Electrochemical Devices to Monitor Ionic Analytes for Healthcare and Industrial Applications

Sue Yuan Fan, Sucharita Khuntia, Christine Heera Ahn, Bing Zhang, Li Chia Tai*

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Abstract

Recent advances in electrochemical devices have sparked exciting opportunities in the healthcare, environment, and food industries. These devices can be fabricated at low costs and are capable of multiplex monitoring. This overcomes challenges presnted in traditional sensors for biomolecules and provides us a unique gateway toward comprehensive analyses. The advantages of electrochemical sensors are derived from their direct integration with electronics and their high selectivity along with sensitivity to sense a wide range of ionic analytes at an economical cost. This review paper aims to summarize recent innovations of a wide variety of electrochemical sensors for ionic analytes for health care and industrial applications. Many of these ionic analytes are important biomarkers to target for new diagnostic tools for medicine, food quality monitoring, and pollution detection. In this paper, we will examine various fabrication techniques, sensing mechanisms, and will also discuss various future opportunities in this research direction.

Original languageEnglish
Article number22
JournalChemosensors
Volume10
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2022

Keywords

  • Chemical sensors
  • Electrochemical devices
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Health monitoring
  • Ionic detection

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