Bio-MEMS and Bio-NEMS for Chemical Sensing

A special issue of Biosensors (ISSN 2079-6374).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 November 2016) | Viewed by 964

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Biosensor National Special Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Yuquan Campus, Zhouyiqing Building, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310027, China
Interests: biosensors and bioelectronics; electronic nose and electronic tongue; cell-based biosensors (cbbs) and organoid chips; bio-mems and bio-nems; biomimetic sensors
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Institute of Medical Engineering, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an 710061, China
Interests: cell- and molecule-based biosensors; DNA biosensors; microfluidic chips; molecular diagnostics; micro/nano devices for chemical sensing; electrochemical sensors
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

The fast advancement in micro- and nano-technologies are providing unprecedented opportunities for the development of Bio-MEMS (Bio-Micro-Electro-Mechanical System) and Bio-NEMS (Bio-Nano-Electro-Mechanical System) for chemical sensing. Exciting progress has been achieved due to the integration of micro/nano fabricated devices with functional sensitive nanomaterials, which introduced new features and higher performance to the chemical sensing systems, such as higher sensitivity, higher specificity, higher throughput, and lower cost. In this Special Issue, we would like to discuss the most recent developments and applications of Bio-MEMS and Bio-NEMS for chemical sensing. We would like to invite reviews and research articles related, but not limited to, the following topics: chemical sensitive cell- and molecule-based biosensors; micro/nano-structured devices for chemical sensing; electronic noses and electronic tongues; biomimetic olfactory- and taste-based biosensors; and gas sensors with micro/nano devices and nanomaterials.

Dr. Ping Wang
Dr. Chunsheng Wu
Guest Editors

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  • chemical sensing
  • micro/nano device
  • biosensor
  • gas sensor
  • olfaction and taste
  • microfluidics
  • nanomaterials

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