Table of Contents Volume 6, 2006

Sensors (ISSN 1424-8220, CODEN: SENSC9)

Vol. 7, 2007 Vol. 6, 2006 Vol. 5, 2005 Vol. 4, 2004 Vol. 3, 2003 Vol. 2, 2002 Vol. 1, 2001

Issue 1
(January 2006) pages 1-63

Open Access
Hanying Zhou *, Margie L. Homer, Abhijit V. Shevade and Margaret A. Ryan
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, 4800 Oak Grove Drive, Pasadena, CA 91109, U.S.A.
*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: hanying.zhou@jpl.nasa.gov.
E-mail (Margaret A. Ryan): Margaret.A.Ryan@jpl.nasa.gov
Nonlinear Least-Squares Based Method for Identifying and Quantifying Single and Mixed Contaminants in Air with an Electronic Nose
Sensors 2006, 6, 1-18 (PDF format, 1192 K)

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Alejandro Durán 1, Montserrat Cortina 2, Lya Velasco 1, José Antonio Rodríguez 3, Salvador Alegret 2 and Manuel del Valle 2,*
1 Materials and Reagents Institute, Havana University, Havana, Cuba
2 Sensors & Biosensors Group, Department of Chemistry, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
3 Physics Faculty, Havana University, Havana, Cuba
Address: *Corresponding author: Edifici Cn, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
Phone: +34-93-581 1017, Fax: +34-93-581 2379, e-mail: manel.delvalle@uab.es
Virtual Instrument for an Automated Potentiometric e-Tongue Employing the SIA Technique
Sensors 2006, 6, 19-29 (PDF format, 416 K)
(This paper belongs to "Selected Papers from 11th International Symposium on Olfaction and Electronic Nose" kindly edited by Santiago Marco, Ivan Montoliu Roura and Krishna Persaud)
(This paper became Open Access on 22 March 2006 with financial support from the authors.)

Open Access
Marek Miskowicz * and Ryszard Golanski
AGH University of Science and Technology, Department of Electronics, al. Mickiewicza 30, 30-059 Krakow, Poland. E-mails: miskow@agh.edu.pl, golanski@agh.edu.pl
LON Technology in Wireless Sensor Networking Applications
Sensors 2006, 6, 30-48 (PDF format, 287 K)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Wireless Sensor Networks and Platforms" kindly edited by Keat Ghee Ong, E-mail: kgong@sentechbiomed.com)


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Marek Miskowicz
AGH University of Science and Technology, Department of Electronics, al. Mickiewicza 30, 30-059 Krakow, Poland
E-mail: miskow@agh.edu.pl
Send-On-Delta Concept: An Event-Based Data Reporting Strategy
Sensors 2006, 6, 49-63 (PDF format, 113 K)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Wireless Sensor Networks and Platforms" kindly edited by Keat Ghee Ong, E-mail: kgong@sentechbiomed.com)

Issue 2 (February 2006) pages 64-89

Open Access
Wilmar Hernandez
Department of Circuits and Systems in the EUIT de Telecomunicación at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), Campus Sur UPM, Ctra. Valencia km 7, Madrid 28031, Spain
Phone: +34913367830. Fax: +34913367829. E-mail: whernan@ics.upm.es
Improving the Response of a Wheel Speed Sensor by Using a RLS Lattice Algorithm
Sensors 2006, 6, 64-79 (PDF format, 333 K)

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Wang Ren, Hong Qun Luo and Nian Bing Li*
School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Southwest University, Chongqing 400715, China
*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: linb@swu.edu.cn
Electrochemical Behavior of Epinephrine at a Glassy Carbon Electrode Modified by Electrodeposited Films of Caffeic Acid
Sensors 2006, 6, 80-89 (PDF format, 259 K)

Issue 3 (March 2006) pages 90-259

Open Access
Marko Podbersic 1,*, Vojko Matko 2 and Matjaz Segula 3
1 Ministry of Defence, Administration for Civil Protection and Disaster Relief, Vojkova cesta 61, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
E-mail: podbersic@siol.net
2 University of Maribor, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Smetanova ulica 17, 2000 Maribor, Slovenia
E-mail: vojko.matko@uni-mb.si
3 ISKRAEMECO d.d, Research and Development Department, Savska loka 4, 4000 Kranj, Slovenia
E-mail: matjaz.segula@iskraemeco.si
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
An EMI Filter Selection Method Based on Spectrum of Digital Periodic Signal
Sensors 2006, 6, 90-99 (PDF format, 189 K)

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Yannice Faugere 1,*, Joël Dorandeu 1, Fabien Lefevre 1, Nicolas Picot 2 and Pierre Femenias 3
1 Collecte Localisation Satellite (CLS), 8-10 rue Hermès, 31526 Ramonville St-Agne, France
Tel : (33) 5 61 39 48 55, Fax : (33) 5 61 39 37 82, E-mails: faugere@cls.fr (Yannice Faugere),
dorandeu@cls.fr (J. Dorandeu), lefevre@cls.fr (F. Lefevre)
2 Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES), DCT/PO/AL BPI 2002, 18, Av. Edouard Belin 31401 Toulouse Cedex 9, France
E-mail: nicolas.picot@cnes.fr
3 European Space Agency, EO Ground Segment Department, ESA/ESRIN EOP-GOQ, Via Galileo Galilei CP64, Frascati, Italy, E-mail: pierre.femenias@esa.int
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.

Envisat Ocean Altimetry Performance Assessment and Cross-calibration
Sensors 2006, 6, 100-130 (PDF format, 2047 K)
(This paper belongs to
Special Issue on “Satellite Altimetry: New Sensors and New Application” Edited by Ge Chen and Graham D. Quartly)

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M. Joana Fernandes *, Susana Barbosa and Clara Lázaro
Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade do Porto, Departamento de Matemática Aplicada, Rua do Campo Alegre, 687, 4169-007, Porto, Portugal
Tel: 00351 220 100 802, Fax: 00351 220 100 809
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed: mjfernan@fc.up.pt

Impact of Altimeter Data Processing on Sea Level Studies
Sensors 2006, 6, 131-163 (PDF format, 1019 K)
(This paper belongs to
Special Issue on “Satellite Altimetry: New Sensors and New Application” Edited by Ge Chen and Graham D. Quartly)

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Vivien Enjolras 1,2,*, Patrick Vincent 3, Jean-Claude Souyris 1, Ernesto Rodriguez 4, Laurent Phalippou 5 and Anny Cazenave 1,2
1 CNES, 18 av. Edouard Belin, 31055 Toulouse Cedex 4, France
Tel : (33) 5 61 27 38 38, Fax : (33) 5 61 28 34 22, Email: vivien.enjolras@gmail.com
2 LEGOS, 14 av. Edouard Belin, 31400 Toulouse, France
Email: anny.cazenave@cnes.fr
3 IFREMER, 155 rue Jean Jacques Rousseau, 92138 Issy les Moulineaux, France
Email: patrick.vincent@ifremer.fr
4 JPL, 4800 Oak Grove Drive, Pasadena, CA 91109, USA
Email: Ernesto.rodriguez@jpl.nasa.gov
5 ALCATEL SPACE, 28, av. Jean François Champollion, 31000 Toulouse, France
Email: Laurent.Phalippou@alcatelaleniaspace.com
*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed
Performances Study of Interferometric Radar Altimeters: from the Instrument to the Global Mission Definition
Sensors 2006, 6, 164-192 (PDF format, 1600 K)
(This paper belongs to Special Issue on “Satellite Altimetry: New Sensors and New Application” Edited by Ge Chen and Graham D. Quartly)

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Ngan Tran 1,*, and Bertrand Chapron 2
1 Direction Océanographique Spatiale, Collecte Localisation Satellites, 8-10 Rue Hermès, 31520 Ramonville St-Agne, France
2 Centre ERS d’Archivage et de Traitement, Institut Français de Recherche pour l’Exploitation de la MER/Centre de Brest, B.P. 70, 29280 Plouzané, France
E-mail: Bertrand.Chapron@ifremer.fr
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: ntran@cls.fr
Combined Wind Vector and Sea State Impact on Ocean Nadir-Viewing Ku- and C-Band Radar Cross-Sections
Sensors 2006, 6, 193-207 (PDF format, 356 K)
(This paper belongs to Special Issue on “Satellite Altimetry: New Sensors and New Application” Edited by Ge Chen and Graham D. Quartly)

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Patrick Vincent 1,*, Nathalie Steunou 2, Eric Caubet 3, Laurent Phalippou 3, Laurent Rey 3, Eric Thouvenot 2 and Jacques Verron 4
1 IFREMER, 155 rue Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 92138 Issy-Les-Moulineaux, France
2 Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales, 18 Avenue E. Belin, 31401 Toulouse Cédex 9, France
3 Alcatel Alenia Space, 26 Avenue J.F. Champollion, BP 1187, 31037 Toulouse Cédex 1, France
4 LEGI, UMR 5519, BP 53, 38041 Grenoble Cédex 9, France
E-mail addresses: Patrick.Vincent@ifremer.fr, Nathalie.Steunou@cnes.fr, Eric.Caubet@alcatelaleniaspace.com, Laurent.Phalippou@alcatelaleniaspace.com,
Laurent.Rey@alcatelaleniaspace.com, Eric.Thouvenot@cnes.fr, jacques.verron@hmg.inpg.fr
AltiKa: a Ka-band Altimetry Payload and System for Operational Altimetry during the GMES Period
Sensors 2006, 6, 208-234 (PDF format, 299 K)
(This paper belongs to Special Issue on “Satellite Altimetry: New Sensors and New Application” Edited by Ge Chen and Graham D. Quartly)

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Caiyun Zhang * and Ge Chen
Key Laboratory of Ocean Remote Sensing, Ministry of Education, Ocean Remote Sensing Institute, Ocean University of China, 5 Yushan Road, Qingdao 266003, China

E-mails:  zhangcy@orsi.ouc.edu.cn, gechen@ouc.edu.cn
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
A First Comparison of Simultaneous Sea Level Measurements from Envisat, GFO, Jason-1, and TOPEX/Poseidon
Sensors 2006, 6, 235-248 (PDF format, 429 K)
(This paper belongs to Special Issue on “Satellite Altimetry: New Sensors and New Application” Edited by Ge Chen and Graham D. Quartly)

Open Access
Tom Allan
Satellite Observing Systems, Church Street, Godalming, Surrey GU7 1EL UK
tom@satobsys.co.uk
The story of GANDER
Sensors 2006, 6, 249-259 (PDF format, 340 K)
(This paper belongs to Special Issue on “Satellite Altimetry: New Sensors and New Application” Edited by Ge Chen and Graham D. Quartly)

Issue 4 (April 2006) pages 260-472

Special issue: I3S 2005 Proceedings
(Note: All the papers in this special issue are published free of charge in Open Access form.)

