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Since we cannot control the pH value of the EBC samples, we needed to measure the pH value while determine the glucose concentration in the EBC. With the fast response time and low volume of the EBC required for HEMT based sensor, a handheld and real-time glucose sensing technology can be realized. 6. Bio-toxin sensing Reliable detection of biological agents in the field and in real time is challenging. Given the adverse consequences of a lack of reliable biological agent sensing on national security, there is a critical need to develop novel, more sensitive and reliable technologies for biological detection in the field (Arnon et al.

The HEMT sensors were also calibrated and exhibited a linear change in current between pH 3-10 of 37µA/pH. Due to the difficulty to collect the EBC with different glucose concentration, the samples for glucose concentration detection were prepare from glucose diluted in PBS or DI water. 0 l/min). The flow rates are directly proportional to the intensity exhalation. Deep breath provides a higher flow rate. A similar study was conducted with pure N2 to eliminate the flow rate effect on sensor sensitivity.

Resonant frequency changes of an anti-PSA antibody coated microcantilever enable a detection sensitivity of ~ 10 pg/ml but this micro-balance approach has issues with the effect of the solution on resonant frequency and cantilever damping (Fernández-Sánchez et al. 2004, Hwang et al. 2004). Antibody-functionalized nanowire FETs coated with antibody provide for low detection levels of PSA (Wang et al. 2009, Anderson et al. 2009), but the scale-up potential is limited by the expensive e-beam lithography requirements.

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