A section of Sensors (ISSN 1424-8220).
Chemical Analysis is performed to answer questions: Is our environment safe? Are we healthy? etc. The results answer our questions and give us the information we need to address any problems. If possible, the analysis is performed continuously on site so that any problems can be immediately corrected. The role of chemical sensors is to provide these measurements.
Ideal chemical sensors provide continuous in situ analysis and can be connected to actuators that correct for any problem revealed by the measurement. However, their availability is limited and we often have to settle for on site one time measurements. These can be repeated at appropriate time intervals to see how concentrations vary with time.The chemical sensors section of Sensors deals with all aspects of on site chemical analysis from continuous measurements to one time on site measurements to the science underlying these measurements.
Following special issues within this section are currently open for submissions:
- Applications of Raman Spectroscopy in Sensors (Deadline: 30 August 2018)
- Artificial Olfaction and Taste (Deadline: 30 March 2018)
- Carbon Materials Based Sensors and the Application (Deadline: 25 February 2018)
- Colorimetric Nanosensors (Deadline: 15 May 2018)
- Graphene Based Sensors and Electronics (Deadline: 31 July 2018)
- Lab on Fiber Optrodes for Chemical and Biological Sensing: Recent Trends and Advances (Deadline: 1 March 2018)
- Luminescence and Chemiluminescence Sensors (Deadline: 10 June 2018)
- Nanostructured Hybrid Materials Based Opto-Electronics Sensors (Deadline: 15 September 2018)
- Non-Invasive Biomedical Sensors (Deadline: 30 September 2018)
- Novel Sensors Based on Metal Oxide Films and Structures (Deadline: 20 May 2018)
- Optical Chemical Nanosensors (Deadline: 15 January 2019)
- Paper-Based Sensors (Deadline: 30 June 2018)
- Potentiometric Chemical Sensors (Deadline: 10 June 2018)
- Screen-Printed Electrodes (Deadline: 15 March 2018)
- Smart Sensing System for Real-Time Monitoring (Deadline: 30 June 2018)
- Supramolecular Chemistry for Sensors Application (Deadline: 30 July 2018)
- Thin-Film Transistors for Biomedical and Chemical Sensing (Deadline: 1 March 2018)
- VOC Sensors Applicable to IoT and Healthcare (Deadline: 31 July 2018)