This authoritative reference covers recent advances in the field, stressing an interdisciplinaryapproach to the development and use of biosensor technology in physics,engineering, analytical chemistry, and biochemistry (including immunochemistry).about the editors …RICHARD P. BucK is a Professor in the Chemistry Department, University of Northcarolina, Chapel Hill. Professor Buck serves on the editorial boards of severaljournals including Analytical Instrumentation: Applications and Designs for Chemica~Biomedica~ and Environmental Science (Marcel Dekker, Inc.). He is a member of theAmerican Chemical Society, Electrochemical Society, and International Society ofElectrochemistry. He received the B.S. (1950) and M.S. (1951) degrees from thecalifornia Institute of Tochnology, Pasadena, and Ph.D. degree (1954) from theMassachusetts Institute of Tochnology, cambridge.W1WAM E. HATFIELD is Mary Ann Smith Professor and Vice Chairman of Chemistry,and Acting Chairman of the Curriculum in Applied Sciences, University of Northcarolina, Chapel Hill. He is the author or coauthor of over 300 publications, andcoeditor, with John H. Miller, Jr., of High-Temperature Superconducting Materials:Preparations, Properties, and Processing (Marcel Dekker, Inc.). He is a member of theAmerican Chemical Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science,and Materials Research Society. He received the B.S. (1958) and M.S. (1959) degreesfrom Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia, Ph.D. degree (1962) from theUniversity of Arizona, Tucson, and completed postdoctoral research at the Universityof Illinois, Urbana.M1KTHA UMANA is an independent consultant to Glaxo Inc. and Research 'IriangleInstitute, Research 'Iriangle Park, and Duke University Engineering Research Center,Durham, North carolina. The coauthor of numerous scientific journal articles, herresearch interests include surface chemistry, electrochemistry, and biosensors. Shereceived the B.Sc. degree (1969) from the University of Chile, Santiago, and Ph.D.degree (1972) from the University of London, England.EDMOND E BowoEN is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry andin the Biotechnology Program, North carolina State University, Raleigh. Thecoauthor of numerous journal articles, his research interests include bioelectrochemistry,biological electron transfer, biosensors, and surface chemistry. He receivedthe B.S. degree (1970) from Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, and Ph.D.degree (1982) from Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond.