Biological and Medical Sensor Technologies presents contributions from top experts who explore the development and implementation of sensors for various applications used in medicine and biology. Edited by a pioneer in the area of advanced semiconductor materials, the book is divided into two sections.
The first part covers sensors for biological applications. Topics include:
- Advanced sensing and communication in the biological world
- DNA-derivative architectures for long-wavelength bio-sensing
- Label-free silicon photonics
- Quartz crystal microbalance-based biosensors
- Lab-on-chip technologies for cell-sensing applications
- Enzyme biosensors
- Future directions for breath sensors
- Solid-state gas sensors for clinical diagnosis
The second part of the book deals with sensors for medical applications. This section addresses:
- Bio-sensing and human behavior measurements
- Sweat rate wearable sensors
- Various aspects of medical imaging
- The future of medical imaging
- Spatial and spectral resolution aspects of semiconductor detectors in medical imaging
- CMOS SSPM detectors
- CdTe detectors and their applications to gamma-ray imaging
- Positron emission tomography (PET)
Composed of contributions from some of the world’s foremost experts in their respective fields, this book covers a wide range of subjects. It explores everything from sensors and communication systems found in nature to the latest advances in manmade sensors. The end result is a useful collection of stimulating insights into the many exciting applications of sensor technologies in everyday life.
Table of Contents
Part I: Sensors for Biological Applications
Advanced Sensing and Communication in Biological World. Physics and Modeling of DNA-Derivative Architectures for Long-Wavelength Bio-Sensing. Label-Free Biosensors for Biomedical Applications: The Potential of Integrated Optical Biosensors and Silicon Photonics. Quartz Crystal Microbalance–Based Biosensors. Toward Printable Lab-on-a-Chip Technologies for Cell Analytics. Construction of Enzyme Biosensors Based on a Commercial Glucose Sensor Platform. Future Directions for Breath Sensors. Solid-State Gas Sensors for Clinical Diagnosis.
Part II: Sensors for Medical Applications
Biosensors and Human Behavior Measurement: A State-of-the-Art Review. Sweat Rate Wearable Sensors. Future of Medical Imaging. Spatial and Spectral Resolution of Semiconductor Detectors in Medical Imaging. Advances in CMOS SSPM Detectors. High-Resolution CdTe Detectors and Their Application to Gamma-Ray Imaging. Recent Advances in Positron Emission Tomography Technology.
Krzysztof (Kris) Iniewski is managing R&D at Redlen Technologies Inc., a startup company in Vancouver, Canada. Redlen’s revolutionary production process for advanced semiconductor materials enables a new generation of more accurate, alldigital, radiation-based imaging solutions. He is also a president of CMOS Emerging Technologies (www.cmoset.com), an organization of high-tech events covering communications, microsystems, optoelectronics, and sensors.