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Special Issue "Label-Free Biosensors II"

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

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 15 August 2019

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor
Dr. Sara Tombelli

Institute of Applied Physics “Nello Carrara”, CNR-IFAC, Via Madonna del Piano 10, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino, Italy
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Interests: biosensors; optical sensors; point-of-care testing (POCT); analytical chemistry

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

The aim of this Special Issue is to bring together researchers active in the development of biosensors based on label-free technologies, methods or protocols. Label-free biosensors have attracted intense research efforts due to their advantages and their promise to provide analytical information and, often, real-time kinetic analysis, in a faster and cheaper mode without interferences from labels.

Works on classical label-free technologies, such as surface plasmon resonance or QCM, are welcome as well as those based on innovative techniques such as fully electronic readouts or whispering gallery modes. Manuscripts on the overcoming of challenges, related, for example, to real-world applications of label-free biosensors will be also appreciated.

I cordially invite you to share your work, expertise and insights, with the sensor-research community in the form of research articles and reviews for this Special Issue.

This is the Volume II of the successful Special Issue "Label-Free Biosensors".
Read the previous version at https://www.mdpi.com/si/10808

Dr. Sara Tombelli
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

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Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1800 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.


  • Label-free
  • Biosensors
  • Real applications
  • Optical biosensors
  • Electrochemical biosensors
  • Piezoelectric biosensors
  • Electronic biosensors
  • Optical resonators
  • Optical fiber gratings

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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