNA-Derivative Architectures for Long-Wavelength Bio-Sensing, A. Bykhovski and D. Woolard
Label-Free Biosensors for Biomedical Applications: The Potential of Integrated Optical Biosensors and Silicon Photonics, J.W. Chamberlain and D. Ratner
Quartz Crystal Microbalance–Based Biosensors, Ş. Şeker and Y. Murat Elçin
Toward Printable Lab-on-a-Chip Technologies for Cell Analytics, M. Brischwein, G. Scarpa, H. Grothe, B. Wolf, and S. Thalhammer
Construction of Enzyme Biosensors Based on a Commercial Glucose Sensor Platform, Y. Cui
Future Directions for Breath Sensors, A. Panigrahy, J.-P. Delplanque, and C.E. Davis
Solid-State Gas Sensors for Clinical Diagnosis, G. Neri
Part II: Sensors for Medical Applications
Biosensors and Human Behavior Measurement: A State-of-the-Art Review, Y. Lin and D. Schmidt
Sweat Rate Wearable Sensors, P. Salvo
Future of Medical Imaging, M. Nadeski and G. Frantz
Spatial and Spectral Resolution of Semiconductor Detectors in Medical Imaging, B. Heismann
Advances in CMOS SSPM Detectors, J. Christian
High-Resolution CdTe Detectors and Their Application to Gamma-Ray Imaging, T. Takahashi, S. Watanabe, S. Ishikawa, G. Sato, and S. Takeda
Recent Advances in Positron Emission Tomography Technology, F. Taghibakhsh and C.S. Levin
Krzysztof (Kris) Iniewski is managing R&D at Redlen Technologies Inc., a startup company in Vancouver, Canada. Redlen’s revolutionary production process for advanced semiconductor materials enables a new generation of more accurate, alldigital, radiation-based imaging solutions. He is also a president of CMOS Emerging Technologies (www.cmoset.com), an organization of high-tech events covering communications, microsystems, optoelectronics, and sensors.