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Special Issue "Integrated Circuit Sensors for Healthcare Sensing and Monitoring"

A special issue of Sensors (ISSN 1424-8220). This special issue belongs to the section "Electronic Sensors".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 January 2021.

Special Issue Editors

Prof. Helene Tap
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Guest Editor
University of Toulouse, Toulouse, France
Interests: microelectronic circuits and microsystems
Dr. Olivier Bernal
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Guest Editor
University of Toulouse, Toulouse, France
Interests: analog circuit design for optoelectronics and space applications

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

The new generation of smart healthcare relies on artificial intelligence, cloud computing and big data in order to provide early diagnosis of patient health, therefore enabling a more efficient medical care system. As a result, there is a growing interest and demand in integrated circuit sensors for healthcare sensing and monitoring applications. All the relevant health information can be retrieved by these highly integrated sensing devices since they benefit from a small size, a high accuracy, a low power consumption and a low cost. These integrated circuits should monitor not only key patient health parameters (e.g., heart rate, blood pressure, intraocular pressure and temperature), but also key environmental parameters (e.g., indoor air quality) and key blood parameters (e.g., blood sugar levels, viruses and biomolecules).

This Special Issue encourages authors from academia and industry to submit new research results about technological innovations and novel applications in the field of healthcare sensing and monitoring. Low-power, energy-efficient circuit and system design techniques for sensing physiological and physical parameters will be the focus of this Special Issue. Hence, contributions may include but are not limited to device-, circuit- and system-level techniques. Topics that will be considered in this Special Issue include but are not limited to the following:

  • Temperature and pressure sensors for biomedical application;
  • PPG;
  • Biopotential sensors (e.g., ECG, EEG, EMG);
  • Biomolecular sensors (magnetic, photonic, impedance);
  • Detection of bacteria and other contaminants;
  • Bioparameter measurement;
  • Microelectrode arrays;
  • Gas sensing for air quality monitoring;
  • Lab-on-a-chip.

Prof. Helene Tap
Dr. Olivier Bernal
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

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Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Sensors is an international peer-reviewed open access semimonthly journal published by MDPI.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 2200 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.

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