Sensor Review: Volume 25 Issue 4


The international journal of sensing for industry

Table of contents - Special Issue: Medical Sensors

Guest Editors: GUEST SPECIALIST Hunor Santha

Medical and biological sensors: a technical and commercial review

James P. Smith

Describes the history and development of biosensors and their commercial application.

Imaging developments benefit medical applications

Christine Connolly

Reviews some of the improvements in image sensor technology that are yielding applications in the medical field.

Nanoparticle‐based assay set to revolutionise clinical diagnostics

Robert Bogue

To describe a new high sensitivity, nanotechnology‐based technique for detecting DNA and disease‐related proteins.

A review of medical microscopy techniques

Christine Connolly

Examines some of the recent technical developments that are leading to a wider use of powerful methods in medical microscopy.

A further step beyond wireless capsule endoscopy

Yoshihiro Kusuda

Aims to report on a new trend of research and development in the wireless capsule endoscope.

A vision system for patient positioning in radiation therapy

Salil Shukla, Colin Bradley, Wayne Beckham, Derek Wells

The paper outlines a new approach for positioning a patient on the treatment table for radiation therapy sessions. The vision approach utilizes lasers and cameras for…

A polyimide based resistive humidity sensor

Muthukumaran Packirisamy, Ion Stiharu, Xing Li, Gino Rinaldi

To establish an accurate and sensitive method to characterize the moisture content of a particular environment.

Review of the potential of a wireless MEMS microsystem for biomedical applications

A. Arshak, K. Arshak, G. Lyons, D. Waldron, D. Morris, O. Korostynska, E. Jafer

Telemetry capsules have existed since the 1950s and were used to measure temperature, pH or pressure inside the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. It was hoped that these…

Automation in biotechnology – active ingredient analysis on brain tissue

Justus Hortig, Torsten Boehme, Torsten Felsch, Norbert Elkmann

Introduction of an automated laboratory system for a new field of laboratory operation, namely cultivation and handling of live brain tissue.

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