Biosensors

Latest Innovations

Near Ultraviolet-Wavelength Photonic-Crystal Biosensor with Enhanced Surface-to-Bulk Sensitivity Ratio

 

Biosensors based on one- or two-dimensional photonic-crystal reflectance filters operating at near-ultraviolet wavelengths. The biosensors feature a tightly...

Distributed Feedback Laser Biosensor

 

A biosensor based upon a vertically emitting, distributed feedback (DFB) laser. The DFB laser comprises a replica-molded, one- or two-dimensional dielectric...

Coupled Heterogeneous Nanowire Nanoplate Planar Transistor Sensors for Giant Nernst Response

 

Researchers at the University of Illinois and Purdue University have designed new Ion-Sensitive Field Effect Transistors (ISFETs) for monitoring the pH of...

New Way to Detect DNA Changes

 

Researchers from the University of Illinois have identified a new, cheaper and easier way to detect methylation (alterations) of DNA. By measuring the methylation...

DNAzyme Sensors for Soduim and Lithium

 

Dr. Yi Lu has developed a point-of-contact device for the portable and affordable detection of molecules important in physiology and disease. This technology,...

Novel Use for Personal Glucose Meters

 

University of Illinois researchers have identified a new use for hand-held glucose meters to detect a variety of new disorders. By measuring the concentration of...

Real-Time Label-Free Acoustic Sensing at High Throughput Rate

 

Professor Gaurav Bahl has developed a device that performs real-time high sensitivity acoustic sensing of flowing fluid-suspended cells and particles using ultra-...

Simultaneous Identification of Mechanical and Optical Properties of Single Viruses using a Single Device

 

Prof. Bahl from the University of Illinois has developed a device that can identify both optical and mechanical properties of single viruses with much higher...