Open Access
Torsten Wagner 1,2 and Michael J. Schöning 1,2,*
1 Aachen University of Applied Sciences, Jülich Campus, Laboratory for Chemical Sensors and Biosensors, Ginsterweg 1, 52428 Jülich, Germany
2 Institute of Thin Films and Interfaces (ISG-2), Research Centre Jülich GmbH, 52425 Jülich, Germany
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. Email: m.j.schoening@fz-juelich.de
Preface of the Special Issue of I3S 2005 in Jülich (Germany)
Sensors 2006, 6, 260-261 (23 K)

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Alok Srivastava 1,2,*, Virendra Singh 1, Chetna Dhand 1, Manindar Kaur 1, Tejvir Singh 1, Karin Witte 2 and Ulrich W. Scherer 2
1 Department of Chemistry, Panjab University, Chandigarh-160014, India
2 Aachen University of Applied Sciences, Jülich Campus, Ginsterweg 1, 52428 Jülich, Germany
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. Email: alok@pu.ac.in
Study of Swift Heavy Ion Modified Conducting Polymer Composites for Application as Gas Sensor
Sensors 2006, 6, 262-269 (96 K)

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Ali Chaiyboun 1,*, Rüdiger Traute 2, Olaf Kiesewetter 2, Simon Ahlers 3, Gerhard Müller 3 and Theodor Doll 1,4
1 Department of Solid State Electronics, Technical University of Ilmenau, POB 100565, 98684 Ilmenau, Germany
2 UST Umweltsensortechnik GmbH, Dieselstraße 2, 98716 Geschwenda, Germany
3 Corporate Research Center Germany, EADS Deutschland GmbH, 81663 München, Germany
4 IMM Institut für Mikrotechnik Mainz GmbH, Carl-Zeiss-Strasse 18-20, 55129 Mainz, Germany
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. ali.chaiyboun@stud.tu-ilmenau.de
Modular Analytical Multicomponent Analysis in Gas Sensor Aarrays
Sensors 2006, 6, 270-283 (199 K)

Open Access
Mariappan Sakthivel* and Werner Weppner*
Chair for Sensors and Solid State Ionics, Faculty of Engineering, Christian Albrechts University, Kaiserstraße 2, D-24143 Kiel, Germany
* Authors to whom correspondence should be addressed. Email: msa@tf.uni-kiel.de, ww@tf.uni-kiel.de
Response Behaviour of a Hydrogen Sensor Based on Ionic Conducting Polymer-metal Interfaces Prepared by the Chemical Reduction Method
Sensors 2006, 6, 284-297 (354 K)

Open Access
Tobias J. Koplin, Maike Siemons, César Océn-Valéntin, Daniel Sanders and Ulrich Simon*
Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, RWTH Aachen University, Landoltweg 1, 52074 Aachen, Germany
*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed: Email: Ulrich.Simon@ac.rwth-aachen.de
Workflow for High Throughput Screening of Gas Sensing Materials
Sensors 2006, 6, 298-307 (667 K)

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Niko Näther 1,2, Leon M. Juárez 1, Rüdiger Emmerich 2, Jörg Berger 2, Peter Friedrich 2 and Michael J. Schöning 1,3,*
1 University of Applied Sciences Aachen, Jülich Campus, Laboratory for Chemical and Biosensors, Ginsterweg 1, 52428 Jülich, Germany
2 SIG Combibloc Systems GmbH, Future Technology, Rurstr. 58, 52442 Linnich, Germany
3 Institute of Thin Films and Interfaces, Research Centre Jülich GmbH, 52425 Jülich, Germany
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. Email: m.j.schoening@fz-juelich.de
Detection of Hydrogen Peroxide (H2O2) at Exposed Temperatures for Industrial Processes
Sensors 2006, 6, 308-317 (424 K)

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Thorsten Wagner 1,2,*, Claus-Dieter Kohl 1, Michael Fröba 2 and Michael Tiemann 2
1 Institute of Applied Physics, Heinrich-Buff-Ring 16, D-35392 Giessen, Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany
2 Institute of Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry, Heinrich-Buff-Ring 58, D-35392 Giessen, Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. Email: thorsten.wagner@ap.physik.uni-giessen.de
Gas Sensing Properties of Ordered Mesoporous SnO2
Sensors 2006, 6, 318-323 (391 K)

Open Access
Abdolreza Mirmohseni 1,* and Kobra Rostamizadeh 1,2
1Polymer Research Technology Laboratory, Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, University of Tabriz, Iran
2Research Center for Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology, Tabriz University of Medical Science, Tabriz, Iran
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. Email: mirmo@uow.edu.au
Quartz Crystal Nanobalance in Conjunction with Principal Component Analysis for Identification of Volatile Organic Compounds
Sensors 2006, 6, 324-334 (144 K)

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Chrisitan Kreutz 1,*, Jürgen Lörgen 1, Boris Graewe 1, Joachim Bargon 1, Mayumi Yoshida 2, Zachary M. Fresco 2 Jean M.J. Frèchet 2
1 Institute of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, University of Bonn, 53115 Bonn, Germany
2 Department of Chemistry, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720-1460, USA
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. Email: kreutz@thch.uni-bonn.de
High Frequency Quartz Micro Balances: A Promising Path to Enhanced Sensitivity of Gravimetric Sensors
Sensors 2006, 6, 335-340 (47 K)

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Arthur Rabner 1,* and Yosi Shacham 1,2
1 Tel-Aviv University, Physical Electronics Department, Ramat-Aviv, Tel-Aviv 69978, Israel
2 School of Applied Chemistry, Waseda University, Step 21, #40 31-103 Titsuka-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. Email address: arthurr@post.tau.ac.il
Short Communication: A Concept for a Sensitive Micro Total Analysis System for High Throughput Fluorescence Imaging
Sensors 2006, 6, 341-349 (312 K)

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Arno Förster 1,*, Jürgen Stock 2,#, Simone Montanari 2,#, Mihail Ion Lepsa 2,3 and Hans Lüth 2
1 Aachen University of Applied Sciences, Jülich Campus, Ginsterweg 1, D-52428 Jülich, Germany
2 Research Centre Jülich, Institute of Thin Films and Interfaces (ISG1), D-52425 Jülich, Germany
3 National Institute of Materials Physics, Bucharest, Romania
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. E-Mail: foerster@fh-aachen.de
# Present address at Robert Bosch GmbH, Germany
Fabrication and Characterisation of GaAs gunn Diode Chips for Applications at 77 GHz in Automotive Industry
Sensors 2006, 6, 350-360 (552 K)

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Johannes Platen 1, Arshak Poghossian 1,2,* and Michael J. Schöning 1,2
1 Aachen University of Applied Sciences, Jülich Campus, Laboratory for Chemical Sensors and Biosensors, Ginsterweg 1, 52428 Jülich, Germany
2 Institute of Thin Films and Interfaces (ISG-2), Research Centre Jülich GmbH, 52425 Jülich, Germany
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. Email: a.poghossian@fz-juelich.de
“Microstructured Nanostructures” – Nanostructuring by Means of Conventional Photolithography and Layer-expansion Technique
Sensors 2006, 6, 361-369 (252 K)

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Dorota G. Pijanowska 1,*, Elżbieta Remiszewska 1, Cecilia Pederzolli 2, Lorenzo Lunelli 2, Michele Vendano 2, Roberto Canteri 2, Konrad Dudziński 1, Jerzy Kruk 1 and Wladyslaw Torbicz 1
1 Institute of Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering, Polish Academy of Sciences, ul. Ks. Trojdena 4, 02-109 Warsaw, Poland
2 Centro Per La Ricerca Scientifica E Tecnologia, ITCirst, Via Sommarive 18, Povo, 38050 Trento, Italy
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: depijano@ibib.waw.pl
Surface Modification for Microreactor Fabrication
Sensors 2006, 6, 370-379 (206 K)

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Syed Faisal Ahmed Bukhari * and Wuqiang Yang
School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Manchester, P.O. Box 88, Manchester M60 1QD, United Kingdom
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. Email: s.bukhari@postgrad.manchester.ac.uk
Multi-interface Level Sensors and New Development in Monitoring and Control of Oil Separators
Sensors 2006, 6, 380-389 (94 K)

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Lukasz Tymecki *, Stanisław Glab and Robert Koncki
Faculty of Chemistry, Warsaw University Pasteura 1, 02-093 Warsaw, Poland
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. Email: luktym@chem.uw.edu.pl
Miniaturized, Planar Ion-selective Electrodes Fabricated by Means of Thick-film Technology
Sensors 2006, 6, 390-396 (1320 K)

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Arshak Poghossian 1,2, Kerstin Schumacher 1,2, Joachim P. Kloock 1,2, Christian Rosenkranz 3, Joachim W. Schultze 3, Mattea Müller-Veggian 1 and Michael J. Schöning 1,2,*
1 Aachen University of Applied Sciences, Jülich Campus, Laboratory for Chemical Sensors and Biosensors, Ginsterweg 1, 52428 Jülich, Germany
2 Institute of Thin Films and Interfaces (ISG-2), Research Centre Jülich GmbH, 52425 Jülich, Germany
3 AGEF e.V.-Institute, Heinrich-Heine University, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany
# This paper dedicated in memory of Prof. Dr. Joachim W. Schultze.
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. Email: m.j.schoening@fz-juelich.de
Functional Testing and Characterisation of ISFETs on Wafer Level by Means of a Micro-droplet Cell #
Sensors 2006, 6, 397-404 (206 K)

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Jan Spannhake 1,*, Olaf Schulz 1, Andreas Helwig 1, Angelika Krenkow 1, Gerhard Müller 1 and Theodor Doll 2
1 Corporate Research Centre, EADS Deutschland GmbH, D-81663 München, Germany
2 Institute of Microtechnology Mainz, D-55129 Mainz, Germany
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. Email: Jan.Spannhake@eads.net
High-temperature MEMS Heater Platforms: Long-term Performance of Metal and Semiconductor Heater Materials
Sensors 2006, 6, 405-419 (276 K)

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Eugenii Katz * and Itamar Willner
Institute of Chemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem 91940, Israel
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: ekatz@vms.huji.ac.il
Magneto-controlled Quantized Electron Transfer to Surface-confined Redox Units and Metal Nanoparticles
Sensors 2006, 6, 420-427 (166 K)

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Dorota G. Pijanowska * and Elżbieta Remiszewska
Institute of Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering, Polish Academy of Sciences, ul. Ks. Trojdena 4, 02-109 Warsaw, Poland
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: depijano@ibib.waw.pl
pH-based Detection of Phenylalnine by Potentiometric and Colorimetric Methods
Sensors 2006, 6, 428-434 (154 K)

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Hassan A. Arida 1,*, Joachim P. Kloock 2,3 and Michael J. Schöning 2
1 Hot Laboratory Center, Atomic Energy Authority, 13759 Cairo, Egypt
2 Aachen University of Applied Sciences Jülich Campus, Laboratory for Chemical Sensors and Biosensors, 52428 Jülich, Germany
3 Research Centre Jülich GmbH, Institute of Thin Films and Interfaces (ISG-2), 52425 Jülich, Germany
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. Email: aridaha@hotmail.com
Novel Organic Membrane-based Thin-film Microsensors for the Determination of Heavy mMetal Cations
Sensors 2006, 6, 435-444 (164 K)

