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Special Issue "2D Material based Plasmonic Biosensors"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 July 2020.
Optical sensors are useful tools for detecting various target molecules with high sensitivity and selectivity even in complex sample matrix (e.g., saliva, serum, urine). As one of the leading optical sensing technologies, surface plasmon resonance sensors are well known for real time screening and monitoring analyte interactions. In recent years, the development of the fabrication and integration of nanostructures has boomed the design of the Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR) sensors in a more effective and miniature way. Novel SPR sensors with different nanostructures—either as sensing substrate-like 2D materials (e.g., graphene) or signal amplification tags like gold nanoparticles—were reported. They have been demonstrated for applications including food and environment monitoring, clinical diagnostics/therapy, and homeland security protection. This Special Issue of Sensors will be dedicated to highlighting these emerging uses of SPR sensors, and presenting the latest technologies and methodologies developed in this interdisciplinary field of science. Topics include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Optical design and systems for SPR sensing
- Point-of-care SPR biosensors for theranostics
- Theoretical analysis of physics and chemistry for SPR sensing
- Proof-of-concept of sensing applications based on SPR
- Case studies and data fusion of novel SPR sensors
Both reviews and original research papers are welcome.Dr. Shuwen Zeng
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- 2D materials;
- optical sensor;
- fiber biosensor;
- sensor network;
- localized SPR sensing;
- signal amplification;
- surface chemistry;
- plasmonic enhanced fluorescence;
- heavy metal ions sensing