Biosensors

Latest Innovations

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...

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...

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

Nano Opto-Mechanical Fluidic Resonator (nOMFR) (2015-086)

Prof. Bahl from the University of Illinois has developed a device that can identify both...

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...

In Vivo Bioorthogonal Click Chemistry for Aβ Fibrils Detection in the Brain

Amyloid β plaque deposits are the main indicator of Alzheimer’s disease; however, diagnosis is currently based on late-stage symptoms. Thus, there is a need to detect Aβ...

Project Diagnosis of Trimethylaminuria with a Handheld Optoelectronic Nose

 

 

The inventors have developed a sensitive handheld device which can detect TMA vapors at concentrations well below the diagnostically significant...

Nanoporous Organic Semiconductor Thin Films Fabrication

 

 

Dr. Ying Diao has identified a new nanoporous thin film fabrication method using simple solution processing methods applicable...