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Jiri Barek 1,*, Jan Fischer 1, Tomas Navratil 2, Karolina Peckova 1 and Bogdan Yosypchuk 2
1 UNESCO Laboratory of Environmental Electrochemistry, Department of Analytical Chemistry,
Charles University, 128 43 Prague 2, Czech Republic
2 J. Heyrovsky Institute of Physical Chemistry, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Dolejskova 3, 182 23 Prague 8, Czech Republic
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: barek@natur.cuni.cz
Silver Solid Amalgam Electrodes as Sensors for Chemical Carcinogens
Sensors 2006, 6, 445-452 (257 K)

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Romas Baronas 1,*, Feliksas Ivanauskas 1,2 and Juozas Kulys 3
1 Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics, Vilnius University, Naugarduko 24, 03225 Vilnius, Lithuania
2 Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Akademijos 4, 08663 Vilnius, Lithuania
3 Department of Chemistry and Bioengineering, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Sauletekio al. 11, 10223 Vilnius, Lithuania
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: romas.baronas@maf.vu.lt
Mathematical Modeling of Biosensors Based on an Array of Enzyme Microreactors
Sensors 2006, 6 453-465 (187 K)

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Yu Lei 1, Priti Mulchandani 2, Wilfred Chen 2 and Ashok Mulchandani 2,*
1 Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, 639798, Singapore
2 Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. Email address: adani@engr.ucr.edu
Biosensor for Direct Determination of Fenitrothion and EPN Using Recombinant Pseudomonas putida JS444 with Surface Expressed Organophosphorus Hydrolase. 1. Modified Clark Oxygen Electrode
Sensors 2006, 6466-472 (46 K)

Issue 5 (May 2006) pages 473-545

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Jian Wu 1, Qingli Zhou 2, Jun Liu 1,* and Zhengguo Lou 1
1 Department of Biomedical Engineering, Zhejiang University, 38 ZheDa Road, Hangzhou 310027, PR China
2 Women’s Hospital, Zhejiang University, 2 Xueshi Road, Hangzhou 310006, PR China
E-mails: bmewuj@mail.bme.zju.edu.cn (Jian Wu), zhouql@zju.edu.cn (Qingli Zhou)
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. Fax: 0086 571 87951676 Email: junliu@mail.bme.zju.edu.cn
Simulation Study of Nano Aqueous Flow Sensor Based on Amperometric Measurement
Sensors 2006, 6473-479 (71 K)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Mathematical Modelling of Amperometric Chemical and Biosensors" kindly edited by Mike Lyons, E-mail: E-mail: melyons@TCD.IE)

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María Jesús Segui
1, Josefa Lizondo-Sabater 1, Ramón Martínez-Máñez 1, Félix Sancenón 1, Juan Soto 1,*, Eduardo García-Breijo 2,* and Luís Gil 2
1 Instituto de Investigación en Química Molecular Aplicada, Departamento de Quimica, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Camino de Vera s/n, 46022-Valencia, Spain
E-mail: jsotoca@qim.upv.es
2 Instituto de Investigación en Química Molecular Aplicada, Departamento de Ingeniería Electrónica, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Camino de Vera s/n, 46022-Valencia, Spain. E-mail: egarciab@eln.upv.es
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: jsotoca@qim.upv.es
An Ion-selective Electrode for Anion Perchlorate in Thick-film Technology
Sensors 2006, 6480-491 (PDF format, 118 K)

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Chi-Hwan Han 1, Sang-Do Han 1,* and S. P. Khatkar 2
1 Photo- & Electro-Materials Research Center, Korea Institute of Energy Research, 71-2 Jangdong Yusung, Daejeon 305-343, Korea
2 Department of Chemistry, Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak-124 001, India
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. Email: hanchi@kier.re.kr
Enhancement of H2-sensing Properties of F-doped SnO2 Sensor by Surface Modification with SiO2
Sensors 2006, 6492-502 (PDF format, 154 K)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Gas Sensors (gas detection, gas analysis)" edited by Wenfeng Peng, E-mail: wpeng@indsci.com)

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Seongjeen Kim
Department of Electronic Engineering, Kyungnam University, Masan, Korea 631-701. E-mail: sjk1216@kyungnam.ac.kr
CNT Sensors for Detecting Gases with Low Adsorption Energy by Ionization
Sensors 2006, 6503-513 (PDF format, 119 K)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Gas Sensors (gas detection, gas analysis)" edited by Wenfeng Peng, E-mail: wpeng@indsci.com)

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Derci Felix da Silva 1 and Daniel Acosta-Avalos 2,*
1 Instituto de Pesquisa e Desenvolvimento (IP&D), Universidade do Vale do Paraíba, Av. Shishima Hifumi 2911, CEP 12244-000, São José dos Campos, SP, Brasil
E-mail: dfelix66@ig.com.br
2 Centro Brasileiro de Pesquisas Físicas, R. Dr. Xavier Sigaud 150, CEP 22290-180, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil
E-mail: dacosta@cbpf.br
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Light Dependent Resistance as a Sensor in Spectroscopy Setups Using Pulsed Light and Compared with Electret Microphones
Sensors 2006, 6, 514-525 (PDF format, 263 K)

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Il Jin Kim 1,2,*, Sang Do Han 2,*, Chi Hwan Han 2, Jihye Gwak 2, Hi Doek Lee 1 and Jin Suk Wang 1
1 Department of Electronics Engineering, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, South Korea
E-mail: kijstar2003@yahoo.com, E-mail: hdlee@cnu.ac.kr, E-mail: jswang@cnu.ac.kr
2 Optic and Electric Materials Center, Korea Institute of Energy Research, Daejeon, South Korea
E-mail : sdhan@kier.re.kr, E-mail: hanchi@kier.re.kr, E-mail: bleucoeur@kier.re.kr
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Micro Semiconductor CO Sensors Based on Indium-Doped Tin Dioxide Nanocrystalline Powders
Sensors 2006, 6, 526-535 (PDF format, 437 K)
(This paper belongs to special topic: "Gas Sensors (gas detection, gas analysis)" edited by Wenfeng Peng, E-mail: wpeng@indsci.com)

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Suzana Cakic 1, Caslav Lacnjevac 2,*, Milos B. Rajkovic 2, Ljiljana Raskovic 1 and Jakov Stamenkovic 1
1 Faculty of Chemical Engineering, 16000 Leskovac, Bul. oslobodjenja 124, Serbia Suzana Cakic, e-mail: suzana_cakic@yahoo.com, Ljiljana Raskovic, e-mail: duda@bankerinter.net
2 Faculty of Agriculture, 11080 Belgrade-Zemun, St. Nemanjina 6, Serbia
Caslav Lacnjevac, e-mail: ukilaki@eunet.yu, Milos B. Rajkovic, e-mail: rajmi@agrifaculty.bg.ac.yu
*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: lcaja@agrifaculty.bg.ac.yu or ukilaki@eunet.yu
Reticulation of Aqueous Polyurethane Systems Controlled by DSC Method
Sensors 2006, 6, 536-545 (PDF format, 58 K)

Issue 6 (June 2006) pages 546-696

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Samir Mekid * and Ketsaya Vacharanukul
The University of Manchester, School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering. PO Box 88,
Manchester, UK
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: S.Mekid@manchester.ac.uk
Full Research Paper: Differential Laser Doppler based Non-Contact Sensor for Dimensional Inspection with Error Propagation Evaluation
Sensors 2006, 6, 546-556 (PDF format, 176 K)
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Samir Mekid
The University of Manchester, School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering.
Sackville Street Building C51k, Po Box 88, Manchester, UK. E-mail: s.mekid@manchester.ac.uk
Review: Further Structural Intelligence for Sensors Cluster Technology in Manufacturing
Sensors 2006, 6, 557-577 (PDF format, 417 K)
(This paper belongs to Special Issue “Intelligent Sensors” Edited by Wilmar Hernandez)

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Cesar Elosua, Ignacio R. Matias*, Candido Bariain and Francisco J. Arregui
Departamento de Ingeniería Eléctrica y Electrónica, Universidad Pública de Navarra, Campus de Arrosadia s/n, 31006 Pamplona, Spain
E-mails: cesar.elosua@unavarra.es, natxo@unavarra.es, cba@unavarra.es, parregui@unavarra.es
* Authors to whom correspondence should be addressed; e-mail: natxo@unavarra.es; Phone: +34948169288, Fax.: +34 948169720
Full Research Paper: Development of an In-Fiber Nanocavity Towards Detection of Volatile Organic Gases
Sensors 2006, 6, 578-592 (PDF format, 290 K)
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Patrick Shahgaldian* and Uwe Pieles
University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland, School of Life Sciences, Institute of
Chemistry and Bioanalytics, Gründenstrasse 40; 4132 Muttenz, Switzerland
E-mails: patrick.shahgaldian@fhnw.ch, uwe.pieles@fhnw.ch
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed; E-mail: patrick.shahgaldian@fhnw.ch
Review: Cyclodextrin Derivatives as Chiral Supramolecular Receptors for Enantioselective Sensing
Sensors 2006, 6, 593-615 (PDF format, 273 K)

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Graham Quartly 1 and Ge Chen 2
1 National Oceanography Centre, Empress Dock, Southampton, Hants, SO14 3ZH, UK
E-mail: gdq@noc.soton.ac.uk
2 Key Laboratory of Ocean Remote Sensing, Ministry of Education, Ocean Remote Sensing Institute,
Ocean University of China, 5, Yushan Road, Qingdao 266003, China
E-mail: gechen@ouc.edu.cn
Editorial: Introduction to the Special Issue on "Satellite Altimetry: New Sensors and New Applications"
Sensors 2006, 6, 616-619 (PDF format, 31 K)
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V. Yu. Karaev 1,*, M. B. Kanevsky 1, G. N. Balandina 1, E. M. Meshkov 1, P. Challenor 2, Meric Srokosz 2,* and C. Gommenginger 2
1 Institute of Applied Physics, Russian Academy of Scinces 46, Uljanov str., 603950, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Tel. +7 8312 164928, E-mil: volody@hydro.appl.sci-nnov.ru
2 National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, SO14 3ZH, UK
E-mail: mas@noc.soton.ac.uk
Full Research Paper: A Rotating Knife-beam Altimeter for Wide-swath Remote Sensing of Ocean: Wind and Waves
Sensors 2006, 6, 620-642 (PDF format, 134 K)
(This paper belongs to Special Issue on “Satellite Altimetry: New Sensors and New Application” Edited by Ge Chen and Graham D. Quartly)

