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Special Issue "Selected Papers from S3IC 2019"

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

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 October 2019) | Viewed by 223

Special Issue Editors

Dr. Meral Yüce
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Guest Editor
Sabanci University Nanotechnology, Research and Application Centre, 34956, Orhanli, Tuzla, Istanbul, Turkey
Interests: biosensors
Prof. Dr. Masateru Taniguchi
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Guest Editor
The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka University, 8-1 Mihogaoka, Ibaraki, Osaka 567-0047, Japan
Interests: single molecular science; single molecular devices; nanofabrications
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Sensor systems have emerged that exhibit extraordinary sensitivity for detecting physical, chemical, and biological entities at the micro/nanoscale. The detection and analysis of molecules on miniature devices that have many possible applications in health, environment, analysis, and security is particularly exciting. A new class of label-free micro and nanosensors is starting to emerge that allows us to observe dynamic processes at the single molecule level directly, with unprecedented spatial and temporal resolution and without significantly affecting the natural and functional movements of the molecules. Micro- and nanosensors, by virtue of their small interaction length, probe molecules over a dynamic range that is often inaccessible by other techniques. Their small size enables exceedingly high sensitivity, and the application of quantum optical measurement techniques can allow us to approach or surpass the classical limits of detection. Advances in optical and electrical measurement methodology, laser interferometry, quantum optics, micro/nanofluidics, control of molecules and reactions at the nanoscale, DNA origami/synthetic molecular machines, and in-vivo and wearable sensing materials all contribute to the rapid progress of the field of single molecule sensors and nanoSystems. It is this convergence of previously disparate fields that is accelerating the advancement of micro- and nano-sensing.

This conference will bring together researchers from the rapidly advancing field of single molecule sensors and nanoSystems. The conference focuses on the most recent advances in micro and nano-sensing techniques that have either demonstrated single-molecule detection or that claim single-molecule detection capability on sensor chips in the longer term.

Assoc. Prof. Meral Yüce
Prof. Dr. Masateru Taniguchi
Guest Editors

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