Special Issue "Development and Evaluation of Nanostructured Electrochemical Sensors"

A special issue of Nanomaterials (ISSN 2079-4991).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 10 December 2020.

Special Issue Editor

Dr. Egan Doeven
Guest Editor
Centre for Regional and Rural Futures, Deakin University, Geelong, Australia
Interests: Lab on a chip; electrochemiluminescence; electrochemical sensors and biosensing; point of care diagnostics; additive manufacturing; electro-materials; nanostructured electrodes

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Over the last decade, electrochemical sensing has made enormous progress, with developments in creating sensors with improved selectivity, sensitivity, and versatility. One major factor driving this development has been the progress in the area of conductive nanostructured materials, nanoparticles, and nanofibers, giving access to sensing interfaces with tailored electrochemical and chemical properties, including enhanced electrocatalytic properties, enhanced surface areas (providing enhanced electrochemical area and area for the immobilization of biochemical sensing elements), access to novel biomaterial immobilization and signal transduction approaches, as well as the incorporation of tandem sensing strategies such as electrochemical Ramen spectroscopy. Examples of these materials include 2D conductive materials such as graphene and newly emergent 2D nanomaterials such as Xenes and other novel nanosheet-based materials, conductive fibers, particles such as hybrid metallic nanoparticles, and sensing interfaces including a variety of these materials providing synergistic effects.

For this Special Issue we invite investigators to submit original research articles, letters, as well as review and prospective view articles on fundamental developments in nanostructured electrochemical sensing interfaces, as well as new applications and material synthesis and characterization. This Issue will have a particular focus on novel electrochemiluminescence based biosensing strategies and nanomaterials for electrochemiluminescence, including low cost and point-of-care diagnostics.

Dr. Egan Doeven
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

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  • electrochemical sensors
  • nanomaterials
  • 2D materials
  • nanostructured sensors
  • electrochemical biosensors
  • point-of-care diagnostics
  • electrochemiluminescence

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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