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Byoung Sam Kang 1, Hung-Ta Wang 2, Li- Chia Tien 1, Fan Ren 2, Brent P. Gila 1, David P. Norton 1, Cammy R. Abernathy 1, Jenshan Lin 3 and Stepehn J. Pearton 1,*
1. Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611 USA
2. Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611 USA
3. Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611 USA
E-mails: B.S.Kang bskang@che.ufl.edu, Li-Chai Tien lctien@ufl.edu, Fan Ren ren@che.ufl.edu, David Norton
dnort@mse.ufl.edu, Cammy Abernathy caber@mse.ufl.edu, Stephen Pearton spear@mse.ufl.edu.
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed,e-mail: spear@mse.ufl.edu
Review: Wide Bandgap Semiconductor Nanorod and Thin Film Gas Sensors
Sensors 2006, 6, 643-666 (PDF format, 995 K)
(This paper belongs to special topic: "Gas Sensors (gas detection, gas analysis)" edited by Wenfeng Peng, E-mail: wpeng@indsci.com)

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Lingyan Wang 1, Nancy N. Kariuki 1, Mark Schadt 1, Derrick Mott 1, Jin Luo 1, Chuan-Jian Zhong 1,*, Xiajing Shi 2, Chen Zhang 2, Weibing Hao 2, Susan Lu 2,*, Nam Kim 3 and Jian-Q. Wang 3
1 Department of Chemistry, State University of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, New York
13902, USA (E-mails: lwang2@binghamton.edu for Wang; and cjzhong@binghamton.edu*)
2 Watson Engineering School, State University of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, New York 13902, USA
3 Department of Physics, State University of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, New York 13902, USA
* To whom correspondence should be addressed: cjzhong@binghamton.edu; and slu@binghamton.edu
Full Research Paper: Sensing Arrays Constructed from Nanoparticle Thin Films and Interdigitated Microelectrodes
Sensors 2006, 6, 667-679 (PDF format, 182 K)

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Luca De Stefano 1,*, Krzysztof Malecki 1, Francesco G. Della Corte 2, Luigi Moretti 2, Ilaria Rea 1, Lucia Rotiroti 1 and Ivo Rendina 1
1 Institute for Microelectronics and Microsystems, National Council of Research, Via P. Castellino
111, 80131 Naples, Italy (E-mail for Ilaria Rea: ilaria.rea@na.imm.cnr.it)
2 DIMET “Mediterranea” University of Reggio Calabria, Località Feo di Vito, 89060 Reggio Calabria, Italy
Full Research Paper:  A Microsystem Based on Porous Silicon-Glass Anodic Bonding for Gas and Liquid Optical Sensing
Sensors 2006, 6, 680-687 (PDF format, 198 K)

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G. M. Muñoz Caro *, E. Mateo-Martí and J. Martínez-Frías
Centro de Astrobiología, INTA-CSIC, Carretera de Ajalvir, km. 4, Torrejón de Ardoz, 28850 Madrid, Spain
E-mail: (munozcg@inta.es), E-mail: (mateome@inta.es), E-mail: (martinezfrias@mncn.csic.es ).
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Full Research Paper:  Near-UV Transmittance of Basalt Dust as an Analog of the Martian Regolith: Implications for Sensor Calibration and Astrobiology
Sensors 2006, 6, 688-696 (PDF format, 216 K)

Issue 7 (July 2006) pages 697-782

Open Access
Wilmar Hernandez
Department of Circuits and Systems in the EUIT de Telecomunicacion at the Universidad Politecnica
de Madrid (UPM), Campus Sur UPM, Ctra. Valencia km 7, Madrid 28031, Spain
Phone: +34913367830. Fax: +34913367829. E-mail: whernan@ics.upm.es
Full Research Paper:  Improving the Response of a Load Cell by Using Optimal Filtering
Sensors 2006, 6, 697-711 (PDF format, 130 K)
(This paper belongs to Special Issue on "Intelligent Sensors" edited by Prof. Dr. Wilmar Hernandez)

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Sang-Hee Yoon *, Seok-Woo Lee, Young-Ho Lee and Jong-Soo Oh
Fuze Laboratory, Agency for Defense Development, Yuseong P.O. Box 35-5, Daejeon 305-600, Republic of Korea
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed; E-mail: shyoon@add.re.kr
Full Research Paper: A Miniaturized Magnetic Induction Sensor Using Geomagnetism for Turn Count of Small-Caliber Ammunition
Sensors 2006, 6, 712-726 (PDF format, 379 K)

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Romas Baronas 1,*, Feliksas Ivanauskas 1,2, Irmantas Kaunietis 1 and Valdas Laurinavicius 3
1 Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics, Vilnius University, Naugarduko 24, LT−03225 Vilnius, Lithuania
E-mail: romas.baronas@maf.vu.lt. E-mail: irmantas.kaunietis@ktu.lt.
2 Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Akademijos 4, LT−08663 Vilnius, Lithuania
E-mail: feliksas.ivanauskas@maf.vu.lt
3 Institute of Biochemistry, Mokslininku 12, LT−08662 Vilnius, Lithuania
E-mail: valdasl@bchi.lt
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed; E-mail: romas.baronas@maf.vu.lt
Full Research Paper: Mathematical Modeling of Plate−gap Biosensors with an Outer Porous Membrane
Sensors 2006, 6, 727-745 (PDF format, 267 K)

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Vojko Matko
University of Maribor, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Smetanova 17, 2000
Maribor, Slovenia. E-mail: vojko.matko@uni-mb.si
Full Research Paper: A Comparison of Frequency Pullability in Oscillators Using a Single AT-Cut Quartz Crystal and Those Using Two Single AT-Cut Crystals Connected in Parallel with a Series Load Capacitance or Series Load Inductance
Sensors 2006, 6, 746-755 (PDF format, 156 K)

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Xing-Jiu Huang 1, Yang-Kyu Choi 1,*, Hyung-Soon Im 1, Oktay Yarimaga 1, Euisik Yoon 1 and Hak-Sung Kim 2
1 Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Korea Advanced Institute of Science
and Technology, 373-1 Guseong-dong, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon, South Korea
E-mail: xingjiuhuang@hotmail.com for Xing-Jiu Huang
2 Department of Biological Sciences, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, 373-1
Guseong-dong, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon, South Korea
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed; E-mail: ykchoi@ee.kaist.ac.kr
Review: Aspartate Aminotransferase (AST/GOT) and Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT/GPT) Detection Techniques
Sensors 2006, 6, 756-782 (PDF format, 682 K)

Issue 8 (August 2006) pages 783-1086

Special Issue of Photonic Sensors for Chemical, Biological, and Physical Parameter Detection
Guest Editor:
Gary Pickrell

Open Access
Gary Pickrell *
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Materials Science and Engineering Department
and Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Center for Photonics Technology,
Blacksburg, Virginia 24061, USA. E-mail: pickrell@vt.edu
Preface: Special Issue of Photonic Sensors for Chemical, Biological, and Physical Parameter Detection
Sensors 2006, 6, 783-784 (PDF format, 15 K)
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Special Issue of Photonic Sensors for Chemical, Biological, and Physical Parameter Detection. Guest Editor: Gary Pickrell)

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Hongying Zhu, Jonathan D. Suter, Ian M. White and Xudong Fan *
Department of Biological Engineering, 240D Life Sciences Center, 1201 East Rollins Street,
University of Missouri—Columbia Columbia, Missouri 65211, USA
E-mails: hzhb8@mizzou.edu (Hongying Zhu), jds5y7@mizzou.edu (Jonathan D. Suter), ianwhite@gmail.com (Ian M. White)
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed; E-mail: fanxud@missouri.edu
Full Research Paper: Aptamer Based Microsphere Biosensor for Thrombin Detection
Sensors 2006, 6, 785-795 (PDF format, 192 K)
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Tao Geng 1, Joe Uknalis 2, Su-I Tu 2 and Arun K. Bhunia 1,*
1 Molecular Food Microbiology Laboratory, Department of Food Science, Purdue University, 745 Agriculture Mall Dr., West Lafayette, Indiana 47907
2 United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, NAA Eastern Regional Research Center, 600 E. Mermaid Lane, Wyndmoor, PA 19038
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed; E-mail: Bhunia@purdue.edu; Tel. (765) 494-5443

Full Research Paper: Fiber-Optic Biosensor Employing Alexa-Fluor Conjugated Antibody for Detection of Escherichia coli O157:H7 from Ground Beef in Four Hours
Sensors 2006, 6, 796-807 (PDF format, 89 K)
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Viswaprakash Nanduri 1, Giyoung Kim 2, Mark T. Morgan 1,*, Daniel Ess 3, Byoung-Kwon Hahm 1, Aparna Kothapalli 1, Angela Valadez 1, Tao Geng 1, Arun K. Bhunia 1,*
1 Department of Food Science, Purdue University, 745 Agriculture Mall Dr., West Lafayette, IN, USA 47907
2 National Institute of Agricultural Engineering, RDA, 249 Seodun-dong, Suwon, Republic of Korea 441-100
3 Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA 47907
* Authors to whom correspondence should be addressed; E-mails: bhunia@purdue.edu (Arun K.
Bhunia ) or mmorgan@purdue.edu (Mark T. Morgan)
Full Research Paper:  Antibody Immobilization on Waveguides using a Flow –Through System Shows Improved Listeria monocytogenes Detection in an Automated Fiber Optic Biosensor: RAPTOR™
Sensors 2006, 6, 808-822 (PDF format, 119 K)
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Yibing Zhang
1, Gary R. Pickrell 2, Bing Qi 3, Ahmad Safaai-Jazi 2 and Anbo Wang 2,*
1 Johns Hopkins University, Biomedical Engineering Department, Cardiac Bioelectric System Laboratory, Baltimore MD 21205, U.S.A
Email: yzhang@bme.jhu.edu
2 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Center for Photonics Technology, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061, U.S.A
Emails: pickrell@vt.edu, ajazi@vt.edu, awang@vt.edu
3 Center for Quantum Information and Quantum Control, Department of Physics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, M5S, 1A7, Canada
Email: bqi@physics.utoronto.ca
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed, Email: awang@vt.edu
Full Research Paper: Single-crystal Sapphire Based Optical Polarimetric Sensor for High Temperature Measurement
Sensors 2006, 6, 823-834 (PDF format, 223 K)
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Ning Liu 1, Juan Hui 2, Cunqiang Sun 2,  Junhang Dong 3,  Luzheng Zhang 1 and Hai Xiao 4,*
1 Petroleum Recovery Research Center, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, NM 87801.
2 Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, NM 87801.
3 Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221.
4 Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Missouri-Rolla, 141 Emerson Electric Co. Hall, Rolla, MO 65409; E-mail: xiao@nmt.edu

Full Research Paper:  Nanoporous Zeolite Thin Film-Based Fiber Intrinsic Fabry-Perot Interferometric Sensor for Detection of Dissolved Organics in Water
Sensors 2006, 6, 835-847 (PDF format, 185 K)
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King Tong Lau, R. Shepherd, Danny Diamond, and Dermot Diamond *
National Centre for Sensor Research, School of Chemical Sciences, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland
e-mail: kim.lau@dcu.ie, roderick.shepherd@dcu.ie, danny.diamond@dcu.ie, dermot.diamond@dcu.ie.
Correspondence: ‡ kim.lau@dcu.ie, *Dermot.diamond@dcu.ie

