Organic Electronics in Sensors and Biotechnology

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McGraw Hill Professional, Jul 9, 2009 - Medical - 448 pages
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The latest in organic electronics-based sensing and biotechnology

Develop high-performance, field-deployable organic semiconductor-based biological, chemical, and physical sensor arrays using the comprehensive information contained in this definitive volume. Organic Electronics in Sensors and Biotechnology presents state-of-the-art technology alongside real-world applications and ongoing R & D.

Learn about light, temperature, and pressure monitors, integrated flexible pyroelectric sensors, sensing of organic and inorganic compounds, and design of compact photoluminescent sensors. You will also get full details on organic lasers, organic electronics in memory elements, disease and pathogen detection, and conjugated polymers for advancing cellular biology.

  • Monitor organic and inorganic compounds with OFETs
  • Characterize organic materials using impedance spectroscopy
  • Work with organic LEDs, photodetectors, and photovoltaic cells
  • Form flexible pyroelectric sensors integrated with OFETs
  • Build PL-based chemical and biological sensing modules and arrays
  • Design organic semiconductor lasers and memory elements
  • Use luminescent conjugated polymers as optical biosensors
  • Deploy polymer-based switches and ion pumps at the microfluidic level
 

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Contents

1 Scaling Effects in Organic Transistors and TransistorBased Chemical Sensors
1
2 Organic ThinFilm Transistors for Inorganic Substance Monitoring
51
3 Strain and Pressure Sensors Based on Organic FieldEffect Transistors
93
4 Integrated Pyroelectric Sensors
117
5 Progress and Challenges in Organic LightEmitting DiodeBased Chemical and Biological Sensors
165
6 An Introduction to Organic Photodetectors
193
7 Organic Semiconductor Lasers as Integrated Light Sources for Optical Sensors
265
8 Organic Electronics in Memories and Sensing Applications
299
9 Luminescent Conjugated Polymers for Staining and Characterization of Amyloid Deposits
329
10 Electrophoretically Deposited Polymers for Organic Electronics
361
11 Electrochemical Surface Switches and Electronic Ion Pumps Based on Conjugated Polymers
395
Index
407
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Ruth Shinar is a Senior Scientist at the Microelectronics Research Center of the Institute of Physical Research and Technology and Adjunct Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Iowa State University.

Joseph Shinar a senior physicist in the Ames Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy, and a professor of Physics and Astronomy and of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Iowa State University.

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