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Metasurfaces for Advanced Sensing and Diagnostics

Journal Article
La Spada, L. (2019)
Metasurfaces for Advanced Sensing and Diagnostics. Sensors, 19(2), 355. doi:10.3390/s19020355
Interest in sensors and their applications is rapidly evolving, mainly driven by the huge demand of technologies whose ultimate purpose is to improve and enhance health and sa...

Graphene-Oxide and Hydrogel Coated FBG-Based pH Sensor for Biomedical Applications

Journal Article
Binetti, L., Stankiewicz, A., & Alwis, L. S. M. (2018)
Graphene-Oxide and Hydrogel Coated FBG-Based pH Sensor for Biomedical Applications. Proceedings, 2(13), 789. https://doi.org/10.3390/proceedings2130789
A hydrogel coated fibre grating-based pH sensor for biomedical applications has been realised, where Graphene Oxide (GO) had been used to enhance the bonding between the coati...

Integrated fiber Bragg grating incorporated textile carbon reinforcement structures

Conference Proceeding
Alwis, L., Bremer, K., Zheng, Y., Weigand, F., Kuhne, M., Helbig, R., & Roth, B. (2017)
Integrated fiber Bragg grating incorporated textile carbon reinforcement structures. In 2017 IEEE Sensorshttps://doi.org/10.1109/ICSENS.2017.8234106
An optical fibre Bragg grating (FBG) based strain sensor network incorporated in a functionalized textile-based carbon structure (FTCS) that can be used for structural health ...

Structural Health Monitoring Using Textile Reinforcement Structures with Integrated Optical Fiber Sensors

Journal Article
Bremer, K., Weigand, F., Zheng, Y., Alwis, L. S., Helbig, R., & Roth, B. (2017)
Structural Health Monitoring Using Textile Reinforcement Structures with Integrated Optical Fiber Sensors. Sensors, 17(2), 345. https://doi.org/10.3390/s17020345
Optical fiber-based sensors " embedded " in functionalized carbon structures (FCSs) and textile net structures (TNSs) based on alkaline-resistant glass are introduced for the ...

A pilot study: Evaluation of sensor system design for optical fibre humidity sensors subjected to aggressive air sewer environment

Conference Proceeding
Alwis, L. S. M., Bustamante, H., Bremer, K., Roth, B., Sun, T., & Grattan, K. T. V. (2017)
A pilot study: Evaluation of sensor system design for optical fibre humidity sensors subjected to aggressive air sewer environment. In 2016 IEEE SENSORS,https://doi.org/10.1109/icsens.2016.7808482
Research has identified that humidity plays a fundamental role on the conversion of hydrogen sulphide into sulphuric acid during corrosion of concrete in gravity sewers and th...

Metamaterial-based sensor for hemoglobin measurements

Conference Proceeding
Spada, L. L., Iovine, R., & Vegni, L. (2013)
Metamaterial-based sensor for hemoglobin measurements. In 2012 Loughborough Antennas & Propagation Conference (LAPC)doi:10.1109/lapc.2012.6403007
The ratio Oxyhemoglobin to Deoxygenated hemoglobin is an important medical parameter for several diseases diagnostics. In this paper a metamaterial-based sensor, operating in ...

Metamaterial biosensor for cancer detection

Conference Proceeding
La Spada, L., Bilotti, F., & Vegni, L. (2012)
Metamaterial biosensor for cancer detection. In SENSORS, 2011 IEEEdoi:10.1109/icsens.2011.6127103
In this study a low-cost, compact, and high-performing metamaterial-based biosensor operating in the GHz regime is presented. The sensor is designed to detect the presence of ...

Metamaterial-based Sensor Design Working in Infrared Frequency Range

Journal Article
La Spada, L., Bilotti, F., & Vegni, L. (2011)
Metamaterial-based Sensor Design Working in Infrared Frequency Range. Progress in electromagnetics research B. Pier B, 34, 205-223. doi:10.2528/pierb11060303
In this paper, we propose the design of high sensitivity and selectivity metamaterial-based biosensors operating in the THz regime. The proposed sensors consist of planar arra...

Double CSRR for water content detection in biological matter

Conference Proceeding
La Spada, L., Bilotti, F., & Vegni, L. (2011)
Double CSRR for water content detection in biological matter. In 4th EOS Topical Meeting on Optical Microsystems (OµS’11)
In this study, a low-cost, compact, and high-performing metamaterial-based biosensor operating in the THz frequency range is presented. The sensor is designed to detect the pr...

Metamaterial resonator arrays for organic and inorganic compound sensing

Conference Proceeding
La Spada, L., Bilotti, F., & Vegni, L. (2011)
Metamaterial resonator arrays for organic and inorganic compound sensing. In Proceedings Volume 8306, Photonics, Devices, and Systems V; 83060I (2011)doi:10.1117/12.912267
In this paper, an electromagnetic metamaterial resonator operating in the terahertz frequency range is presented. By arranging the resonator in a planar array, it is possible ...