Full Research Paper:  Solid State pH Sensor Based on Light Emitting Diodes (LED) As Detector Platform
Sensors 2006, 6, 848-859 (PDF format, 186 K)
(This paper belongs to Special Issue of Photonic Sensors for Chemical, Biological, and Physical Parameter Detection. Guest Editor: Gary Pickrell)

Special Issue of Supramolecular Sensors
Guest Editors:
Patrick Shahgaldian (E-mail: patrick.shahgaldian@fhnw.ch) and Anthony W. Coleman
Sensors 2006, 6, 860-1086

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Michael Fokkens 1, Frank-Gerrit Klärner 2,* and Thomas Schrader 1,*
1 Marburg University, Department of Chemistry, Hans-Meerwein-Strasse, 35032 Marburg, Germany.
E-mail: schradet@staff.uni-marburg.de
2 Duisburg-Essen University, Institute of Organic Chemistry, Universitätsstr. 5, 45117 Essen, Germany. E-mail: frank.klärner@uni-essen.de
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Full Research Paper: Nucleoside Sensing
Sensors 2006, 6, 860-873 (PDF format, 204 K)

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Kenneth I. Ozoemena*
Chemistry Department, University of Pretoria, Pretoria 0002, South Africa
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed: E-mail: kenneth.ozoemena@up.ac.za
Full Research Paper: Anodic Oxidation and Amperometric Sensing of Hydrazine at a Glassy Carbon Electrode Modified with Cobalt (II) Phthalocyanine–cobalt (II) Tetraphenylporphyrin (CoPc-(CoTPP)4) Supramolecular Complex
Sensors 2006, 6, 874-891 (PDF format, 210 K)

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Dana Vlascici 1, Eugenia Fagadar-Cosma 2,* and Otilia Bizerea-Spiridon 1
1 West University of Timisoara, Faculty of Chemistry-Biology-Geography, Inorganic Chemistry Department, 16 Pestalozzi Str., Timisoara300115 (Romania).
2 Institute of Chemistry Timisoara of Romanian Academy, 24 M. Viteazul Ave., Timisoara300223 (Romania), Fax: +40 256 491824.
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: efagadar@yahoo.com
Full Research Paper: A New Composition for Co(II)-porphyrin-based Membranes Used in Thiocyanate-selective Electrodes
Sensors 2006, 6, 892-900 (PDF format, 67 K)

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Anne-Marie Caminade*, Clément Padié, Régis Laurent, Alexandrine Maraval and Jean-Pierre Majoral*
Laboratoire de Chimie de Coordination CNRS, 205 route de Narbonne, 31077 Toulouse Cedex 4, France
E-mail: caminade@lcc-toulouse.fr. E-mail: padie@lcc-toulouse.fr. E-mail: rlaurent@lcc-toulouse.fr. E-mail: maraval@lcc-toulouse.fr. E-mail: majoral@lcc-toulouse.fr
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Review: Uses of Dendrimers for DNA Microarrays
Sensors 2006, 6, 901-914 (PDF format, 2631 K)

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Cosimino Malitesta1,*, Rosaria Anna Picca 1, Giuseppe Ciccarella 2, Vito Sgobba 2 and Magda Brattoli 1
1 Laboratorio di Chimica Analitica, Dipartimento di Scienza dei Materiali, Università degli Studi di Lecce, Palazzina M, Via Monteroni, 73100 Lecce (Italy)
2 Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell’Innovazione, Università degli Studi di Lecce, Via Arnesano, 73100 Lecce (Italy)
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: cosimino.malitesta@unile.it
Full Research Paper: Synthesis of a Molecularly Iimprinted Polymer for Dioxin
Sensors 2006, 6, 915-924 (PDF format, 204 K)

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Kim E. Sapsford 1,3, Thomas Pons 2,4, Igor L. Medintz 1,* and Hedi Mattoussi 2,*
1 Center for Bio/Molecular Science and Engineering, Code 6900, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC 20375-5320, USA.
E-mail: ksapsford@cbmse.nrl.navy.mil. E-mail: imedintz@cbmse.nrl.navy.mil
2 Division of Optical Sciences, Code 5611, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC 20375-5320, USA.
E-mail: thomas.pons@nrl.navy.mil. E-mail: hedimat@ccs.nrl.navy.mil
3 George Mason University, 10910 University Blvd, MS 4E3, Manassas, VA 20110 USA.                   
4 Chemical & Biomolecular Eng. Dept. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218 USA.
* Authors to whom correspondence should be addressed. KES and TP contributed equally.
Review: Biosensing with Luminescent Semiconductor Quantum Dots
Sensors 2006, 6, 925-953 (PDF format, 2106 K)

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Wei Tan 1, 2, Zhuo Wang 1, 2, Deqing Zhang 1,*and Daoben Zhu 1
1 Beijing National Laboratory, Organic Solids Laboratory, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100080, China.
2 Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing 100080, China
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail address: dqzhang@iccas.ac.cn
Full Research Paper: A New Saccharides and Nnucleosides Sensor Based on Tetrathiafulvalene-anthracene Dyad with Two Boronic Acid Groups
Sensors 2006, 6, 954-961 (PDF format, 125 K)

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N. O. Mchedlov-Petrossyan*, L. N. Vilkova, N. A. Vodolazkaya, A. G. Yakubovskaya, R. V. Rodik, V. I. Boyko and V. I. Kalchenko *
Department of Physical Chemistry, Kharkov National University, 61077, Kharkov, Ukraine; Institute of Organic Chemistry, National Academy of Science of Ukraine, 02094, Kiev, Ukraine
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mails: mchedlov@univer.kharkov.ua (Mchedlov-Petrossyan); vik@bpci.kiev.ua (Kalchenko)
Full Research Paper: The Nature of Aqueous Solutions of a Cationic Calix[4]arene: A Comparative Study of Dye – Calixarene and Dye – Surfactant Interactions
Sensors 2006, 6, 962-977 (PDF format, 153 K)

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Bambang Kuswandi 1, Nuriman 1, Willem Verboom 2,* and David N. Reinhoudt 2
1 Chemo & Biosensors Group, School of Pharmacy, University of Jember, Jember 68121 Indonesia
E-mail: b_kuswandi@farmasi.unej.ac.id
2 Laboratory of Supramolecular Chemistry and Technology, MESA+ Research Institute for Nanotechnology, University of Twente, P.O. Box 217, 7500 AE Enschede, The Netherlands
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed; E-mail: W.Verboom@tnw.utwente.nl
Rview: Tripodal Receptors for Cation and Anion Sensors
Sensors 2006, 6, 978-1017 (PDF format, 351 K)

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Mohammad Reza Ganjali 1,*, Parviz Norouzi 1, Morteza Rezapour 2, Farnoush Faridbod 1 and Mohammad Reza Pourjavid 1
1 Center of Excellence in Electrochemistry, Faculty of chemistry, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran; E-mail: ganjali@khayam.ut.ac.ir. E-mail: Norouzi@khayam.ut.ac.ir. E-mail: faridbod@khayam.ut.ac.ir. E-mail: pourjavid@khayam.ut.ac.ir
2 Research Institute of Petroleum Industry, Pazhooheshgah Bulevard, Khairabad Junction, Old Qom Road, Tehran, Iran. E-mail: Rezapourm@ripi.ir.
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: ganjali@khayam.ut.ac.ir
Review: Supramolecular Based Membrane Sensors
Sensors 2006, 6, 1018-1086 (PDF format, 410 K)
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Issue 9 (September 2006) pages 1087-1160

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Miroljub B. Barac*, Snezana T. Jovanovic, Sladjana P. Stanojevic and Mirjana B. Pesic
Institute for Food Technology, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Belgrade, Nemanjina 6, Serbia
Miroljub Barac, e-mail: baracm@agrifaculty.bg.ac.yu; Snezana Jovanovic, e-mail: snezanaj@agrifaculty.bg.ac.yu; Sladjana Stanojevic, e-mail: sladjas@agrifaculty.bg.ac.yu; Mirjana Pesic, e-mail: pesicm@agrifaculty.bg.ac.yu.
* To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: baracm@agrifaculty.bg.ac.yu
Full Paper: Effect of Limited Hydrolysis on Traditional Soy Protein Concentrate
Sensors 2006, 6, 1087-1101 (PDF format, 250 K)

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Abhiman Hande*, Todd Polk, William Walker and Dinesh Bhatia*
Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science, University of Texas at Dallas, P.O. Box
830688, EC33, Richardson, TX 75083, USA
* Authors to whom correspondence should be addressed. Emails: abhiman.hande@utdallas.edu, dinesh@utdallas.edu
Full Paper: Self-Powered Wireless Sensor Networks for Remote Patient Monitoring in Hospitals
Sensors 2006, 6, 1102-1117 (PDF format, 444 K)

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A. Martinez Olmos 1,*, J. Alberdi Primicia 2 and J. L. Fernandez Marron 3
1 ETSI Informática, Universidad de Granada. C/ Periodista Daniel Saucedo s/n ,18071, Granada,
Spain; Email: amartinez@ugr.es
2 CIEMAT. Avda. Complutense 22, 28040 Madrid, Spain; Email: jalberdi@ciemat.es
3 ETSI Informática, UNED. C/ Juan del Rosal 16, 28040, Madrid, Spain; Email:
jlmarron@dia.uned.es
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: amartinez@ugr.es
Full Paper: Influence of Shielding Arrangement on ECT Sensors
Sensors 2006, 6, 1118-1127 (PDF format, 882 K)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Sensors in Flow Analysis" edited by Spas D. Kolev, E-mail: s.kolev@unimelb.edu.au)

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Luis Gil
1,*, Eduardo Garcia-Breijo 1, Javier Ibañez 1, Roberto H. Labrador 2, Eduard Llobet 3, Ramón Martínez-Máñez 2 and Juan Soto 2
1 Instituto de Química Molecular Aplicada and Grupo de Microelectrónica Híbrida, Departamento de Ingeniería Electrónica, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Camino de Vera s/n, 46021, Valencia, Spain. Tel.:34-963877608; fax: 34-963877609
2 Instituto de Química Molecular Aplicada and Departamento de Química, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Camino de Vera s/n, 46021, Valencia, Spain. Tel.: 34-963877343; fax: 34-963877349. Email:jsotoca@qim.upv.es
3 MINOS, Department of Electronic Engineering, University Rovira i Virgili, Avda. Països Catalans, 26, 43007 Tarragona, Spain. Tel.: 34-977558502; fax: 34-977559605. E-mail: ellobet@etse.urv.es
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed; E-mail: lgil@eln.upv.es
Full Paper: Electronic Tongue for Qualitative Analysis of Aqueous Solutions of Salts Using Thick-film Technology and Metal Electrodes
Sensors 2006, 6, 1128-1138 (PDF format, 210 K)

Open Access
Cheng Yin Wang 1,*, Zhi Xian Wang 1, Jun Guan 2 and Xiao Ya Hu 1,*
1 Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Yangzhou University, Yangzhou 225002,
China; E-mail: yzswcy@yzcn.net or wangcy@yzu.edu.cn (Cheng Yin Wang),
xiaofeixia1982@163.com (Zhi Xian Wang). xyhu@yzu.edu.cn (Xiao Ya Hu). Phone: 086-0514-
7975590-9217. Fax: 086-0514-7975244
2 Subei Hospital, Yangzhou 225002, China; E-mail: Junguan_tt@163.com (Jun Guan)
* Authors to whom correspondence should be addressed

