Special Issue "State-of-the-Art Sensors Technology in Germany"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 28 February 2019
Prof. Dr. Bernhard Wilhelm Roth
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität, Hannover Centre for Optical Technologies, 30167 Hannover, Germany
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Interests: laser sensing and spectroscopy, integrated polymer optics, fiber-optical sensing, optical technology for illumination, information, and the life sciences, digital holography, fiber couplers, multi-physics optical simulations
The demand for sensing, monitoring, or analytic applications has continuously increased over the last decade. This trend is expected to continue in the foreseeable future and powers the quest for novel, highly-functional, and intelligent sensor technology. Whereas research and development in academia and industry were among the first drivers for new sensor concepts, the current broad impact of such systems reaching essentially every domain of modern society is due to their massive dissemination in entertainment and communication devices and their successful application for environmental and production monitoring as well as medical diagnostics, among others.
This Special Issue strives to provide an overview on state-of-the-art sensor technology in Germany, where this field evolved to a highly innovative and dynamic research area. Research articles covering novel, highly-functional and intelligent sensor systems and their applications are invited to contribute.
Individual topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
- Chemical and physical sensor systems
- Fiber optic sensing
- Surface plasmon resonance sensors
- Acoustic sensing
- Optofluidic systems
- Distributed sensor systems
- Micro-integrated sensor devices
- Sensor arrays, functional networks, smart and interconnected sensors
- Remote sensing
- Applications in production monitoring, quality control and automotive areas
- Virtual reality and augmented reality systems
- Additive manufacturing and industry 4.0 applications
- Structural health monitoring
- Environmental analytics
- Optical metrology
- Medical diagnostics and monitoring
- Ambient assisted living and E-health systems
- Wearable sensor systems
Professor Bernhard Roth
Manuscript Submission Information
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- chemical sensors
- physical sensors
- sensor networks
- remote sensors