Daniel Hill
Aston University
United Kingdom
Optofluidics and nanophotonics: the integration of novel photonic and plasmonic sensors within microfluidic devices for near proximity analyte flow, novel transduction mechanisms and spectral analysis. Of particular interest are those based on porous membranes, as substrates and templates for nanocolumns and QD/metal nanoparticles polymer-based composites. Within biosensing these can provide real time responses, the use of small sample/reagent volumes and added functionality, whilst for samples with micro and nanoplastics they can segregate them for angle resolved polarimetric SERS analysis.