Nanomaterials For Water Management: Signal Amplification For Biosensing From Nanostructures by Robert S. MarksNanomaterials For Water Management: Signal Amplification For Biosensing From Nanostructures by Robert S. Marks

Nanomaterials For Water Management: Signal Amplification For Biosensing From Nanostructures

EditorRobert S. Marks, Ibrahim Abdulhalim

Hardcover | March 8, 2015

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The interest in finding reliable and highly sensitive sensors for water quality control has grown recently empowered by the explosion of cutting-edge technologies such as nanotechnologies, optoelectronics, and computing on one hand and by the increasing need for more secure control of water quality on the other hand. This book highlights a number of modern topics in the field of biosensing particularly for water sensing in which the signal is enhanced, starting from surface enhanced spectroscopies using plasmonic structures such as Raman scattering (SERS), infrared enhanced absorption (SEIRA), and surface enhanced fluorescence (SEF).

The SPR enhanced detection is highlighted in two chapters and addressed using signal processing and the use of color of solutions as a result of modification of the LSPR properties of nanoparticles. Porous materials are another field of research where the enhancement is achieved due to the increasing the area- to-volume ratio. Good examples are the two emerging fields of porous Si and sculptured thin films prepared by the oblique deposition technique. One of the long standing problems is bacteria detection in water which is addressed thoroughly with emphasis on the problems usually encountered in detecting large bioentities.

Ibrahim Abdulhalimis a professor in the Department of Electrooptic Engineering at Ben Gurion University. He has worked in research and development in a variety of academic institutions and industrial companies. From August 1988 till May 1991, he was a research associate within the Optoelectronic Computing Systems Center in the Universi...
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Title:Nanomaterials For Water Management: Signal Amplification For Biosensing From NanostructuresFormat:HardcoverDimensions:238 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:March 8, 2015Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9814463477

ISBN - 13:9789814463478

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Table of Contents

Nanoplasmonic structures and enhanced spectroscopies for water sensing;Hong Shen, Emmanuel Rinnert, Nicolas Guillot, J'my Rouxel, Marc Lamy de la Chapelle, Timoth'Toury

Online and real-time water quality monitoring system based upon Raman super-resolved spectrometer;Dror Malka, Garry Berkovic, Yair Hammer, Zeev Zalevsky

Application of broadband infrared plasmon resonance for the signal amplification of analytes in water;Tadaaki Nagao, Chung Vu Hoang, Dominik Enders, Makiko Oyama, Osamu Saito

Colorimetric detection of toxic metal ions in water based on gold nanoparticles;Jianjun Du, Qi Shao, Xiaodong Chen

Tackling the SNR problem in miniaturized arrayed biosensors for water;Inbal Tsarfati-BarAd, Levi A. Gheber

Current techniques for bacteria and large entities detection in water;Mohamadali Safavieh, Chaker Tlili, Khaled Mahmoud, Esen Sokullu, Andy Ng, Minhaz Uddin Ahmed, Mohammed Zourob

Techniques for signal analysis in surface plasmon resonance sensors;Alina Karabchevsky, Ibrahim Abdulhalim

Chemical sensing and biosensing with nanostructured porous silicon;V. Torres-Costa, G. Recio-S'hez, D. Gallach, M. Manso-Silv' J. L'pez-Garc' M. Arroyo-Hern'ez, R. J. Mart'Palma

Chiral sculptured thin films for optical sensing of analytes in fluids;Tom G. Mackay, and Akhlesh Lakhtakia

Editorial Reviews

"This book has certainly appeared at the right time, when the development of biosensors using various kinds of nanomaterials is accelerating in various areas such as healthcare, the agro-food sector, and environmental monitoring."
¿Dietmar Knopp, Institute of Hydrochemistry and Chair of Analytical Chemistry, Technische Universit¿M¿nchen