Full Paper: Voltammetric Determination of Meloxicam in Pharmaceutical Formulation and Human Serum at Glassy Carbon Electrode Modified by Cysteic Acid Formed by Electrochemical Oxidation of L-cysteine
Sensors 2006, 6, 1139-1152 (PDF format, 270 K)

Open Access
Sardar M. Ayub Durrani
Physics Department, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia.
Phone 966-3-8603555, Fax 966-3-8604281, E-mail: smayub@kfupm.edu.sa
Full Paper: Biasing Voltage Dependence of Sensitivity of Electron Beam Evaporated SnO2 Thin Film CO Sensor
Sensors 2006, 6, 1153-1160 (PDF format, 53 K)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Gas Sensors (gas detection, gas analysis)" edited by Wenfeng Peng, E-mail: wpeng@indsci.com)

Issue 10 (October 2006) pages 1161-1427

Open Access
Beatriz Prieto-Simón 1, Mònica Campàs 1, Silvana Andreescu 2 and Jean-Louis Marty 1,*
1 BIOMEM group, Université de Perpignan, 52 Avenue Paul Alduy, 66860 Perpignan Cedex, France
2 Department of Chemistry and Biomolecular Sciences, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY 13699-5810, USA
Beatriz Prieto-Simón, e-mail: beatriz.prieto-simon@univ-perp.fr; Mònica Campàs, e-mail: campas@univ-perp.fr; Silvana Andreescu, e-mail: eandrees@clarkson.edu; Jean-Louis Marty, e-mail: jlmarty@univ-perp.fr
* Corresponding author: Tel: +33(0)468662254; Fax: +33(0)468662223
Received: 29 July 2006 / Accepted: 29 September 2006 / Published: 1 October 2006
Review: Trends in Flow-based Biosensing Systems for Pesticide Assessment
Sensors 2006, 6, 1161-1186 (PDF format, 465 K, supplementary material: Table 1, PDF format, 29 K)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Sensors in Flow Analysis" edited by Spas D. Kolev, E-mail: s.kolev@unimelb.edu.au)

Open Access
K. L. Cheng 1,*, Naila Ashraf 1 and Glenn Wei 2
1 Department of Physics, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, MO 64110, USA
2 Glenn Wei, Weiss Research, Inc., 13211 Stafford Road, Suite 600, Missouri City, , TX 77489, USA; E-mail: Electrodes@WeissResearch.com
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. Fax +1-816-482-5221, E-mail: chengk@umkc.edu
Received: 22 July 2006 / Accepted: 28 September 2006 / Published: 1 October 2006
Full Paper: A New Overpotential — Capacitance Mechanism for H2 Electrode
Sensors 2006, 6, 1187-1198 (PDF format, 309 K)

Open Access
Ok Jin Joung and Young Han Kim*
Deptartment of Chemical Engineering, Dong-A University, 840 Hadan-dong, Saha-gu, Pusan, 604-714 Korea
E-mail: joj9861@hanmail.net, E-mail: yhkim@mail.donga.ac.kr
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Received: 23 June 2006 / Accepted: 2 October 2006 / Published: 4 October 2006
Full Paper: Application of an IR Thermographic Device for the Detection of a Simulated Defect in a Pipe
Sensors 2006, 6, 1199-1208 (PDF format, 86 K)

Open Access
Aziz Amari 1, Noureddine El Barbri 1, Eduard Llobet 2, Nezha El Bari 3, Xavier Correig 2 and Benachir Bouchikhi 1,*
1 Sensor Electronic & Instrumentation Group, Faculty of Sciences, Physics Department, University Moulay Ismaïl, B.P. 11201, Zitoune, Meekness, Morocco
2 MINOS, Microsystems and Nanotechnologies for Chemical Analysis, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Avda. Països Catalans, 26, 43007 Tarragona, Spain
3 Biotechnology Agroalimentary and Biomedical Analysis Group, Faculty of Sciences, Biology Department, University Moulay Ismaïl, B.P. 11201, Zitoune, Meekness, Morocco; E-mail: eduard.llobet@urv.cat
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed; E-mail: benachir.bouchikhi1@caramail.com
Received: 15 July 2006 / Accepted: 3 October 2006 / Published: 5 October 2006
Full Paper: Monitoring the Freshness of Moroccan Sardines with a Neural-Network Based Electronic Nose
Sensors 2006, 6, 1209-1223 (PDF format, 207 K)

Open Access
Mª Soledad García, Joaquín A. Ortuño, Concepción Sánchez-Pedreño*, Mª Isabel Albero and Mª José Fernández
Department of Analytical Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, University of Murcia, 30071 Murcia, Spain; E-mails: msgarcia@um.es (for MSG), jortuno@um.es (for JAO), spedreno@um.es (CS-P), mialbero@um.es (for MIA)
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed; E-mail: spedreno@um.es
Received: 23 June 2006 / Accepted: 3 October 2006 / Published: 9 October 2006
Full Paper: Flow-through Bulk Optode for Spectrophotometric Determination of Thiocyanate and Its Application to Water and Saliva Analysis
Sensors 2006, 6, 1224-1233 (PDF format, 145 K)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Sensors in Flow Analysis" edited by Spas D. Kolev, E-mail: s.kolev@unimelb.edu.au)

Open Access
Shuyan Niu, Feng Li, Shusheng Zhang *, Long Wang, Xuemei Li and Shiying Wang
College of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering, Qingdao University of Science and Technology, Qingdao 266042, P.R. China
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: shushzhang@qust.edu.cn
Received: 1 September 2006 / Accepted: 5 October 2006 / Published: 10 October 2006
Full Paper: Studies on the Interaction Mechanism of 1,10-Phenanthroline Cobalt(II) Complex with DNA and Preparation of Electrochemical DNA Biosensor
Sensors 2006, 6, 1234-1244 (PDF format, 278 K)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Amperometric Sensors and Techniques for Neurochemical Monitoring" edited by John P. Lowry, e-mail john.lowry@ucd.ie and Robert O'Neill, e-mail Robert.ONeill@UCD.ie)

Open Access
Catalina Bosch Ojeda and Fuensanta Sánchez Rojas *
Department of Analytical Chemistry, Faculty of Sciences, University of Málaga, Campus Teatinos s/n, 29071 Málaga, Spain
E-mail: cbosch@uma.es. E-mail: fsanchezr@uma.es
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. Phone: +34-95-213-7393, Fax: +34-95-213-2000, e-mail: fsanchezr@uma.es
Received: 4 May 2006 / Accepted: 5 October 2006 / Published: 10 October 2006
Review: Recent Development in Optical Chemical Sensors Coupling wit Flow Injection Analysis
Sensors 2006, 6, 1245-1307 (PDF format, 326 K)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Sensors in Flow Analysis" edited by Spas D. Kolev, E-mail: s.kolev@unimelb.edu.au)

Open Access
Bassam Alfeeli *, Gary Pickrell and Anbo Wang
Center for Photonics Technology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 460 Turner Street, Suite 303, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061, USA.
E-mails: alfeeli@vt.edu, pickrell@vt.edu, awang@vt.edu Home page: www.ee.vt.edu/~photonics
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Received: 31 August 2006 / Accepted: 9 October 2006 / Published: 11 October 2006
Full Paper: Sub-Nanoliter Spectroscopic Gas Sensor
Sensors 2006, 6, 1308-1320 (PDF format, 319 K)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Gas Sensors (gas detection, gas analysis)" edited by Wenfeng Peng, E-mail: wpeng@indsci.com)

Open Access
Leonid N. Moskvin 1 and Juergen Simon 2,*
1 Department of Chemistry, St. Petersburg State University, 198904 St. Petersburg, Russia
2 Institute of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry, Free University of Berlin, Fabeckstrasse 34/36, D-14195 Berlin, Germany
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. Email: jsimon@zedat.fu-berlin.de
Received: 15. July 2006 / Accepted:15 October 2006 / Published: 17 October 2006
Review: Gas/Liquid and Liquid/Liquid Solvent Extraction in Flow Analysis with the Chromatomembrane Cell
Sensors 2006, 6, 1321-1332 (PDF format, 93 K)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Sensors in Flow Analysis" edited by Spas D. Kolev, E-mail: s.kolev@unimelb.edu.au)

Open Access
Mohd Noor Ahmad 1,*, Zhari Ismail 2, Oon–Sim Chew 2, AKM Shafiqul Islam 2 and Ali Yeon Md Shakaff 1
1 School of Bioprocess Engineering, Northern Malaysia University College of Engineering, 01000 Kangar, Perlis, Malaysia
2 School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 Penang, Malaysia
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: mohdnoor@kukum.edu.my
Received: 10 March 2005 / Revised version received: 6 October 2006 / Accepted: 16 October 2006 /Published: 17 October 2006
Full paper: Development of Multichannel Artificial Lipid-Polymer Membrane Sensor for Phytomedicine Application
Sensors 2006, 6, 1333-1344 (PDF format, 114 K)

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Matthias Batzill
Department of Physics, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
E-mail: mbatzill@cas.usf.edu
Received: 26 September 2006 / Accepted: 16 October 2006 / Published: 17 October 2006
Review: Surface Science Studies of Gas Sensing Materials: SnO2
Sensors 2006, 6, 1345-1366 (PDF format, 1041 K)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Gas Sensors (gas detection, gas analysis)" edited by Wenfeng Peng, E-mail: wpeng@indsci.com)

Open Access
Milan Marcic
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maribor, Smetanova 17, 2000 Maribor, Slovenia, E-mail: milan.marcic@uni-mb.si
Received: 17 June 2006 / Accepted: 10 October 2006 / Published: 23 October 2006
Full Paper: Sensor for Injection Rate Measurements
Sensors 2006, 6, 1367-1382 (PDF format, 243 K)

Open Access
Orawon Chailapakul 1,*, Passapol Ngamukot 1, Alongkorn Yoosamran 1, Weena Siangproh 2 and Nattakarn Wangfuengkanagul 1
1 Sensors Research Unit, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University, Phayathai Road, Patumwan, Bangkok, 10330, Thailand
2 Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Srinakharinwirot University, Bangkok, 10110, Thailand
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed; E-mail: corawon@chula.ac.th
Received: 8 August 2006 / Accepted: 9 October 2006 / Published: 24 October 2006
Review: Recent Electrochemical and Optical Sensors in Flow-Based Analysis
Sensors 2006, 6, 1383-1410 (PDF format, 336 K)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Sensors in Flow Analysis" edited by Spas D. Kolev, E-mail: s.kolev@unimelb.edu.au)

