Biosensors

Latest Innovations

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

 

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

Distributed Feedback Laser Biosensor

 

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

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 a...

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...

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

Professor Bahl from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has developed a device that can identify both optical and mechanical...

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, based on...

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 to both polymer...

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