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Author Aslam, M. ♦ Dravid, V.P. ♦ Sharma, S. ♦ Shekhawat, G. ♦ Meade, T. ♦ Tark, S.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2007
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations ♦ Applied physics
Subject Keyword Nanostructures ♦ Optical imaging ♦ Nanostructured materials ♦ Biology ♦ Biological materials ♦ Optical materials ♦ Signal synthesis ♦ Biomedical optical imaging ♦ Optical detectors ♦ Biochemical analysis
Abstract We are combining advances in materials synthesis, microfabrication, biology and engineering to develop multiplexed engineered platforms for bio-diagnostics and non-invasive imaging using nanostructured materials. On one front, we have developed a completely electronic signal transduction scheme for specific biomolecular binding events on microcantilever platform. Such label-and optics-free detection approach for biochemical analytes promises a widely affordable versatile diagnostics system. We are also developing complex multifunctional architecture based on magnetic nanostructures for MR imaging and therapeutics. The core philosophy of our approach is the merger and synergy of physical sciences, engineering and biology, which promise to open new vistas for advanced imaging, diagnostics and therapeutic systems.
Description Author affiliation: Northwestern Univ., Evanston (Aslam, M.)
ISBN 9781424412617
ISSN 19300395
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2007-10-28
Publisher Place USA
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 1.82 MB
Page Count 2
Starting Page 3
Ending Page 4


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library