Optical Biosensors

Today and Tomorrow

Edited by

  • Frances Ligler, Center for Bio/Molecular Science and Engineering, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC, USA
  • Chris Taitt, Center for Bio/Molecular Science and Engineering, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC, USA

Optical Biosensors, 2ed describes the principles of successful systems, examples of applications, and evaluates the advantages and deficiencies of each. It also addresses future developments on two levels: possible improvements in existing systems and emerging technologies that could provide new capabilities in the future. The book is formatted for ease of use and is therefore suitable for scientists and engineers, students and researcher at all levels in the field.
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This book is suitable for researchers, graduate students and Post Docs and program managers


Book information

  • Published: March 2008
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-444-53125-4

Table of Contents

Part I: Optical Biosensors: Today - Optrode-Based Fiber Optic Biosensors (Bio-Optrode) (I. Biran, X. Yu and D.R. Walt); Evanescent Wave Fiber Optic Biosensors (G.P. Anderson and C. Rowe Taitt); Planar Waveguides for Fluorescence Biosensors (K. Sapsford, C.R. Taitt and F.S. Ligler); Surface Plasmon Resonance Biosensors (J. Homola, S.S. Yee and D. Myszka); Flow Immunosensors (A.W. Kusterbeck and D.A. Blake); Fluorescence Lifetime Biosensing: Entering the Mainstream (R.B. Thompson); Electrochemiluminescence (M.M. Richter); Plasmonic SERS Molecular Sentinels: A New Biosensing Approach (T. Vo-Dinh); Part II: Optical Biosensors: Tomorrow - Cavity Ring-down Biosensing (P.B. Tarsa and K.K. Lehmann); Cantilever Biosensors (M. Alvarez, K. Zinoviev, M. Moreno and L.M. Lechuga); Protein Microarray Technologies – With an Array of Applications (T.O. Joos, J. Bachmann and J.W. Jacobson); Single Domain Antibodies: Rugged Recognition Elements for Tomorrow’s Biosensors (J.L. Liu, G.P. Anderson, A. Hayhurst and E.R. Goldman); Nucleic Acids for Reagentless Biosensors (E. Jeong Cho, J-W. Lee, M. Rajendran and A.D. Ellington); Imprinted Polymers and their Application in Optical Sensors (S.A. Piletsky and A.P.F. Turner); Nanoparticles for Biosensors (H. Kang, M. O’Donohue, L. Wang, Y.C.Y. Cao and W. Tan); Fluorescence-based Intracellular Sensing (I.L. Medintz and J.B. Delehanty); Microfluidics (A.D. Stroock); Index.