Recent advances in nanotechnology has led the nanomaterials into the realm of sensing applications. This descriptive book utilizes a multi-disciplinary approach to provide extensive information about sensors and elucidates the impact of nanotechnology on development of chemical and biosensors for diversified applications. The main focus of this book is not only the inclusion of various research works, which have already been reported in literature, but also to make a potential conclusion about the mechanism behind this. This book will serve as an invaluable tool for both frontline researchers and academicians to work towards the future development of nanotechnology in sensing devices.
Table of Contents
Nanomaterials: A Way to Chemical Sensor and Biosensor – Fundamentals. Metal Oxides Nanomaterials in Gas Sensors. Nanomaterials as Heavy Metal Sensors in Water. Nanostructured Materials for the Development of Optical Fiber Sensors. Carbon Nanomaterials as Chemical Sensors. Nanomaterial Based Biosensor. Nanomaterials Application in Biological Sensing of Biothreat Agents. Nanomaterials-Based Biosensor Application in Environmental Protection.
Jayeeta Chattopadhyay obtained her Ph.D. in New Energy Engineering with the best doctoral thesis award from Seoul National University of Science and Technology. She obtained the prestigious Fast Track Young Scientist Award and Early Career Research Award from SERB-DST. She has published more than 30 research and review articles in high-impact peer-reviewed international journals, and she is owner of one international patent. Her research interest includes nano-structured materials for energy applications and thermo-degradation of solid waste materials. She is presently working as Assistant Professor and Research Coordinator, Amity University Jharkhand, India.
Nimmy Srivastava, Assistant Professor in the Department of Biotechnology, Amity University Jharkhand, India, is a doctoral degree holder in the field of Plant Genetics. Dr. Nimmy is also research fellowship recipient from organizations such as BARC-BRNS (Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences), Mumbai and ICFRE, Dehradun. Her research is focused on application of biotechnology in the field of agriculture for improvement of important crops.