Open Access
Angela Elia *, Cinzia Di Franco, Pietro Mario Lugarà and Gaetano Scamarcio
LIT3 CNR-INFM Regional Laboratory, Department of Physics - University of Bari, Via Amendola
173, I-70126 Bari, Italy
E-mail: angela.elia@fisica.uniba.it (A. Elia). E-mail: cinzia.difranco@fisica.uniba.it (C. Di Franco).
E-mail: lugara@fisica.uniba.it (P.M. Lugarà). E-mail: scamarcio@fisica.uniba.it (G. Scamarcio)
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Received: 4 October 2006 / Accepted: 25 October 2006 / Published: 27 October 2006
Review: Photoacoustic Spectroscopy with Quantum Cascade Lasers for Trace Gas Detection
Sensors 2006, 6, 1411-1419 (PDF format, 76 K)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Gas Sensors (gas detection, gas analysis)" edited by Wenfeng Peng, E-mail: wpeng@indsci.com)

Open Access
Shih Min Chou 1, Lay Gaik Teoh 2,*, Wei Hao Lai 1, Yen Hsun Su 1 and Min Hsiung Hon 1
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, No. 1, Ta-Hsueh Road, Tainan 70101, Taiwan
E-mail: csm@mail.mse.ncku.edu.tw (for Shih Min Chou)
E-mail: Jeffrey@mail.mse.ncku.edu.tw (for Wei Hao Lai)
E-mail: kistic@mail.mse.ncku.edu.tw (for Yen Hsun Su)
E-mail: mhhon@mail.ncku.edu.tw (for Min Hsiung Hon)
2 Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, No. 1, Shuehfu Road, Neipu, Pingtung 91201, Taiwan
*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: n5888107@mail.npust.edu.tw
Received: 31 July 2006 / Accepted: 27 October / Published: 30 October 2006
Full Paper: ZnO:Al Thin Film Gas Sensor for Detection of Ethanol Vapor
Sensors 2006, 6, 1420-1427 (PDF format, 208 K)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Gas Sensors (gas detection, gas analysis)" edited by Wenfeng Peng, E-mail: wpeng@indsci.com)

Issue 11 (November 2006) pages 1428-1720

Open Access
Ida A. Casalinuovo *, Donato Di Pierro, Massimiliano Coletta and Paolo Di Francesco
Divisions of Microbiology and Medical Chemistry, Department of Experimental Medicine and Biochemical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, Via Montpellier n°1, 00133 Rome, Italy
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed: E-mail: casalinuovo@med.uniroma2.it; Tel.
+39-06-72596565 / 6579; Fax: +39-06-20427523
Received: 22 September 2006; in revised form: 28 October 2006 / Accepted: 30 October 2006 / Published: 1 November 2006
Review: Application of Electronic Noses for Disease Diagnosis and Food Spoilage Detection
Sensors 2006, 6, 1428-1439 (PDF format, 50 K)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Gas Sensors (gas detection, gas analysis)" edited by Wenfeng Peng, E-mail: wpeng@indsci.com)

Open Access
Cesar Elosua, Ignacio R. Matias*, Candido Bariain and Francisco J. Arregui
Departamento de Ingeniería Eléctrica y Electrónica, Universidad Pública de Navarra, Campus de Arrosadia s/n, 31006 Pamplona, Spain; E-mails: cesar.elosua@unavarra.es; cba@unavarra.es; parregui@unavarra.es
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed; e-mail: natxo@unavarra.es; Phone: (+34) 948169288, Fax: (+34) 948169720
Received: 7 October 2006; in revised form: 31 October 2006 / Accepted: 31 October 2006 / Published: 1 November 2006
Review: Volatile Organic Compound Optical Fiber Sensors: A Review
Sensors 2006, 6, 1440-1465 (PDF format, 1152 K)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Gas Sensors (gas detection, gas analysis)" edited by Wenfeng Peng, E-mail: wpeng@indsci.com)

Open Access
Petr Babula 1, Dalibor Huska 2,4, Pavel Hanustiak 2, Jiri Baloun 2,4, Sona Krizkova 2, Vojtech Adam 2, Jaromir Hubalek 3, Ladislav Havel 4, Milan Zemlicka 1, Ales Horna 5, Miroslava Beklova 6 and Rene Kizek 2,*
1 Department of Natural Drugs, University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Palackeho 1-3, CZ-612 42 Brno, Czech Republic
2 Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, and 4 Department of Plant Biology, Faculty of Agronomy, Mendel University of Agriculture and Forestry, Zemedelska 1, CZ-613 00 Brno, Czec Republic
3 Department of Microelectronics, Technical University of Brno, Udolni 53, CZ-602 00 Brno, Czech Republic
5 Department of Food Engineering and Chemistry, Faculty of Technology, Tomas Bata University, CZ-762 72 Zlin, Czech Republic
6 Department of Veterinary Ecology and Environmental Protection, University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Palackeho 1-3, CZ-612 42 Brno, Czech Republic
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed; E-mail: kizek@sci.muni.cz
Received: 16 October 2006 / Accepted: 27 October 2006 / Published: 6 November 2006
Full Paper: Flow Injection Analysis Coupled with Carbon Electrodes as the Tool for Analysis of Naphthoquinones with Respect to Their Content and Functions in Biological Samples
Sensors 2006, 6, 1466-1482 (PDF format, 160 K)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Sensors in Flow Analysis" edited by Spas D. Kolev, E-mail: s.kolev@unimelb.edu.au)

Open Access
Veronika Supalkova 1,2, Jiri Petrek 1, Ladislav Havel 1, Sona Krizkova 2, Jitka Petrlova 2, Vojtech Adam 2,3, David Potesil 2,3, Petr Babula 4, Miroslava Beklova 5, Ales Horna 6, and Rene Kizek 2,*
1 Department of Plant Biology, and 2 Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Faculty of Agronomy, Mendel University of Agriculture and Forestry, Zemedelska 1, CZ-613 00 Brno, Czech Republic
3 Department of Analytical Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Kotlarska 2, CZ-611 37 Brno, Czech Republic
4 Department of Natural Drugs, and 5 Department of Veterinary Ecology and Environmental
Protection, University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Palackeho 1-3, CZ-612 42 Brno, Czech Republic
6 Department of Food Engineering and Chemistry, Faculty of Technology, Tomas Bata University, CZ-762 72 Zlin, Czech Republic
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed; E-mail: kizek@sci.muni.cz
Received: 16 October 2006 / Accepted: 27 October 2006 / Published: 6 November 2006
Full Paper: Electrochemical Sensors for Detection of Acetylsalicylic Acid
Sensors 2006, 6, 1483-1497 (PDF format, 322 K)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Sensors in Flow Analysis" edited by Spas D. Kolev, E-mail: s.kolev@unimelb.edu.au)

Open Access
Jan Prasek 1, Martin Adamek 1, Jaromir Hubalek 1, Vojtech Adam 2, Libuse Trnkova 3, and Rene Kizek 2,*
1 Department of Microelectronics, Brno University of Technology, Brno, Udolni 53, CZ-602 00 Brno, Czech Republic; e-mails: prasek@feec.vutbr.cz, adamek@feec.vutbr.cz, hubalek@feec.vutbr.cz
2 Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Mendel University of Agriculture and Forestry, Zemedelska 1, CZ-613 00 Brno, Czech Republic
3 Department of Theoretical and Physical Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Kotlarska 2, CZ-611 37 Brno, Czech Republic
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed; E-mail: kizek@sci.muni.cz
Received: 16 October 2006 / Accepted: 27 October 2006 / Published: 6 November 2006
Full Paper: New Hydrodynamic Electrochemical Arrangement for Cadmium Ions Detection Using Thick-Film Chemical Sensor Electrodes
Sensors 2006, 6, 1498-1515 (PDF format, 202 K)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Sensors in Flow Analysis" edited by Spas D. Kolev, E-mail: s.kolev@unimelb.edu.au)

Open Access
Juozas Kulys 1,* and Romas Baronas 2
1 Department of Chemistry and Bioengineering, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Sauletekio al. 11, 10223 Vilnius, Lithuania
2 Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics, Vilnius University, Naugarduko 24, LT−03225 Vilnius, Lithuania. E-mail: romas.baronas@maf.vu.lt.
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: juozas.kulys@fm.vtu.lt
Received: 15 September 2006 / Accepted: 6 November 2006 / Published: 7 November 2006
Full Paper: Modelling of Amperometric Biosensors in the Case of Substrate Inhibition
Sensors 2006, 6, 1513-1522 (PDF format, 123 K)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Mathematical Modelling of Amperometric Chemical and Biosensors" edited by Mike Lyons, E-mail: melyons@TCD.IE)

Open Access
Cheng Yin Wang*, Zhi Xian Wang, Ai Ping Zhu and Xiao Ya Hu*
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Yangzhou University, Yangzhou 225002, China
E-mails: yzswcy@yzcn.net (Cheng Yin Wang), xiaofeixia1982@163.com (Zhi Xian Wang), zapyz@yahoo.com (Ai Ping Zhu), xyhu@yzu.edu.cn (Xiao Ya Hu). Phone: 086-0514-7975590-9217. Fax: 086-0514-7975244.
* Authors to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Received: 14 August 2006 / Accepted: 3 November 2006 / Published: 8 November 2006
Full Paper: Voltammetric Determination of Dopamine in Human Serum with Amphiphilic Chitosan Modified Glassy Carbon Electrode
Sensors 2006, 6, 1523-1536 (PDF format, 138 K)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Amperometric Sensors and Techniques for Neurochemical Monitoring" edited by John P. Lowry and Robert O'Neill )

Open Access
Jie Cai 1,* and David C. Levy 2,*
Building J03, School of Electrical and Information Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
* Authors to whom correspondence should be addressed; E-mails: jcai@ee.usyd.edu.au (Jie Cai), dlevy@ee.usyd.edu.au (David C. Levy)
Received: 15 September 2006 / Accepted: 6 November 2006 / Published: 8 November 2006
Full Paper: Tracking Dynamic Source Direction with a Novel Stationary Electronic Nose System
Sensors 2006, 6, 1537-1554 (PDF format, 205 K)

Open Access
Lai-Hao Wang *, Hung-Chang Hsia and Yuan-Zhi Lan
Department of Applied Chemistry, Chia Nan University of Pharmacy and Science, 60 Erh-Jen Road, Section 1, Jen Te, Tainan 71743, Taiwan
E-mails: vivideric678@hotmail.com (Hung-Chang Hsia); ryan-0702@yahoo.com.tw (Yuan-Zhi Lan)
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. Fax: 886-6-266-7319; E-mail: e201466.wang@msa.hinet.net
Received: 25 February 2006; in revised form: 5 October 2006 / Accepted: 10 November 2006 / Published: 11 November 2006
Full Paper: Design of a Flow-through Polarographic Sensor Based on Metal Films for Determining N-nitrosodiethanolamine Levels in
Rabbit Biological Fluids

Sensors 2006, 6, 1555-1567 (PDF format, 597 K)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Sensors in Flow Analysis" edited by Spas D. Kolev, E-mail: s.kolev@unimelb.edu.au)

