Optical fiber devices for microfluidics integration open up new horizons for advanced “lab-on-a-chip” technologies.
Polystyrene foams with controlled pore sizes and narrow pore size distributions have been synthesized via lab-on-a-chip techniques.
Researchers combine nanoplasmonic architectures and interferometry to bring nanoscale biosensors to near-commercial levels of sensitivity.
New technology combines a laser and electric fields to separate particles and microbes by size.
The issue aims to provide a representative and comprehensive overview on the broad range of current biophotonics on-chip, spanning the full range from chip fabrication to applications in biomedical sensing and related fields.
Lab-on-a-chip method, when combined with biophotonics, can be used to assay for metabolites, to separate gametes via optoelectrical tweezers, or to improve the vitrification of oocytes.
A group from FZ Juelich have investigated methods for controlling magnetic particle clouds on microwire crossbar chips.