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Label-free biological and chemical sensors

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Abstract

Highly sensitive, label-free biodetection methods have applications in both the fundamental research and healthcare diagnostics arenas. Therefore, the development of new transduction methods and the improvement of the existing methods will significantly impact these areas. A brief overview of the different types of biosensors and the critical parameters governing their performance will be given. Additionally, a more in-depth discussion of optical devices, surface functionalization methods to increase device specificity, and fluidic techniques to improve sample delivery will be reviewed.

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The article was received on 19 Mar 2010, accepted on 28 May 2010 and first published on 30 Jun 2010


Article type: Review Article
DOI: 10.1039/C0NR00201A
Citation: Nanoscale, 2010,2, 1544-1559
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    Label-free biological and chemical sensors

    H. K. Hunt and A. M. Armani, Nanoscale, 2010, 2, 1544
    DOI: 10.1039/C0NR00201A

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