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Recent progress in the development of micro-optrodes for intracellular measurements
Author(s): Deepak G. Uttamchandani; Scott McCulloch
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Paper Abstract

Miniaturized fiber optic sensor probes continue to be developed in a number of research laboratories around the world. Such fiber optic probes originate from work undertaken on the development of nanometric probes used in scanning near-field optical microscopes. The probes can be converted to sensors for highly localized chemical measurements by attaching the appropriate chemical indicators to the probe tips. We use the term 'micro- optrode' to describe fiber-optic chemical sensors possessing such high spatial resolution. This paper presents a brief summary of the progress that has taken place in the development of the micro-optrode and includes recent results obtained in our laboratory with such sensors.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 November 1996
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2928, Biomedical Systems and Technologies, (26 November 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.259979
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Deepak G. Uttamchandani, Univ. of Strathclyde (United Kingdom)
Scott McCulloch, Univ. of Strathclyde (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2928:
Biomedical Systems and Technologies
Nathan I. Croitoru; Martin Frenz; Terence A. King; Riccardo Pratesi; Anna Maria Verga Scheggi; Stefan Seeger; Otto S. Wolfbeis, Editor(s)

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