Special Issue "Sensing with Quantum Dots"

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A special issue of Sensors (ISSN 1424-8220).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 August 2011)

Special Issue Editors

Guest Editor
Dr. Igor Medintz
Center for Bio/Molecular Science and Engineering, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, Code 6900, 4555 Overlook Ave. SW, 20375 Washington DC, USA
E-Mail: igor.medintz@nrl.navy.mil
Phone: +1 202 4046046
Fax: +1 202 7679594
Interests: energy transfer with nanoparticles; FRET; supramolecular chemistry; nanoparticle-biological interface; biosensors

Guest Editor
Prof. Dr. Niko Hildebrandt
Institut d'Electronique Fondamentale, Université Paris-Sud 11 - Bât 220, 91405, Orsay, France
E-Mail: niko.hildebrandt@u-psud.fr
Interests: FRET, biophotonics, nanobiosensors, diagnostics, time- resolved spectroscopy/microscopy

Guest Editor
Dr. Thomas Pons
Laboratoire Physique et Etude des Matériaux, ESPCI-CNRS-UPMC UMR8213 10, rue Vauquelin, 75005 Paris, France
E-Mail: thomas.pons@espci.fr
Interests: quantum dot synthesis, nanoparticle-biological interface, biological sensing with nanoparticles, FRET, cellular imaging, in vivo imaging

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Interest in utilizing quantum dots (QDs) within all types of sensing and imaging applications continues to grow nearly unabated. We have been generously asked by Sensors to guest edit a special issue that focuses on and reflects the vibrant research ongoing in this area.

We invite manuscripts for this forthcoming special issue that describe all aspects pertinent to sensing with quantum dots. This includes reviews that provide a current or critical overview of the state of the art in a particular QD application such as immunoassays, imaging, and the like or alternatively a signal transduction modality such as FRET, direct fluorescence or electrochemical detection. Reviews that focus on many related topics such as synthesizing QDs for sensing along with bioconjugation and characterization of QD sensor assemblies are also welcomed. Similarly, original research papers that describe all aspects of utilizing QDs in sensing whether the targets are biological (protein, DNA) or abiotic (ions or physical parameters such as temperature) are also of interest. If you have a preliminary idea or suggestion you would like to discuss beforehand, please feel free to contact us. We look forward to and welcome your participation in this special issue.

Prof. Dr. Niko Hildebrandt
Dr. Igor Medintz
Dr. Thomas Pons
Guest Editors

Published Papers (18 papers)

Sensors 2012, 12(5), 6049-6074; doi:10.3390/s120506049
Received: 14 March 2012; in revised form: 6 April 2012 / Accepted: 20 April 2012 / Published: 10 May 2012
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Sensors 2012, 12(1), 549-572; doi:10.3390/s120100549
Received: 30 November 2011; in revised form: 30 December 2011 / Accepted: 31 December 2011 / Published: 5 January 2012
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Sensors 2011, 11(12), 11736-11751; doi:10.3390/s111211736
Received: 2 November 2011; in revised form: 6 December 2011 / Accepted: 13 December 2011 / Published: 16 December 2011
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Sensors 2011, 11(12), 11664-11678; doi:10.3390/s111211664
Received: 27 October 2011; in revised form: 26 November 2011 / Accepted: 9 December 2011 / Published: 15 December 2011
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Sensors 2011, 11(12), 11335-11342; doi:10.3390/s111211335
Received: 24 August 2011; in revised form: 18 October 2011 / Accepted: 14 November 2011 / Published: 28 November 2011
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Sensors 2011, 11(12), 11036-11055; doi:10.3390/s111211036
Received: 12 October 2011; in revised form: 21 November 2011 / Accepted: 22 November 2011 / Published: 28 November 2011
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Sensors 2011, 11(11), 10624-10637; doi:10.3390/s111110624
Received: 16 September 2011; in revised form: 25 October 2011 / Accepted: 2 November 2011 / Published: 8 November 2011
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Sensors 2011, 11(11), 10557-10570; doi:10.3390/s111110557
Received: 14 September 2011; in revised form: 26 October 2011 / Accepted: 26 October 2011 / Published: 7 November 2011
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Sensors 2011, 11(11), 10388-10397; doi:10.3390/s111110388
Received: 26 September 2011; in revised form: 24 October 2011 / Accepted: 25 October 2011 / Published: 31 October 2011
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Sensors 2011, 11(11), 10372-10387; doi:10.3390/s111110372
Received: 27 September 2011; in revised form: 21 October 2011 / Accepted: 24 October 2011 / Published: 31 October 2011
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Sensors 2011, 11(10), 9951-9972; doi:10.3390/s111009951
Received: 22 September 2011; in revised form: 11 October 2011 / Accepted: 17 October 2011 / Published: 21 October 2011
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Sensors 2011, 11(10), 9732-9763; doi:10.3390/s111009732
Received: 1 September 2011; in revised form: 4 October 2011 / Accepted: 17 October 2011 / Published: 18 October 2011
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Sensors 2011, 11(10), 9667-9684; doi:10.3390/s111009667
Received: 1 September 2011; in revised form: 29 September 2011 / Accepted: 30 September 2011 / Published: 12 October 2011
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Sensors 2011, 11(9), 8358-8369; doi:10.3390/s110908358
Received: 18 July 2011; in revised form: 22 August 2011 / Accepted: 22 August 2011 / Published: 29 August 2011
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Sensors 2011, 11(8), 7879-7891; doi:10.3390/s110807879
Received: 25 April 2011; in revised form: 29 July 2011 / Accepted: 1 August 2011 / Published: 11 August 2011
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Sensors 2011, 11(6), 6396-6410; doi:10.3390/s110606396
Received: 14 April 2011; in revised form: 10 June 2011 / Accepted: 13 June 2011 / Published: 16 June 2011
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Sensors 2011, 11(6), 6214-6236; doi:10.3390/s110606214
Received: 26 April 2011; in revised form: 26 May 2011 / Accepted: 7 June 2011 / Published: 9 June 2011
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Sensors 2011, 11(2), 2077-2089; doi:10.3390/s110202077
Received: 30 November 2010; in revised form: 29 December 2010 / Accepted: 6 February 2011 / Published: 10 February 2011
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