Nano Sensing Devices – Future Directions

Challenges and Opportunities
Conference paper
Part of the NATO Science for Peace and Security Series A: Chemistry and Biology book series (NAPSA)


Nanotechnology offers tremendous opportunities for developing sensing and monitoring devices that are small and inexpensive with rapid response time of multiple analyte detection. In addition, there is the potential for these sensors to have “smart” or active capabilities embedded in them. These devices can help meet critical challenges identified in the environmental, occupational, biological and national security areas.


Sensors Environment Smart devices 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.ORD, NCER, U.S. EPAWashingtonUSA

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