Biosensors Based on Nanomaterials and Nanodevices

Biosensors Based on Nanomaterials and Nanodevices

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  • Describes the concepts, principles, materials, device fabrications, functions, system integrations, and applications of various biosensors based on signal transduction mechanisms
  • Explains how to utilize the unique properties of nanomaterials to construct nanostructured biosensors to achieve enhanced performance
  • Includes examples of biosensors based on both typical and emerging nanomaterials, such as gold nanoparticles, quantum dots, graphene, graphene oxides, magnetic nanoparticles, carbon nanotubes, inorganic nanowires/nanorods, plasmonic nanostructures, and photonic crystals
  • Demonstrates the broad applications of nanostructured biosensors in environmental monitoring, food safety, industrial quality assurance, and in vitro and in vivo health diagnosis
  • Inspires new ideas for tackling multiscale and multidisciplinary issues in developing high-performance biosensors for complex practical biomedical problems

Summary

Biosensors Based on Nanomaterials and Nanodevices links interdisciplinary research from leading experts to provide graduate students, academics, researchers, and industry professionals alike with a comprehensive source for key advancements and future trends in nanostructured biosensor development. It describes the concepts, principles, materials, device fabrications, functions, system integrations, and applications of various types of biosensors based on signal transduction mechanisms, including fluorescence, photonic crystal, surface-enhanced Raman scattering, electrochemistry, electro-luminescence, field-effect transistor, and magnetic effect. The book:

  • Explains how to utilize the unique properties of nanomaterials to construct nanostructured biosensors to achieve enhanced performance
  • Features examples of biosensors based on both typical and emerging nanomaterials, such as gold nanoparticles, quantum dots, graphene, graphene oxides, magnetic nanoparticles, carbon nanotubes, inorganic nanowires/nanorods, plasmonic nanostructures, and photonic crystals
  • Demonstrates the broad applications of nanostructured biosensors in environmental monitoring, food safety, industrial quality assurance, and in vitro and in vivo health diagnosis
  • Inspires new ideas for tackling multiscale and multidisciplinary issues in developing high-performance biosensors for complex practical biomedical problems

Focusing on the connection between nanomaterials research and biosensor development, Biosensors Based on Nanomaterials and Nanodevices illustrates the exciting possibilities and critical challenges of biosensors based on nanomaterials and nanodevices for future health monitoring, disease diagnosis, therapeutic treatments, and beyond.

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Contributors

Opportunities and Challenges of Biosensors Based on Nanomaterials and Nanodevices
Jun Li and Nianqiang (Nick) Wu

Optical Biosensors

Synthesis and Characterization of Quantum Dots
Haiguang Zhao and Dongling Ma

Quantum Dots for Bioimaging
Zoraida P. Aguilar

Fluorescent Sensors Based on Energy Transfer and Charge Transfer
Ming Li and Nianqiang (Nick) Wu

Graphene-Based Optical Biosensors and Imaging
Zhiwen Tang, Shijiang He, Hao Pei, Dan Du, Chunhai Fan, and Yuehe Lin

Biosensing Based on Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy
Gang Logan Liu, Wenwei Zheng, Pingping Zhang, and Fanqing (Frank) Chen

In Vivo Biodetection Using Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy
Seunghyun Lee, Ulhas S. Kadam, Ana Paula Craig, and Joseph Irudayaraj

Photonic Crystal Biosensors
Bashar Hamza, Maurya Srungarapu, Anand Kadiyala, Jeremy Dawson, and Lawrence Hornak

Nanomaterial-Based Electrochemiluminescence Biosensors
Rongfu Huang and Liang-Hong Guo

Electrical Biosensors
Nanocrystalline Diamond Biosensors
Prabhu U. Arumugam, Shabnam Siddiqui, Hongjun Zeng, and John A. Carlisle

Carbon Nanotube-Based Electrochemical Biosensors
Feng Du, Lin Zhu, and Liming Dai

Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanofibers for Biointerfacing
Ryan Pearce, Timothy E. McKnight, and Anatoli Melechko

Graphene-Based Electrochemical Biosensors
Chun Xian Guo, Shu Rui Ng, and Chang Ming Li

Bioelectronics on Graphene
Vikas Berry

Nanowire Field-Effect Transistor Biosensors
Fumiaki Ishikawa, Xiaoli Wang, Noppadol Aroonyadet, and Chongwu Zhou

Magnetic Nanoparticles for Biosensing and Cancer Treatment
Biosensing and Cancer Treatment with Magnetic Nanoparticles
Stefan Bossmann, Viktor Chikan, and Raj Kumar Dani

Biosensors Based on Thermal Properties

Solid-Liquid Phase Change Nanoparticles as Thermally Addressable Biosensors
Chaoming Wang, Yan Hong, Liyuan Ma, and Ming Su

Microfluidic and Lab-on-Chip Technologies for Biosensors
Yuxin Liu and Xiang Li

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