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Smarter Sensors: in Crop Production and Protection
17 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Ali Shakouri, Babak Ziaie
[Illinois] How to Break the "Fundamental" Limits of Nanobiosensing
07 Apr 2014 | | Contributor(s):: Muhammad A. Alam
As the future of Moore’s law of transistor scaling appears uncertain, electronics is being reinvented by broadening the focus to other areas including macroelectronics (electronics of large, possibly flexible and transparent displays), bioelectronics (e.g., nanobio sensors for genomics,...
[Illinois] ECE 416 Impedance Based Sensors II
10 Apr 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Brian Cunningham
In this lecture, we start off with a light review of the nanopore sequencing method which is based upon having a carefully bioengineered pore that can induce different changes in charge blockages as different base pairs go through...
[Illinois] ECE 416 Lumerical Optical Simulation
In this lecture, we looked at lumerical optical simulation. The motivation to pursue this topic is because there is now software available that allows us to conduct simulations to visualize Electromagnetic field locations, to...
[Illinois] ECE 416 Fluorescence I
In this lecture, we discussed Fluorescence molecules and how they can be used for detection of other molecules. The molecules are considered to have high energy states, which helps them with their detection. The photons discussed...
[Illinois] ECE 416 Fluorescence II
In this lecture, we start with a revision of the common organic dyes and the photostability and quenching concepts. Quenching is then discussed in more detail and the difference between self-quenching and external quenching....
[Illinois] ECE 416 Optical Sensors II
27 Mar 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Brian Cunningham
In this lecture, there is a review of the previous lecture of SPR Sensors along with Reflection Interference Spectroscopy. We learned that as we go to longer wavelengths, the refractive index is more constant. Then, we looked at...
[Illinois] ECE 416 Optical Sensors III
In this lecture, we finished our discussion over optical sensors. We started with discussing a photon moving between 2 mirrors with 100% efficiency, the photon gets to "sample" the media between the mirrors with no loss. This was...
[Illinois] ECE 416 Impedance Based Sensors I
In this lecture, we were introduced to the concept of a new sensor called the impedance-based Biosensor. Biomolecules are originally charged and therefore there is a need to determine the charge of the molecule before using it on a...
[Illinois] ECE 416 SPR Sensors I
27 Feb 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Brian Cunningham
This lecture was an introduction to Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR) Sensors. It started out with an explanation of Coulomb's Law for the force between two charges. This lead to the concept of the electric field and with an applied...
Illinois Nanohour Seminar: Rapid Label-free Detection of Rotavirus using Photonic Crystal Biosensors
13 Dec 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Leo L Chan
Rapid Label-free Detection of Rotavirus using Photonic Crystal Biosensors Presentation Outline Rotavirus Current Detection Method Label-based versus label-free assay Photonic Crystal (PC) Biosensor Biosensor Fabrication Biosensor Operation Assay Protocol Titration Series Comparison with ELISA...
BME 695L Lecture 10: Nanodelivery of Therapeutic Genes and Molecular Biosensor Feedback Control Systems
26 Oct 2011 | | Contributor(s):: James Leary
See references below for related reading.10.1 Introduction and overview10.1.1 Some of the advantages of therapeutic genes10.1.2 Some of the advantages of molecular biosensor feedback control...
Nanodays - Space—Lab on Chip Technology: The final frontier
18 May 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Marshall Porterfield
CHM 696 Lecture 12: Optical Properties of Metal Nanoparticles and Nanoparticle Assemblies II
05 May 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Alexander Wei
Illinois iOptics Lecture 5: Deposited Nanorod Films for Biosensor Applications
17 May 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Brian Cunningham
Planar photonic crystals have been used as the basis of many biological sensing devices. Here, we successfully demonstrated that the combination of a photonic crystal structure and a dielectric nanorod coating prepared by the glancing angle deposition technique can lead to significant increases...
Optical BioMEMS Microfluidic Technologies for Hand-Held, Point-of-Care, Medical Devices
23 Nov 2009 | | Contributor(s):: James Leary
Portable, point-of-care, medical diagnostic devices could provide an important new component in more cost-effective healthcare delivery. Rapid measurements of blood samples during an examination within a doctor’s office or in the field, could allow immediate appropriate treatment of medical...
Lecture 5: 2D Nets in a 3D World: Basics of Nanobiosensors and Fractal Antennae
27 Oct 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Muhammad A. Alam
Outline:Background: A different type of transport problem
Example: Classical biosensorsFractal dimension and cantor transformExample: fractal nanobiosensors Conclusions
Appendix: Transparent Electrodes and Antenna