News - 5 Sep 2014
Move over, graphene. An atomically thin, two-dimensional, ultrasensitive semiconductor material for biosensing developed by researchers at UC Santa Barbara promises to push the boundaries of...
Article - 27 Oct 2018
Graphene has many applications, and sensor technology is perhaps one of the areas where graphene has found the most use, especially from an academic perspective.
News - 2 Jul 2015
Researchers at the Hanover Centre for Optical Technologies (HOT), University of Hanover, Germany, have developed a self-contained fiber optic sensor for smartphones with the potential for use in a...
Article - 8 Oct 2019
Intelligent polymers, also known as smart polymers, are bodies that react to small physical or chemical stimuli surrounding them, thus causing them to transform.
News - 10 May 2010
The coffee rings phenomenon could increase the sensitivity of biosensors. This phenomenon can be noticed when coffee is spilled on a table and observing the spot where the spilled coffee has...
News - 17 Jan 2020
Micromotors are defined as artificial microscale devices that convert externally provided energy or supplied fuels into kinetic energy, to achieve autonomous movement.
Scheme of the design of the...
News - 5 Dec 2018
In 2017, over 100 food recalls were issued in the US because of contamination from harmful bacteria such as Listeria, E. coli, or Salmonella. A new sensor design could, in the future, make it easier...
News - 13 Jul 2015
Researchers at EPFL and ICFO have designed a graphene sensor capable of detecting molecules such as drugs and proteins. This device is the first of its kind to harness the unique optical and...
Article - 4 Feb 2020
Charge-coupled devices (CCD) represent a major technology for digital imaging and has applications in astrophotography, spectrometers, and interferometers.
News - 8 Jun 2022
In just a few minutes, scientists at Sweden’s Karolinska Institute have developed a small sensor for identifying pesticides on fruit. The approach, which was described as real evidence in...