A Magnetic Force Sensor on a Catheter Tip for Minimally Invasive Surgery

Chatzipirpiridis, George ;   Erne, Pascal ;   Ergeneman, Olgac ;   Pané Vidal, Salvador ;   Nelson, Bradley

Tags Magnetic sensors and systemsMicro- and nano-technologyNew sensing techniques

This paper presents a magnetically guided catheter for minimally invasive surgery (MIS) with a magnetic force sensing tip. The force sensing...

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An Electrochemical Biosensor based on Gold Microspheres Andanoporous Gold for Real-Time Detection of Superoxide Anion in Skeletal Muscle Tissue

Banan Sadeghian, Ramin ;   Ostrovidov, Serge ;   Salehi, Sahar ;   Han, Jiuhui ;   Chen, Mingwei ;   Khademhosseini, Ali

Tags Chemo/bio-sensing techniquesMicro- and nano-technology

Superoxide anion (SOA) as a member of reactive oxygen species (ROS) group is involved in various physiological and pathological states. For...

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Measuring the Mechanical Efficiency of a Working Cardiac Muscle Sample at Body Temperature using a Flow-through Calorimeter

Taberner, Andrew ;   Johnston, Callum Michael ;   Pham, Toan ;   Han, June-Chiew ;   Ruddy, Bryan ;   Loiselle, Denis ;   Nielsen, Poul

Tags Thermal sensors and systemsNew sensing techniquesMechanical sensors and systems

We have developed a new ‘work-loop calorimeter’ that is capable of measuring, simultaneously, the work-done and heat production of isolated...

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NIR Photoacoustic Spectroscopy for Non-Invasive Glucose Measurement

Pai, Praful P. ;   Kumar Sanki, Pradyut ;   De, Arijit ;   Banerjee, Swapna

Tags Acoustic sensors and systemsPhysiological monitoringPortable miniaturized systems

The use of near infra red (NIR) photoacoustic spectroscopy (PAS) for continuous non-invasive glucose measurement is outlined in the paper....

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Organic FET-Based DNA Hybridization Sensor with Sub-Picomolar Sensitivity

Lai, Stefano ;   Barbaro, Massimo ;   Bonfiglio, Annalisa

Tags Chemo/bio-sensing techniquesBio-nano technologyMicro- and nano-sensors

In this paper, a novel approach for DNA hybridization detection by means of organic field-effect transistors-based biosensors (bioFETs) is...

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Validation of Non-Invasive Monitoring Device to Evaluate Sleep Quality

Pino, Esteban J ;   Morán, Alejandra A. ;   Dörner De la Paz, Astrid ;   Aqueveque, Pablo

Tags Mechanical sensors and systemsPhysiological monitoringSmart textile and clothes

This paper presents the validation of a non-invasive sleep monitoring device and sleep quality evaluation. The system is based on an array of...

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