Fundació URV posted this:NEW PROCEDURE FOR OBTAINING MONOLAYERS OF FUNCTIONALIZED NANOPARTICLESThis new procedure (not described in the bibliography) allows the manufacture of monolayers of metal nanoparticles linked by molecules of organic compounds. As you can see in Specifications, this procedure consists in two successive processes. One of the main advantages of this technology is the minimization of impurities in the functionalized monolayer compared to commonly used techniques. Besides, the manufacture of Schotty diode with this new procedure has been shown for the first time. In the same line, this procedure allows the use of monolayers of metal nanoparticles for metabolite detection. These are two unique and differents aspects of this technology in relation to other known used techniques.
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Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Disposable electrodes based on filtered nanomaterials.A Spanish research Group from Analytical Chemistry, Physical Chemistry and Chemical Departments at University of Alcalá (Spain) has designed and developed different disposable electrodes constituted exclusively by conducted nanomaterials for analytical measurement of electroactive molecules for (bio-) sensoric in relevant areas such as health, agri-food and environmental. The group is looking for companies in the chemistry, clinical, agri-food and environmental sectors to reach licensing agreements or collaboration and commercial agreements for technical assistance.
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UNIVERSIDAD DE ALICANTE posted this:Novel method to fabricate highly selective sensors for different substances of interestThe research group "Electro catalysis and Electrochemistry of Polymers", Department of Physical Chemistry at the University of Alicante has developed a novel method that allows highly selective electrode manufacture biometrics to detect any biochemical substance of interest, food or environmental. The method is based on the electro assisted deposit of molecularly imprinted silica layers on different electrodes. This allows a fast and efficient detection of the molecule of interest, independently of the other interfering. In addition, allows the regeneration of the electrode in a very simple way and lets its usage almost indefinitely. Innovative aspects The biometrical electrode manufacturing method is based on a electro assisted method of molecularly imprinted silica layers on different electrodes. With this new procedure, we obtain uniform and consistent layers of silica that allow highly selective detection of any biochemical substance of interest, food or environmental when these electrodes are used as amperometric, voltammetric, impedimetric and potentiometric sensors. Main advantatges of the technology The main advantage of the electro assisted deposit respect to conventional methods of thin film deposition (spin-coating or dip-coating), lies in the control of consistency and porosity of the layers. Due to the prevention of uncontrolled pore formation, avoids the indiscriminate passage of species from the solution to the electrode surface, reducing the interference in the detection of the analyte of interest. It has a high specificity and affinity for the molecule of interest. High control on the deposition of silica when is done by electro assisted mode. The possibility of varying the thickness of the silica layer and layer morphology allows for a highly consistent and reproducible layer. Electro assisted deposit method is capable of "self-healing", i.e. prevents the formation of holes in the assisted layer that interfere with the detection of the molecule of interest. With continued use, the sensor loses its effectiveness by the collapse of the pores with the species to be determined. In this case, the regeneration process is very simple: just repeat the procedure for removing the template molecule to be performed after the gel layer (electrochemical extraction or cleaning solvents). Thus, the pores of the sensing phase are released for use again.
RAMOT at Tel Aviv University Ltd. posted this:Compressed lightfield imagingCompressed lightfield imaging Project ID : 7-2013-577
RAMOT at Tel Aviv University Ltd. posted this:Hyperspectral detection of petroleum impurities in soilHyperspectral detection of petroleum impurities in soil Project ID : 6-2012-386
RAMOT at Tel Aviv University Ltd. posted this:Electrochemically Identifying and Measuring Genotoxins in WaterElectrochemically Identifying and Measuring Genotoxins in Water Project ID : 6-2009-48
RAMOT at Tel Aviv University Ltd. posted this:A low-complexity low-latency interactive communication system with spectral efficiency approaching the Shannon limitA low-complexity low-latency interactive communication system with spectral efficiency approaching the Shannon limit Project ID : 4-2014-792
RAMOT at Tel Aviv University Ltd. posted this:Briloullin simultaneous interrogationBriloullin simultaneous interrogation Project ID : 7-2013-576
RAMOT at Tel Aviv University Ltd. posted this:Multispectral Photoacoustic Method for the Early Detection and Diagnosis of Osteoporosis DiseaseThis research is aimed at developing a novel multispectral Photo-Acoustic (PA) method for early detection, diagnosis and treatment monitoring of osteoporosis disease with high accuracy. Project ID : 8-2012-364
RAMOT at Tel Aviv University Ltd. posted this:Diagnostic and Monitoring EIT System for OsteoporosisIn summary, the pEIT technique seems to have the potential to be used as a BMD monitoring method. Additional research and development should be done to ensure that the technique can be used as a main diagnostic tool of Osteoporosis. The main purposes of pEIT based systems are to detect low BMD before the structure occurs, to confirm a diagnosis of the patient has a fracture already, to predict the patient’s chances of fracturing in the future, to determine the patient’s rate of bone loss and to monitor the effects of treatment if the test is conducted at intervals of a year or more. Project ID : 8-2012-365
RAMOT at Tel Aviv University Ltd. posted this:Sensor for Animal MonitoringSensors which can be attached to animals to monitor their behaviour in their natural habitat. Project ID : 9-2014-738