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)

Open Access
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)

Open Access
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)

Open Access
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)

Open Access
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)

Open Access
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)

Open Access
King Tong Lau, R. Shepherd, Danny Diamond, and Dermot Diamond *
 National Centre for Sensor Research, School of Chemical Sciences, Dublin City University
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)

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