Biological and medical sensor technologies by Krzysztof Iniewski

By Krzysztof Iniewski

Biological and scientific Sensor Technologies offers contributions from most sensible specialists who discover the improvement and implementation of sensors for numerous functions utilized in medication and biology. Edited via a pioneer within the sector of complex semiconductor fabrics, the ebook is split into sections.

The first half covers sensors for organic purposes. subject matters include:

  • Advanced sensing and communique within the organic world
  • DNA-derivative architectures for long-wavelength bio-sensing
  • Label-free silicon photonics
  • Quartz crystal microbalance-based biosensors
  • Lab-on-chip applied sciences for cell-sensing applications
  • Enzyme biosensors
  • Future instructions for breath sensors
  • Solid-state gasoline sensors for medical diagnosis

The moment a part of the ebook bargains with sensors for clinical functions. This part addresses:

  • Bio-sensing and human habit measurements
  • Sweat cost wearable sensors
  • Various elements of clinical imaging
  • The way forward for scientific imaging
  • Spatial and spectral solution features of semiconductor detectors in scientific imaging
  • CMOS SSPM detectors
  • CdTe detectors and their purposes to gamma-ray imaging
  • Positron emission tomography (PET)

Composed of contributions from many of the world’s greatest specialists of their respective fields, this e-book covers quite a lot of matters. It explores every little thing from sensors and communique structures present in nature to the newest advances in artifical sensors. the outcome is an invaluable choice of stimulating insights into the numerous fascinating functions of sensor applied sciences in daily life.

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