Open Access
Gerald Frenzer 1, Andreas Frantzen 1, Daniel Sanders 2, Ulrich Simon 2 and Wilhelm F. Maier 1,*
1 Universität des Saarlandes, Im Stadtwald, Geb. 4.2, 66125 Saarbruecken; Germany
2 RWTH Aachen, Landoltweg 1, 52074 Aachen, Germany; Fax (+49)241/80-99003; E-Mail: ulrich.simon@ac.rwth-aachen.de
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed; Fax: (+49)681/302-2343; E-mail: w.f.maier@mx.uni-saarland.de
Received: 26 September 2006 / Accepted: 14 November 2006 / Published: 17 November 2006
Full Paper: Wet Chemical Synthesis and Screening of Thick Porous Oxide Films for Resistive Gas Sensing Applications
Sensors 2006, 6, 1568-1586 (PDF format, 451 K)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Gas Sensors (gas detection, gas analysis)" edited by Wenfeng Peng, E-mail: wpeng@indsci.com)

Open Access
Tom Burr *, Bernie Foy, Herb Fry and Brian McVey
Mail Stop F600, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos NM 87545, USA
E-mails: tburr@lanl.gov, bfoy@lanl.gov, ha_fry@lanl.gov, bdm@lanl.gov
*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: tburr@lanl.gov
Received: 29 September 2006 / Accepted:  17 November 2006 / Published: 23 November 2006
Full Paper: Characterizing Clutter in the Context of Detecting Weak Gaseous Plumes in Hyperspectral Imagery
Sensors 2006, 6, 1587-1615 (PDF format, 1205 K)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Gas Sensors (gas detection, gas analysis)" edited by Wenfeng Peng, E-mail: wpeng@indsci.com)

Open Access
Achim J. Lilienthal 1,*, Amy Loutfi 1 and Tom Duckett 2
1 University of Orebro, Dept. of Technology, AASS, S-70182 Orebro, Sweden
2 University of Lincoln, Dept. of Computing and Informatics, Brayford Pool, Lincoln, LN6 7TS, UK
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: achim@lilienthals.de
Received: 1 October 2006 / Accepted: 8 November 2006 / Published: 20 November 2006
Review: Airborne Chemical Sensing with Mobile Robots
Sensors 2006, 6, 1616-1678 (PDF format, 10.884 MB)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Gas Sensors (gas detection, gas analysis)" edited by Wenfeng Peng, E-mail: wpeng@indsci.com)

Open Access
Karen Twomey 1,*, Andreas Truemper 1 and Kilian Murphy 2
1 Biomedical Microsystems, Tyndall National Institute, Prospect Row, Cork, Ireland; E-mail: Karen.Twomey@Tyndall.ie; Andreas.Truemper@Tyndall.ie
2 AMT Ireland, Food Science Building, University College Cork, Ireland; E-mail: K.Murphy@UCC.ie
* Authors to whom correspondence should be addressed; E-mails: Karen.Twomey@Tyndall.ie
Received: 22 September 2006 / Accepted: 17 November 2006 / Published: 23 November 2006
Full Paper: A Portable Sensing System for Electronic Tongue Operations
Sensors 2006, 6, 1679-1696 (PDF format, 228 K)

Open Access
Suzana Cakic 1, Goran Nikolic 1, Caslav Lacnjevac 2,*, Miladin Gligoric 3, Jakov Stamenkovic 11, Milos B. Rajkovic 2 and Miroljub Barac 2
1 Faculty of Technology, 16000 Leskovac, Bul. oslobođenja 124, Serbia; E-mails: suzana_cakic@yahoo.com (Suzana Cakic), goranchem_yu@yahoo.com (Goran Nikolić), suzana_cakic@yahoo.com (Jakov Stamenkovic)
2 Faculty of Agriculture, 11080 Belgrade-Zemun, St. Nemanjina 6, Serbia; E-mails: ukilaki@eunet.yu
(Caslav Lacnjevac), rajmi@agrifaculty.bg.ac.yu (Milos B. Rajkovic), baracm@agrifaculty.bg.ac.yu (Miroljub Barac)
3 Faculty of Technology, 56000 Zvornik, Karakaj bb, Srpska Republic; E-mail: lcaja@agrifaculty.bg.ac.yu (Miladin Gligoric)
*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: lcaja@agrifaculty.bg.ac.yu or ukilaki@eunet.yu
Received: 25 September 2006 / Accepted: 12 November 2006 / Published: 23 November 2006
Full Paper: Thermal Stability of Aqueous Polyurethanes Depending on the Applied Catalysts
Sensors 2006, 6, 1697-1707 (PDF format, 158 K)

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Suzana Cakic 1, Caslav Lacnjevac 2,*, Goran Nikolic 1, Jakov Stamenkovic 1, Milos B. Rajkovic 2, Miladin Gligoric 3 and Miroljub Barac 2
1 Faculty of Technology, 16000 Leskovac, Bul. oslobodenja 124, Serbia; E-mails: suzana_cakic@yahoo.com (Suzana Cakic), goranchem_yu@yahoo.com (Goran Nikolić), suzana_cakic@yahoo.com (Jakov Stamenkovic)
2 Faculty of Agriculture, 11080 Belgrade-Zemun, St. Nemanjina 6, Serbia; E-mails: ukilaki@eunet.yu (Caslav Lacnjevac), rajmi@agrifaculty.bg.ac.yu (Milos B. Rajkovic), baracm@agrifaculty.bg.ac.yu (Miroljub Barac)
3 Faculty of Technology, 56000 Zvornik, Karakaj bb, Srpska Republic; E-mail: lcaja@agrifaculty.bg.ac.yu (Miladin Gligoric)
*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed; E-mail: lcaja@agrifaculty.bg.ac.yu or ukilaki@eunet.yu
Received: 25 September 2006 / Accepted: 12 November 2006 / Published: 20 November 2006
Full Paper: Spectroscopic Characteristics of Highly Selective Manganese Catalysis in Acqueous Polyurethane Systems
Sensors 2006, 6, 1708-1720 (PDF format, 273 K)

Issue 12 (December 2006) pages 1721-1850

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Tom Burr * and Nicolas Hengartner
Mail Stop F600, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos NM 87545, USA
E-mails: tburr@lanl.gov and nickh@lanl.gov
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed; E-mail: tburr@lanl.gov
Received: 22 October 2006 / Accepted: 4 December 2006 / Published 6 December 2006
Review: Overview of Physical Models and Statistical Approaches for Weak Gaseous Plume Detection using Passive Infrared Hyperspectral Imagery
Sensors 2006, 6, 1721-1750 (PDF format, 273 K)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Gas Sensors (gas detection, gas analysis)" edited by Wenfeng Peng, E-mail: wpeng@indsci.com)

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Xiaowen Xu 1,2,*, Jing Wang 1,‡ and Yingcai Long 1,*
1 Shanghai Key Laboratory of Molecular Catalysis and Innovative Materials, Department of Chemistry, Fudan University, Shanghai 200433, P.R. China; ‡E-mail: jing-wang@fudan.edu.cn
2 Department of Chemistry, University of Science and Technology of Suzhou, Suzhou 215011, P.R. China
* Authors to whom correspondence may be addressed; Tel: (+86)-21-6564-3913; Fax: (+86)-21-6564-
1740, E-mail: yclong@fudan.edu.cn (Y-C. Long); xwxu@mail.usts.edu.cn (X. Xu)
Received: 29 September 2006; in revised form: 1 November 2006 / Accepted: 13 December 206 / Published: 13 December 2006
Review: Zeolite-based Materials for Gas Sensors
Sensors 2006, 6, 1751-1764 (PDF format, 166 K)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Gas Sensors (gas detection, gas analysis)" edited by Wenfeng Peng, E-mail: wpeng@indsci.com)

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Michael E.G. Lyons
Physical and Materials Electrochemistry Laboratory, School of Chemistry, University of Dublin, Trinity College, Dublin 2, Ireland; E-mail: melyons@tcd.ie
Received: 21 September 2006 / Accepted: 18 December 2006 / Published: 19 December 2006
Full Paper: Modelling the Transport and Kinetics of Electroenzymes at the Electrode/Solution Interface
Sensors 2006, 6, 1765-1790 (PDF format, 912 K)

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Michael E. G. Lyons
1,* and Gareth P. Keeley 1
Physical and Materials Electrochemistry Laboratory, School of Chemistry, University of Dublin, Trinity College, Dublin 2, Ireland
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed; E-mail: melyons@tcd.ie
Received: 15 November 2006 / Accepted: 18 December 2006 / Published: 20 December 2006
Full Paper: The Redox Behaviour of Randomly Dispersed Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes both in the Absence and in the Presence of Adsorbed Glucose Oxidase
Sensors 2006, 6, 1791-1826 (PDF format, 1603 K)

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Jieshan Lu, Xiaoan Cao *, Canying Pan, Lianfeng Yang, Guangbo Lai, Jianling Chen and Cuiqin Wu
Environmental Science and Engineering Institute, Guangzhou University, 510006, Guangzhou, P. R.
China; E-mails: jjss1027@yahoo.com.cn (Jieshan Lu), ahcan2000@163.com (Canying Pan), cayang@163.com (Canying Pan), lgb2004gd@yahoo.com.cn (Guangbo Lai), cjl198409@126.com (Jianling Chen), cqwu@xmu.edu.cn (Cuiqin Wu)
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: caoxiaoan2003@yahoo.com.cn
Received: 26 October 2006; in revised form: / Accepted: 19 December 2006 / Published: 26 December 2006
Full Paper: Studies of the Cataluminescence of Benzene Homologues on Nanosized γ–Al2O3/Eu2O3 and the Development of a Gas Sensor for Benzene Homologue Vapors
Sensors 2006, 6, 1827-1836 (PDF format, 201 K)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Gas Sensors (gas detection, gas analysis)" edited by Wenfeng Peng, E-mail: wpeng@indsci.com)

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Chanpen Karuwan 1,2, Thitirat Mantim 1,2, Patcharin Chaisuwan 1,2, Prapin Wilairat  1,2, Kate Grudpan 3, Piyada Jittangprasert 1,4, Yasuaki Einaga 5, Orawon Chailapakul 6, Leena Suntornsuk 7, Oraphan Anurukvorakun 7 and Duangjai Nacapricha 1,2,*
1 Flow Innovation-Research for Science and Technology Laboratories (FIRST Labs.), Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
2 Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
3 Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
4 Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Srinakharinwirot University, Bangkok, Thailand
5 Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Technology, Keio University, Japan
6 Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
7 Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, Mahidol University, Thailand
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed; E-mail: scdnc@mahidol.ac.th and dnacapricha@gmail.com
Received: 1 August 2006 / Accepted: 14 December 2006 / Published: 26 December 2006
Full Paper: Pulsed Amperometry for Anti-fouling of Boron-doped Diamond in Electroanalysis of β-Agonists: Application to Flow Injection
for Pharmaceutical Analysis

Sensors 2006, 6, 1837-1850 (PDF format, 152 K)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Sensors in Flow Analysis" edited by Spas D. Kolev, E-mail: s.kolev@unimelb.edu.au)


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