Analytical Techniques in the Sciences: Chemical Sensors and Biosensors

Analytical Techniques in the Sciences: Chemical Sensors and Biosensors

Editor(s): Brian R. Eggins

Published Online: 20 MAR 2007

Print ISBN: 9780471899136

Online ISBN: 9780470511305

DOI: 10.1002/9780470511305

About this Book

Covering the huge developments in sensor technology and electronic sensing devices that have occurred in the last 10 years, this book uses an open learning format to encourage reader understanding of the subject.

  • An invaluable distance learning book
  • Applications orientated providing invaluable aid for anyone wishing to use chemical and biosensors

Key features and subjects covered include the following:

  • Sensors based on both electrochemical and photometric transducers
  • Mass-sensitive sensors
  • Thermal-sensitive sensors
  • Performance factors for sensors
  • Examples of applications
  • Detailed case studies of five selected sensors
  • 30 discussion questions with worked examples and 80 self-assessment questions
  • 140 explanatory diagrams
  • An extensive bibliography

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