Special Issue "Photonic Sensors for Biological and Chemical Measurements"
A special issue of Chemosensors (ISSN 2227-9040).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (15 April 2014)
Prof. Dr Yu-Lung Lo
Dr. Julian Chi Chiu Chan
Division of Bioengineering, School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 637457, Singapore
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Interests: optical chemical sensing; optical bio-sensing; optical sensing devices; optical signal processing; medical image processing; optical image processing
The guided wave optics device for photonic sensors (including optical fiber sensors, planar waveguide sensors, and optical sensors) has been intensively studied over two decades for applications in biological and chemical measurements. Photonic sensors may be built based on different mechanisms such as intensity-based, phase-based, polarization-based, wavelength-based, Raman scattering-based, spectroscopic, surface plasmon resonance, and fluorescence emitted types. Progress in designing photonic sensors continues with new mechanism and guided wave optics device in different new fields. Thus, the special issue of journal of Chemosensors includes:
- sensors based on optics/planar waveguide/ novel fibers including photonic crystal fiber, photonic bandgap fiber, and other specialty fiber like micro-nano fiber
- novel demodulation techniques
- applications in relatively new areas such as biomedical engineering and chemical engineering.
This special issue will give the reader some of the exciting areas of photonic sensors with this collection of innovative research articles. There will be no fees for all manuscripts in this special issue.
Prof. Dr. Yu-Lung Lo
Dr. Julian Chi Chiu Chan
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