Chau Lai-Kwan, Huan-Tsung Chang
Published October 26, 2012
Reference - 322 Pages - 29 Color & 83 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9789814267243 - CAT# N10569
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This book provides a comprehensive overview of the use of noble metal nanoparticles for bioimaging and biosensing. It starts with a review on the synthesis, characterization, optical properties, and bioconjugation of noble metal nanoparticles, followed by introduction of various biodetection techniques based on noble metal nanoparticles. In between these topics, microfabrication of biosensing chips and the use of microfluidics to enhance biosensing performance are discussed.
Synthesis, characterization, and optical properties of noble metal nanoparticles; CRC Wang
Bioconjugation of noble metal nanoparticles and their applications to biolabeling and bioimaging; CS Yeh
Colorimetric bioassays using noble metal nanoparticles; MF Huang, YW Lin, and HT Chang Slide- and microarray-based biosensors using noble metal nanoparticles; PJ Huang and LK Chau
Optical waveguide-based biosensors using noble metal nanoparticles; CM Chang and LK Chau
Fabrication of biosensing chips; WT Wu, WH Hsieh, and GH Feng
Microfluidics for biosensing chips; SC Wang
Biodetection based on resonance light-scattering of noble metal nanoparticles; CC Hu and TC Chiu
Photoluminescence of gold nanoparticles and their applications to sensing and cell imaging; CC Huang and YS Lin
Biodetection based on fluorescence quenching and surface-enhanced fluorescence using noble metal nanoparticles; YW Lin, CW Liu and HT Chang
Surface-enhanced Raman scattering based on noble metal nanoparticles; LL Tay
Mass spectrometric bioanalysis assisted by noble metal nanoparticles; YH Lin and WL Tseng
"This book presents an extensive collection covering topics ranging from the fundamental principles of noble metal nanoparticles to their versatile bioapplications. It provides a deep insight into the multidisciplinary approach of noble metal nanoparticles in bioimaging and biosensing, especially for young scientists seeking inspiration from cutting-edge technologies all over the world."
—Prof. Byoungho Lee - Seoul National University, Korea
"This book offers timely reviews of the exciting and emerging field of noble metal nanoparticles and their applications in biodetection. It will benefit scientists in the field who want to keep abreast of the state of the art, graduate students who want to learn the subject, and engineers or doctors who want to apply the methods in their practice."
—Dr. Yi Lu - University of Illinois, USA