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Biosensors with Fiberoptics / Edition 1

Biosensors with Fiberoptics / Edition 1

by Jr. Wingard, Donald L. Wise


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Focusing on the rapidly increasing interaction between biotechnology and advanced fiberoptics/electronics, Biosensors with Fiberoptics emphasizes the three major phases of the developmental process from concept to marketplace: research, development, and applications.

With contributions by leading experts directly involved in key areas of this exciting, fast-paced field, the book describes novel biosensor technologies and such current and potential applications as: chemical sensing • fluorescent labels • evanescent-wave biosensors and immunosensors • clinical applications • immunoassay kinetics • luminescence • monitoring of environmental toxins.

Researchers and clinicians in a broad spectrum of disciplines will find Wise and Wingard's Biosensors with FIBEROPTICS an extremely practical, up-to-date reference text.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780896031906
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date: 03/01/1991
Series: Contemporary Instrumentation and Analysis
Edition description: 1991
Pages: 370
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Concepts, Biological Components, and Scope of Biosensors. Chemical Sensing with Fiberoptic Devices. Fluorescent Labels. Chemistry and Technology of Evanescent Wave Biosensors. Optical Characteristics of Fiberoptic Evanescent Wave Sensors: Theory and Experiment. Evanescent Wave Immunosensors for Clinical Diagnostics. Instrumentation for Cylindrical Waveguide Evanescent Fluorosensors. Immunoassay Kinetics at Continuous Surfaces. Luminescence in Biosensor Design. In Vivo Applications of Fiberoptic Chemical Sensors. Index.

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